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Fall Information Session — Study Global Health in India

Hybrid | In-person + Zoom

Learn about global health in India! Join the Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility for an info session about our winter course in Mysore, India, as well as other global health opportunities in Ecuador and right here in the Twin Cities

In India: Global Health, Globalization and Leadership (GHSR 6715), you'll have the opportunity to: 

  • Learn with peers through classroom-based activities from local Indian faculty and healthcare providers
  • Explore Mysore with guided site visits to health care facilities, cultural sites, and community locations
  • Gain leadership skills needed in the fields of global health and development

India: Global Health, Globalization and Leadership is open to UMN graduate and professional students for credit (GHSR 6715, 3 cr.) as well as UMN alumni and community learners for non-credit enrollment. Past cohorts have included students from public health, medicine, public policy, education, social work, and more. 

The course takes place December 28, 2023 – January 13, 2024. 

UMN students are eligible for CGHSR Student Scholarships for our international courses. Apply on your India course application.

Other Global Health Opportunities for UMN Students 

At our fall info session, we will also provide information on other opportunities in global health for UMN students:

Ecuador: Social, Environmental, and Cultural Determinants of Health

Travel to Quito, Ecuador to experience the diverse nature of global health and development and their impacts on Ecuadorian and Latin American life. In this course, students will explore Quito with short-term observational field visits to places such as urban health centers, private and public hospitals, traditional healing centers, agricultural sites, and Indigenous communities. Course will take place summer 2024.

Global Health Case Competition

Our Global Health Case Competition is a unique opportunity for graduate and undergraduate students from multiple schools and disciplines to come together to develop innovative solutions for 21st century global health issues. Competition applications will open November 1st.

Global Health Student Advocacy Board 

The Global Health Student Advocacy Board (GHSAB) is an interprofessional global health student group. This committee includes student representatives from graduate and professional programs across the Health Sciences. GHSAB meets once per month and advises the Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility on programs and activities.