The French School of Public Health highly prizes the development of international relations, considered as a mission in its own right, especially in the following areas:
- Courses for health and social services professionals
- Higher education in the public health field
- Public health research
For more than 20 years, the French School of Public Health has become a key player in public health at the international level. The school is an active member of numerous international professional, academic and scientific networks.
The French School of Public Health’s international strategy prioritizes the development of lasting, targeted relations with a limited number of countries and institutions. These selective partnerships translate into a range of shared activities, such as: collaborative research, double degrees, complementary reinforcement of training provision, transfer of competences and technology, student and lecturers as well as collaborations in international calls for tenders. It is vital for the French School of Public Health that such collaborations be strengthened so that its lecturers and students are able to take full advantage of them.
The main partner countries of the French School of Public Health are from:
- Europe and the Mediterranean region : Algeria, Belgium, Finland, Ireland, Lebanon, Morocco, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom
- Americas: Brazil, Canada, United-States
- Asia: China, Vietnam
- Africa: Benin, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Republic of the Congo
This list of targeted countries may change in line with modifications to the International strategy of the school.
The French School of Public Health undertakes to increase its participation in transnational research and training projects in the following fields:
- analysis of social protection and health policy
- organisation and management of health and care services, including preventive measures/systems
- environment and health
- health safety
- health promotion and prevention strategies