31 Oct
31 Mar

EUGLOH: Introduction to Global Health

Opening hours / Beginning:

31 October 2022 - 31 March 2023



EUGLOH: Introduction to Global Health


The course is intended as a blended learning course, including synchronous (4 sessions) and asynchronous units. The module will last for 12 weeks, and is designed for around 90 working hours (3 ECTS), including 30 hours working with online material and meetings and around 60 hours self-study and project work.


In the asynchronous learning consists of 8 units of self-study interactive eLearning with interactive elements on Moodle, The participants will be led through topics including:

  • the theoretical foundations of global health,
  • the effects of globalisation on health and the burden of disease,
  • the different determinants of health,
  • ethical issues involved in health,
  • strategies to improve global health and
  • working in an interdisciplinary environment,

Participants will also see illustrative examples of current Global Health issues.


During the synchronous sessions, participants will meet online via ‘Zoom’ to form groups and then present their group project. The learned content will be reviewed in interactive tasks on Moodle. As a final assignment, participants will work on a group project which they will present in the final synchronous session.

Synchronous sessions

  • 31st October 2022at 16:00 CEST Kick-Off (introducing students to the course) Compulsory
  • 28th November 2022 at 16:00 CET Introduction to Group Work (students need to complete the first 4 units to take part in this session and continue with the course) Compulsory
  • Optional Session to be scheduled by group and tutor in January to check on progress
  • 27th February 2023 at 16:00 CET Group presentations **Compulsory**
  • 28th February 2023 at 16:00 CET Group presentations **Compulsory**

Credits: 3 ECTS for EUGLOH students

Host: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Registration deadline: 10 Oct 2022 23:59

This event will be held in English. Please find further information on the EUGLOH-website.

The European University Alliance for Global Health (EUGLOH) brings together five universities from across Europe. Together they form a “European University” to develop interdisciplinary projects in the field of Global Health.

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