Arctic Health

Do you wish to learn about human health in Arctic areas? Join the international summer course in Arctic Health.

You will learn about health patterns in Arctic populations in light of these changes. The course will address living conditions and vital statistics for Arctic populations; it will address determinants and risk factors for health, including genetic susceptibility, environment, social factors, diet and nutrition, smoking, alcohol and substance use.

Besides health patterns, the course will address health systems, challenges and solutions to delivering of health care to small populations in remote areas with limited health care facilities.

Full description available on their webpage.

Formal requirements

  • Medical students: Obtained bachelor degree in Medicine.

  • Public health science students, nursing and midwifery students: Obtained Proff. bachelor degree

  • Health professionals: mid-level training of minimum 3 years

  • Other academics: Obtained bachelor degree in area relevant to the Arctic

Application procedures

The online application form will be available on this web page in January 2019. The application deadline is 1 April 2019.

Contact information
Course Administrator: TBA
Course Responsible: Anders Koch

For more information about Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Copenhagen.


Course details

Academic level(s)Other
Language of instruction
InstitutionUniversity of Copenhagen
Begin date-
End date-
Registration deadline01.04.2019
ECTS credits7.5
Field schoolYes
Fields of studyBasic/broad, general programmes
Teaching placeCopenhagen
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