With Covid-19 (better known as the Corona virus) spreading around the world, it is clearer than ever before that a virus doesn't stop at borders. Do local, national and international governments work together in prevention and extermination of the virus? As the bachelor's in European Public Health (EPH) is about preventing disease and promoting healthy lifestyles for all Europeans with clear European policy, that's a question you could be discussing with your fellow EPH students!
EPH is for those who are interested in health sciences, healthcare and wellness, but also in national and international politics, administration and management, policy and strategy, communications and media. You’ll learn to bridge the gap between health sciences and national and European public health policy. You’ll also develop the skills you need to work in governmental or healthcare-related organisations, or in EU or WHO units, in positions such as a policy advisor, health officer or prevention specialist. Read more >
Meet Charlotte: the student ambassador for the bachelor's in European Public Health.
On her Instagram account she shares her study programme experiences, moments of her life in Maastricht, and much more. Follow her to get a sneak peek of your possible future!
Also, if you have questions about the programme and/or about (student) life in Maastricht, don't hesitate to get in touch with Charlotte through her Instagram page; she's happy to help you with your study choice, as previous student ambassadors helped her with hers.
You probably also have questions about admission, registration, selection procedures, et cetera. Obviously, only the university has the expertise and authority to handle those topics. So please don't pose these questions to Charlotte.
Experience Maastricht University: learn more about the most international university in Europe, find out everything about the study program of your choice and discover our beautiful city. The next Bachelor's Open Day will take place on Saturday, 11 February 2023.
EPH embraces a multidisciplinary approach: you look at public health through the eyes of a clinician, a legal expert and an epidemiologist
The programme's European angle is unique, as other public health programmes focus much more on the national system of that one particular country.
For me, the uniqueness of the bachelor's in European Public Health lies mainly with the European context included in the curriculum
Living and studying abroad is a completely different experience than just travelling: it makes me a more independent and a stronger person than I was before
Treat heart failure in type 2 diabetes with simple nutritional supplements? Researchers at Maastricht UMC+ have discovered that a particular mixture of amino acids could provide a cure for diabetic heart failure.
In a unique animation, Maastricht scientists have visualised the life cycle of the virus for a broad audience. They did this using real microscopic images of infected cells.
The covid pandemic brought pressure to bear on many things. Neurology professor Karin Faber and assistant professor of Healthcare Management Daan Westra look back on a turbulent time.
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