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Communicable Diseases and quality assured Programs (CAS)

In this five-week CAS on Communicable Diseases and Quality Assured Programs you will  learn how to deal with such major health threats. We train professionals to use interdisciplinary approaches to explore planning and management issues in urban health with a special  focus on communicable diseases. The globally experienced and  interdisciplinary teaching staff (including experts from WHO, Swiss Tropical Institute and London School of Tropical Medicine) brings together the areas of public health, international relations, disease control, water and sanitation to discuss health policy formulation, implementation, evaluation, and health systems research. This CAS  module is part of the MSc Program in Global Urban Health at the University of Freiburg.

  • Interdisciplinary, international, cutting-edge learning experience
  • Great head start for your career in global health
  • Certificate of Advanced Studies creditable for Master's Degree in Global Urban Health
  • Expertise from globally experienced and interdisciplinary teaching staff

Termine / Veranstaltungsort / Kosten

TerminVeranstaltungsort Kosten
08.01.2024 - 09.02.2024
Artikel-Nr.: UFR-GUH-CAS-ComDis-202401
Freiburg 2.500,00 

Veranstalter und Veranstaltungsort


Centre for Medicine and Society (ZMG)
Faculty of Medicine
University of Freiburg


University of Freiburg
MSc Global Urban Health
Bismarckallee 22, Third Floor
79098 Freiburg

Zielgruppe und Voraussetzungen


Health professionals, social scientists, researchers, and policy makers involved in health policy development and health intervention planning.


  • proficiency in the English language
  • ideally, at least one year of professional experience

Format, Abschluss, Qualitätssicherung

Lehr- / Lernformat

Präsenz / Physical Presence


Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS)

Creditpoints (ECTS)





25 participants


The CAS on “Communicable Diseases and Quality Assured Programs”  is a component of the Master of Science in Global Urban Health at the University of Freiburg. After completing this CAS participants can extend their studies to obtain a Master of Science in Global Urban Health if they take part in the full program.

In case of entering the full Master’s Program, one advanced module / CAS can be completed before participating in the core module.

Termine und Fristen





Includes materials, excursion, administration fee. Living costs are not included.


  • Communicable Diseases Sub-module:

Module conveners:
Winfried V. Kern
Hartmut Hengel
Axel Kroeger

G. Haecker
H. Grundmann
W.V. Kern
A. Kroeger
S. Rieg
D. Wagner
M. Panning
H. Hengel

External experts:
T. Callejas
Ch. Lengeler

  • Needs Assessment and Planning Tools Sub-module:

Module conveners:
Sonia Diaz-Monsalve
Axel Kroeger

S. Diaz-Monsalve
A. Kroeger
D. Niermann
A. Maun

External experts:
N. Dreesch
M. Otmani
Vicki Doyle

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