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Global Health Case Competition

The University of Minnesota Global Health Case Competition is a unique opportunity for students from multiple U of M schools and disciplines to collaboratively analyze a real-world global health challenge with the goal of providing helpful strategic recommendations to move the case subject forward efficiently and effectively. Teams of four to six students present their recommendations to an expert panel of judges.


Global Health Day

The annual Global Health Day at the University of Minnesota is held each fall when we come together to celebrate our work, exchange knowledge across disciplines, and make connections.

Our Goal is to champion interdisciplinary opportunities to exchange knowledge and expand abilities of teachers and learners for the advancement of global health.

We accomplish this by creating global health learning opportunities, providing scholarships at home and abroad, and supporting the development of courses to help learners prepare for and conduct global health experiences. 


Our International Programs


Global Local

Interested in global health but can't afford the time or expense of travel?  Check out our Global Local Course. Next offering will be in the Fall semester 2017.


More Global Health Educational Opportunities from Around Campus

Global Health Certificate: Focuses on knowledge, skills, and attitudes to address health issues that transcend national boundaries, and that develop and implement solutions to health problems that requires global cooperation. The Global Health Certificate is offered by the School of Public Health but open to all students who have an undergraduate degree and have a strong interest in global health, who have a desire to understand cultures, and who want to experience first-hand a global field experience which may prepare them for work in a global setting.  

Humanitarian Crisis Simulation: The Humanitarian Crisis Simulation is a 48-hour experience that is designed to immerse participants in an environment typical of humanitarian crises.

Public Health Institute: The Summer Public Health Institute offers numerous global health courses for students and practice professionals. Courses are intensive, highly interactive and application-based with opportunities for field trips, case studies, hands-on labs, and simulations. Learn more on the Public Health Institute website.