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|Program Type:||Study Center||Program Language(s):||English|
|Area of Study(s):||Biology, Health: Science, Society & Policy, Sociology||Minimum Semesters of Previous Language Study Required:||0|
|Housing Options:||Apartment (shared), Dormitory, Homestay, Other||Minimum GPA:||3.0|
Northern European healthcare systems are currently facing rising costs, aging populations, and socio-economic inequality. Analyze and debate these challenges and their interplay with the organization, financing, and prioritization within the systems.
- Examine what determines the setting of priorities for healthcare provision and the relationship between the many stakeholders involved in policymaking and delivery of health services
- Access real-life and current debates within the Danish healthcare system by presenting a semester-long research project in collaboration with a Danish public health institution
- While on course-integrated study tours, compare and contrast national healthcare systems in Eastern and Western Europe
This program is right for you, if you study public health, public policy, or health science, or wish to pursue a graduate degree or future career in the health professions.
Health Delivery and Prioritization
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits
Build your knowledge of public health by analyzing and comparing the organization of different Northern European healthcare systems. Examine the structural and financial framework related to public health and the provision of health services, and discuss how to prioritize resources.
Week-Long Study Tour: Helsinki-Tallinn
Core Course Week: Study tour to Western Denmark + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen
Visit disabroad.org for a full list of over 250 additional elective courses!
Brandeis Specific InformationPlease note that the following programs are NOT approved for Brandeis credit:
- Architecture and Design
- Textile Design
- Host Family
**Optional Study Tours - Brandeis will not pay the additional fees for optional study tours, this cost will be billed to the student directly. This applies for 1-credit optional study courses as well as optional study tours attached to 3-credit courses.
Brandeis students can apply directly through the Office of Study Abroad for admission into the DIS program.
Visit the Brandeis Study Abroad Website in order to obtain more information about the internal application process, advising hours, academic credit, and financial aid transfer.