After its 10 years of existence and 250 graduates of 70 nationalities, the Europubhealth programme now becomes “Europubhealth+” and includes a new partner university (Maastricht University), prestigious associated partners and a range of innovative academic features.
The Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) of the European Commission renewed its support for the European Master in Public Health Europubhealth by awarding it the Erasmus+: Erasmus Mundus label of excellence for 4 more years.
6 European universities, with the EHESP School of Public Health as coordinating institution, collaborate to deliver this innovative, integrated 2-year Master course (120 ECTS) for students wishing to engage in a public health career. Emphasizing at its core the urgent need to build sustainable health systems whilst addressing health inequalities, EPH+ provides multi-disciplinary training delivered in a unique multi-cultural environment.
- 1st year: “foundations of public health” offered in English by the School of Health and Related Research in Sheffield (UK) or in Spanish by the Andalusian School of Public Health (Spain).
- 2nd year: courses + internship of 2 to 4 months + drafting and defence of a master thesis.
Students choose 1 of 7 pathways which focus on specific public health functions or disciplines.
EPH+ skills-up the best students seeking to tackle contemporary global health challenges. This includes leading technological and organisational innovation, ensuring implementation of policies and programmes consistent with laws and regulations, responding to the burdens of chronic conditions, containing threats such as environmental incidents or emerging infections, and managing an ageing population.
Contact : Marion LECOQ – Europubhealth Coordination Program Officer, International Relations Department
ParticipaTIC 2016-2019: develop the skills of stakeholders in the field of social inclusion of disabled people
Creation of a free and accessible digital learning platform to strengthen the competencies to defend the rights of disabled persons.
ParticipaTIC kick-off meeting was held at EHESP. The project has received the label of excellence Erasmus+ from the European Commission for the period 2016-2019.
This innovative project is founded on a methodology fostering the coconstruction of knowledge of the participants, particularly disabled people. ParticipaTIC aims to develop a learning community through dynamic interaction between the different stakeholders during the development of the initial training module content but also through the empowerment of disabled people and their leaders.
ParticipaTIC project is being led by the EHESP in partnership with 8 other organisations working in the field of disability training or the DPO field. These comprise Gravir asbl ; Haute École Libre de Brussels; Haute École Louvain en Hainaut (Belgium) ; Institut de Formation en Pédicurie-Podologie, Ergothérapie, Masso-Kinésithérapie ; Collectif Handicap 35 ; Fédération Handicap International ; Université Catholique de Lille (France) ; SSEO Technical Assistance (Romania), and ASA Handicap Mental (Switzerland).
Next meeting: end of november, the consortium members will meet to discuss the training of partners on Information Technology and Communication for Education.
Contact : Marie CUENOT, Project Coordinator ParticipaTIC, Department of Human and Social Sciences – Maison des sciences sociales du handicap (MSSH – House of social sciences and disabilities