The Advanced Modules (CAS) offered by the Centre of Medicine and Society are designed for professionals and graduates and offer the opportunity to update knowledge, gain and amplify specific research or intervention skills concerning their area of profession and related research. The modules are intended for qualified professionals to intensify qualification in the field of urbanisation, and global health for example in disease control, migration, environmental management or mental health in urban areas. It is possible to extend the individual modules to a Master of Science in “Global Urban Health”.
- Specifically designed lectures and exercises from experts in the respective field
- Cooperation and networking events
- Amplify specific research or intervention skills in your area of profession
- Certificate of Advanced Studies creditable for Master's Degree in Global Urban Health
Institution and Location
Faculty of Medicine, Center of Medicine and Society, University of Freiburg
University of Freiburg
MSc Global Urban Health
Bismarckallee 22, Third Floor
Target Audience and Prerequisites
Doctors, experienced working professionals and decision makers in the field of urban health to interested newcomers in the field, such as politicians, teachers and scientific journalists.
Advanced Modules / CAS are open to professionals in health, social sciences including economics, urban planning and others holding a higher academic degree or trained professionals with one or more years of working experience.
English skills fluent in written and spoken are required.
Candidates can apply by uploading the completed “Application Form for Advanced Modules” as well as a curriculum vitae and a short motivation letter (half a page). You can find the application forms on the individual shop site of every module.
Course Format, Certification, Quality Assurance
Präsenz / Physical Presence
Each module is a separate entity that leads to a Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS). Further the modules are components of the Master of Science in Global Urban Health. After participation in one advanced module participants can extend their studies to obtain a Master of Science in Global Urban Health.
In case of entering the full Master’s Program, one Advanced Module / CAS can be completed before participating in the core module.
Each module comprises 5 weeks
Dates and Deadlines
This course has already started. When new courses become available they will be added.
The total fee of every 5 week course is 2.500 Euros.
The tuition fee covers coursework, printed materials etc. but does not include accommodation, insurance or other personal living costs during the stay.