This course is interdisciplinary and will bridge science from epidemiology, medicine, biology, public health, environmental science, social science, economy, geography and management. The course contains principles of infectious diseases epidemiology which allow the participants to understand mode of transmission, risk factors and epidemiologic study designs that are used to guide prevention and control of infectious diseases. The course will discuss surveillance system and outbreak investigation and response for infectious diseases. Notably, the course will emphasize the "One Health" paradigm, an evolving approach to tackle health as relationship between, human, animal and environment and now is using globally as one of the best strategies to confront infectious diseases.
Infectious Disease Epidemiology and One Health Response, 7.5 credits
Autumn Term 2022
29 August 2022
28 September 2022
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Outline for distance course
The course will be taught through a variety of flexible teaching methods which allow students to gain deep understanding, these may include lectures, seminars, case studies, group discussion, scientific papers reading, computer lab, site visit, scenarios and film show. Attendance at calls and seminars is mandatory. The course is given in English.
120 ECTS as part of a bachelor's degree or equivalent knowledge including a minimum of 30 ECTS within one of the following: biomedicine, medicine, economics, public health science, biology, environmental health, environmental science, science-, engineering- and environmental studies, veterinary medicine or political science. English for basic as eligibility for higher education.
Application deadline was
19 April 2022.
Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens.