International Doctoral Courses and Seminars in Health Economics and Policy

Posted on: 
Jun 12, 2017
Start Date: 
Jul 26, 2017
Duration of the Program: 
24 months
Application Deadline: 
Jun 23, 2017

International Doctoral Courses and Seminars in Health Economics and Policy

Posted on: 
Jun 12, 2017
Start Date: 
Jul 26, 2017
Duration of the Program: 
24 months
Application Deadline: 
Jun 23, 2017

Program Details

PhD Programs
Title after Completion of Studies: 
Students enrolled in the program will pursue a PhD program in economics in their own University
Study Options: 
Full-Time

Regular Fee: 
€300,00

International Student Fee : 
€300,00

Comment: 

Tuition fees

  • Free for PhD students registered in a member university of the Swiss School of Public Health (SSPH+)
  • Euros 300.- per course for students not registered in a member university of the SSPH+
  • Euros 1’500.- for students following all the courses

Certification

  • Students receive a certificate for each course that they attend
  • Each completed course is awarded 3 ECTS
  • Students who pass an exam receive a certificate of success and a grade report
  • A certificate for having achieved the PhD specialisation in Health Economics will be awarded for having achieved 18 credits (6 courses). The approval will be signed by the program director

Funding Options Available: 
No
Location: 
Each of the partner universities offer courses (Basel, Lausanne, Lugano, Lucerne and Zurich)
Administration office - Università della Svizzera italiana, Via G. Buffi 13
6900 Lugano
Switzerland

The program

The goal of the program is to offer advanced and highly specialized courses in health economics and policy, as well as seminars and workshops with leading international experts. This program is being offered within the framework of the Swiss School of Public Health (SSPH+) and the various partners of SSPH+ (Basel, Lausanne, Lucerne, Lugano and Zurich) will offer specialized courses for the participants.

The objectives

The International doctoral Courses and Seminars in Health Economics and Policy are intended for PhD students from Swiss universities as well as foreign universities who wish to enhance their specific knowledge and sharpen their capabilities in the field of health economics and policy. Researchers with a PhD in economics and related disciplines as well as health researchers with a significant interest in economics who wish to deepen their knowledge of some topics can also be admitted

 

More information

Please, send us an email if you need more information: beba.grob@usi.ch

 

Overview of Courses: 

Date - Location

Course Title

Facilitator

26-30 June 2017

Lausanne

Inequalities in Health and Health Care

Tom Van Ourti

Owen O'Donnell

28 August - 1 September 2017

Basel

Microeconomic Topics in Health Economics Mathias Kifmann

January 2018

Lucerne

Empirical Policy Evaluation in Health

Maarten Lindeboom

Bas van der Klaauw

April 2018

Basel

Experimental Health Economics Jeannette Brosig-Koch

May 2018

Lugano

Health Policy Andrew Street

July 2018

Lausanne

Advanced Methods and Theory in Cost Effectiveness Analysis Anirban Basu

August 2018

Lucerne

Economics of Health Behaviors Catherine Mclean

 

Application Requirements:

  • Graduate degree in related discipline
  • Personal data/curriculum vitae
  • Enrollment Form

Doctoral Program Entry Requirements

Applicants of the International Doctoral Courses and Seminars in Health Economics and Policy need to:

  • be registered as candidates of a PhD in economics or in a related discipline

  • demonstrate sufficient proficiency in microeconomics, and

  • demonstrate sufficient proficiency in econometrics or statistics.

A full resume, along with the enrollment form will have to be submitted to the administration of the program. A final decision with regards to admission will be taken after a thorough and individual assessment of the application.

 

Application form: Download HERE

Class Size: 
10 - 20 students

Average % of International Students: 
around 30%

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