Exchange program — Health Professionals in International Perspective
The program starts 1 February 2025 and 1 February 2026
Ever wonder how culture affects the way we eat, live, communicate? How social media fits into the mix? Learn to expand your perspective on the health profession. Discover how you can combine foods and cultures from around the world. To become a better health professional. A better global citizen.
Why Health Professionals in International Perspective?
Choose to study abroad during the second part of this exchange program. See how the healthcare profession is done in other parts of the world.
Learn from multicultural pros
You get insights from professionals who work all over the world. Learn from their experience how today’s international health topics are dealt with.
Gain a broader context
Deepen your skill set and knowledge in your own work. Add to your professional profile. And learn to see your job in a broader context.
Quick facts about the Health Professionals in International Perspective
School of Allied Health
The School of Allied Health contributes to a healthy region; a region where people can participate in their communities and lead productive and meaningful lives. We do this together with the professional field of allied healthcare, with partners in the public sector and with the business community.
How you make a healthier difference
Health Professionals in International Perspective (HIP) covers all kinds of health-related topics. You learn about food and culture around the world. And how they affect the health profession. But you also go in depth about international health. About your professional identity. And how you use social media and trending health topics. In short, you become more of a global citizen.
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? 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?