The EHESP is offering preparation programs for both the external and internal examinations.

They includes the following components:

  • Lectures giving an introduction to social welfare and health policy and public health; institutions and players within the health and social welfare area; the role of medication, current regulations
  • Debate on the missions of the public health medical inspector, the public health pharmacy inspector and an analysis of the inspector’s role
  • Presentation of work methods and the examination: executive summary, essay, case study of a file, discussion
  • Organisation of a mock selection committee
  • Oral examination preparation
  • One day will be devoted to preparation for the oral examinations
  • Two sit-down written tests during the session.


Responsable pédagogique

Morgane LAINEZ

Contact pédagogique

Marie-Hélène BERRY
Tel : +33 (0) 2 99 02 29 57 – E-mail :


E-mail :

To find out more about the job and eligibility criteria for the competitive examinations

Visit the website of the Ministry of Health, Youth, Sport and Community

Modified on 18 October 2021