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Education at the Department of Epidemiology and Global Health

The Department of Epidemiology and Global Health offers education on Master’s and Research education level, and we also give courses and individual sessions within Bachelor’s level programmes at other departments.

We have an exciting study environment where people with different educational and cultural background meet. A majority of our education is given in English and our teachers are from all over the world.

International Student Guide

Essential information for your stay in Umeå.

We have a shared vision of equitable health and welfare across the globe and a shared mission of transformative education.

Our Pedagogical Vision of the Educational Environment is based on core principles and didactic strategies including active, collaborative, and reflective learning.

I saw the need for public health intervention

Cartrine Anyango, PhD student at the Department of epidemiology and global health, want to make difference.

Director-General recommends public health studies

Dr. Tedros, WHO Director-General and honorary doctor at Umeå University, urges studies in health.

Alumnus Moyukh Chowdhury – One of the new voices of Global Health

After a Master’s degree in Public Health Moyukh Chowdhury from Bangladesh decided to stay in Sweden.

Research education

Research education at Epidemiology and Global Health


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