Research institutes

International Health

The mission of the FHML Department of International Health is to provide high quality, interdisciplinary, state-of-the-art (content and form), innovative education and research with societal relevance addressing health and societal challenges, proposing solutions with impact at the local, national and international level.

We focus on policy and workforce development in public health.


We aspire to be recognised for impact through education and research in the areas of:

  • Evidence-informed decision making for public health policy and practice
  • Public health workforce analysis and professionalisation
  • Competency development and capacity building in public health
  • Educational innovation and research for under- and postgraduate learning
  • Public health strategy and leadership
  • Public health law, governance and ethics
  • Environmental health policy and OneHealth
  • Public participation and health literacy
  • Europe as a globalising health actor



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Department of International Health

Postal address PO Box 616 6200 MD
+31 43 38 82 204