International Public Health
Do you want to be a frontline practitioner and play a role in the improvement of health for all? Then join this minor!
The Minor Public Health is an English-language minor for Dutch and international students of Nursing and Health Studies. You will acquire knowledge and skills to give shape to public health as a novice public health practitioner. The first 10 weeks of this minor you will learn the essential elements of public health and the process of public health in order to write a community action plan.
During the second period of ten weeks you will acquire skills to become culturally competent and learn about leadership and management. During this second block, you will do a public health assignment for an external customer. International students may restrict their application to the first ten weeks.
Knowledge of and affinity with health care as well as knowledge of research methodology
Length of the programme
1 semester (5 months)
The programme is offered from September to January and February to July.
International students can apply via the International Student Office. This is also the place to go for questions about visas, residence permits, accommodation, insurance, etc.
tel: +31 (0) 50 595 3742