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Master's programme in Global Health

2 years
120 credits (ECTS)

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Here you will find useful information about your studies at the Master's programme in Global Health.

Programme overview

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Course overview

You find more information about each course below. All course syllabi can also be found at this page.

Links to Canvas/course syllabi:

Semester 1

Semester 2

Semester 3

Semester 4

Interdisciplinarity and participating departments

In order for you to acquire a broad perspective and the tools needed to address complex global health challenges, the programme integrates theories and methods from four faculties and five departments:

The programme is directed and developed through a board and a college, where all participating departments are represented, together with the students.

Forms and documents

Please post forms to Administration MGH/MPH, Box 463, 40530 Göteborg

How to apply for a study break

You are always welcome to discuss your plans with the study counsellor before you submit an application. The study counsellor can also establish an individual study plan for you and is bound by professional silence.

Study abroad - Exchanges

Exchange Studies 
It is possible to apply for and do exchange studies during the third semester in our international programs in public or global health. Interested students can apply for courses (or internship) abroad, free of choice, on a bachelor´s or master´s level at our selected partner universities. The courses should be in the field of/ or related to subject area global/public health. The credits obtained after successfully completed studies abroad are transferred upon request and included in the student’s degree. 

Application periods 
Application period 1: 10 December - 1 February  (deadline)(outbound autumn/spring) 

study abroad
study abroad

Sahlgrenska Academy Faculty agreements
Below our current  faculty partners 2023-12-15 (Global Public Health Sciences).

Faculty agreements Global Public Health

Certificate of International merits
Certificate of International merits (CIM) gives you who are studying an education at Sahlgrenska Academy the opportunity to collect international merits which can then be presented in a diploma.


Study counsellor
Emma Rönnquist
+46 31-786 35 98

Programme Director
Mayssa Rekhis

Deputy Director
Sharon Fonn

Programme administrator
Anna Nilsson

Evelina Nyström
Evelina Nyström
International Coordinator 

Drop in Tuesdays 13:00-14:00 on Zoom