Exchange program — Global Health
The program starts 1 February 2024 and 1 September 2024
Want to help minimize today’s global health issues? This program teaches you how. From defining and analyzing health in a specific place. To developing community-based health interventions. You learn to conduct clear community research. See what they need and why. Take action.
Why Global Health?
Get a solid preparation
The first 10 weeks are in Nijmegen. There you learn, develop and prepare for an actual project. Get all the knowledge you need before you start.
Get hands-on experience
In a Dutch location or low/middle income country. Work in a project team. Weigh socio-economic and cultural factors influencing health.
Work directly with local partners
Conduct research for and with local partners. Collaborating on this level gives you unique work experience and recognition in the field.
What does Global Health mean?
Why is it suitable for all studies? Watch this clip and you know the answer!
Quick facts about the Global Health exchange program
How you make a difference in the near future
Global Health covers health- and community-related topics. You work in an international and interprofessional student team. Learn how to communicate clearly and simply. You research a community health problem. And develop a health promotion intervention. Or innovative health project. Think about working with obese children, migrants or the elderly. To improve their lives and their community.
School of Health Studies
At the School of Health Studies we train students to become innovative, inquisitive and enterprising professionals. Our domains are nursing, allied medical care and arts therapy. We work closely with the professional field and stay up-to-date on developments.
Why study in the Netherlands?
The Netherlands has a large population of international students so you won’t feel alone. In fact, 1 in 10 students is an international student. Why do so many international students come here? Because the Netherlands has excellent, affordable higher education. It also has a thriving economy (18th in the world) so there are plenty of job opportunities. What’s more, the Dutch are open-minded and almost everyone speaks English.
Discover the city of Nijmegen
The lovely university town of Nijmegen has a great atmosphere. Just wander through its beautiful old streets and you feel its rich history. Looking for a charming pub or restaurant, a bit of culture or a great night out? Nijmegen has all this and more. Keen on sport or nature? Nijmegen has loads of sports clubs and is surrounded by beautiful forests full of hiking and bicycle trails.
HAN Nijmegen campusKapittelweg 33
6525 EN Nijmegen
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What topics do you learn about? Which learning methods are used? And how are you assessed?