Migration, Violence and Mental Health among Urban Poor

City councils, politicians, NGOs and others are in urgent need of developing a rational approach of dealing with related problems such as the exponential growth of large cities as well as a notable increase of mental health issues. This program is based on national and international Global Health and Urban Health concepts. It provides an interdisciplinary approach to dealing with the challenges of migration, disintegration of families, violence stress related conditions, mental illnesses such as depression and anxiety syndromes, ill health due to crowding, and other phenomena of urbanization. You will learn from both scientists and practitioners from various backgrounds: mental health care specialists, migration experts, conflict advisers, and social scientists from anthropology, international relations and religious studies.
  • Präsenz
  • Vollzeit
  • English
  • 5 Wochen
  • Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS)
  • 10 ECTS
  • förderfähig

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


Das sollten Sie mitbringen

  • proficiency in reading and speaking English     
  • ideally: at least one year of professional experience

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Anmerkungen zum Abschluss
Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS)
The CAS on "Migration, Violence and Mental Health among Urban Poor" 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.

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