Global Health in an Interprofessional setting: A Caring Science Perspective

  • 7.5 credits
  • Distance learning
  • Second cycle
  • Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society

Global migration will affect health care services both nationally and internationally. This course will give you insight into global health from the perspective of caring sciences in interprofessional setting. You will get an in-depth understanding of living conditions, life-style, diet, health behaviours, etc. of populations from a global health perspective and how it can be incorporated when providing health care in Sweden.

Information on distance learning

5 online sessions will be scheduled, including presentation at the examination seminar. Attendance at all sessions is mandatory and will be scheduled during day time according to Swedish time (CET /UTC+1)
The learning activities will take place digitally and consist of lectures, online discussions, interview and self-study. The examination will consist of a written report based on interviews of health care professionals in humanitarian organisations and an oral presentation at an online seminar.  Access to computer with camera, microphone and internet is required.

Application Autumn 2023

  • Part time (50%), Distance learning, Lecturing in daytime
  • Mandatory seminars: 0,  Other seminars: 0
  • 02 October 2023 - 10 December 2023
  • Language: English
  • Application deadline: 17 April 2023
  • Application code: KI-11004

Specific entry requirements

A minimum of 120 credits and a Bachelor's degree or a professional degree in health care. And proficiency in English equivalent to English B/English 6.


The selection is based on academic credits (30-285). All documents must have reached University Admissions by the deadline for the supporting documents 21 June 2023. The first selection results will be published at your account at on the 12th of July 2023. You must reply to your admissions offer.


The application is made through University Admissions in Sweden.
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If you have citizenship within the EU/EEA, or Switzerland, you are not required to pay application or tuition fees. For further details:

Application fee

900 SEK

Tuition fee

Total amount: 25 000 SEK
First instalment: 25 000 SEK
Payment of fees


For more information about the course and its outline, please contact:
Zarina Kabir,

If you have questions about application and admission procedures please visit

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