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  • Locations: Nyon, Switzerland; Rabat, Morocco
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: COF applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Click here for a definition of this term Program Description: Provider Program, which is off-campus Semester/Summer Academic Program offered by a non-COF entity Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: Both English and Target/Host Language
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Click here for a definition of this term Restrictions: Undergraduate Only
Program Description:

Examine models of health systems and development policy in Geneva and the surrounding region, the world’s capital for international organizations dedicated to public health, social justice, and sustainable development.

switzerlandThe program investigates prominent issues dominating the international health and development arena. Students learn through onsite briefings and lectures with health and development experts at international and nongovernmental organizations such as the University Hospital of Geneva, the World Health Organization, and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS. The program’s eight-day excursion to Morocco provides students with a different vantage point in which to compare and contrast public health systems and the impact of development on health.

Major topics of study include:

  • links between health, the environment, and development
  • healthcare interventions in complex emergencies
  • vulnerable groups such as migrants
  • access to medicines
  • health security
  • mental health


Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.