About the Department of Epidemiology and Global Health
The Epidemiology and Global Health Department is an international, multidisciplinary research and teaching environment located within Umeå University’s Faculty of Medicine.
Our research training focuses on health problems and possible solutions in settings throughout the world.
Our Masters degree programmes in public health and health economics recruit widely: from Sweden, from elsewhere in Europe, and from countries in all other continents of the world.
Vision - Mission - Values
Our VISION is to be an international, collaborative and diverse academic environment committed to social change for equitable health and welfare. Northern Sweden is our home, and the world is our landscape.
Our MISSION is to undertake meaningful work through multidisciplinary research and transformative education, and by engaging collaboratively with the surrounding society, both within Sweden and internationally.
The VALUES of solidarity, curiosity and integrity guide our daily work. Our environment strives for