22 April 2025

Health in Emergencies and Refugee Health

*This course is offered every other year. Next course is in Spring Semester 2025.

Learn to design and develop appropriate public health management strategies for humanitarian response including planning, coordination, monitoring and evaluation.

This course offers an overview of issues involved in providing health interventions in emergency settings; the epidemiology of excess mortality and morbidity; the agreed guidelines and the role definitions among local, national and international actors. Both conventional wisdom and divergent views will be presented.

The course consists of 4 weeks of part-time online learning followed by 2 weeks of full-time, face-to-face studies at University of Copenhagen, Denmark.








Course details

Duration: 6 weeks (4 weeks online / 2 weeks on campus)
Dates: 22 April - 16 May 2025 (online)
19 - 30 May 2025 (on campus)
Place: University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Course fee: EU/EEA citizens
Master student: 13,500 DKK
Single course student: 15,000 DKK

Non-EU/EEA citizens 
Master student: 19,250 DKK
Single course student: 20,000 DKK

Terms and conditions
Level and credit: Master's course; 5 ECTS
Examination date: See exam dates
Application deadline: 25 February 2025
Admission: To be admitted, you must meet the admission criteria for Master of Disaster Management

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