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Ben-Gurion University of the Negev invites applications for their Global Health International Summer Program

2022-12-06 04:16:53 Education


New Delhi, February 9, 2022: The Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) is once again inviting applications for the Seventh edition of its ‘Global Health International Summer Program’.

The program is led by BGU’s School of Public Health, a leading school within BGUs Faculty of Health Sciences. It is a Member of the Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region (ASPHER), a leader of public health policy in Israel, and abroad. The school has been engaged in researching the impact of geopolitics on pollution, access to health care services, and wellbeing.

World-renowned professors and lecturers like Prof. Nadav Davidovitch, Dr. Anat Rosenthal, Dr. Maya Leventer-Roberts, Dr. Yannai Kranzler, Prof. Mark Katz, Prof. A. Mark Clarfield and Prof. Michael Yudell will be leading the program on campus.

Global health has emerged as an interdisciplinary field incorporating both theory and social involvement, including disciplines such as medicine, epidemiology, sociology, economics, political sciences, ethics, and more. It broadens the traditional medical outlook on health, considering environmental and social determinants afflicting one’s health; it reckons health to be impacted by ecological factors and examines how class, race, and gender inequalities affect access to health care services.

Program delivery

The Summer Program will provide students with a comprehensive learning experience that combines classroom study, professional field trips, and a one-week practicum. Participant in the program will not only learn about global health but will also visit places and meet people that actually demonstrate aspects of the materials covered. The program will be taught entirely in English.

Admission Cycle:

Application deadline: March 20, 2022

Courses dates: July 10 - August 4, 2022

Admission Requirements:

· Students in their 3rd year (at least) of undergraduate studies, or pursuing their Master’s or Ph.D., in the fields of Health Sciences or Social Sciences, as well as health professionals with interest in Public Policy and Health Economics.

· English proficiency required.

· All applications will be evaluated by an admissions committee.


Application Fee - $60 (Non-refundable)
Tuition - $2000*

Accommodations - $450

*Tuition includes health insurance, professional field trips, Does not include airfare, meals & personal expenses.

Scholarships: Scholarships are available for outstanding students.

About Ben-Gurion University of the Negev:

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) is the fastest growing research university in Israel. With 20,000 students, 4,000 staff and faculty members, and three campuses in Beer-Sheva, Sde Boker and Eilat, BGU is an agent of change, fulfilling the vision of David Ben-Gurion, Israel’s legendary first prime minister, who envisaged the future of Israel emerging from the Negev. The University is at the heart of Beer-Sheva's transformation into an innovation district, where leading multinational corporations and start-ups eagerly leverage BGU’s expertise to generate innovative R&D.

BGU effects change, locally, regionally, and internationally. With faculties in Engineering Sciences; Health Sciences; Natural Sciences; Humanities and Social Sciences; Business and Management; and Desert Studies, the University is a recognized national and global leader in many fields, actively encouraging multi-disciplinary collaborations with government and industry, and nurturing entrepreneurship and innovation in all its forms.

BGU is also a university with a conscience, active both on the frontiers of science and in the community. Over a third of our students participate in one of the world's most developed community action programs.

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