EUROPEAN UNION PUBLIC HEALTH AND MIGRATIONS

23 jun
Rok prijave 30.06.2022

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 18-22 July 2022

Under the auspices of the Jean Monnet Module on EU Public Health and Migrations (EUPHAM), the Sarajevo School of Science and Technology together with its partner, the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) and in cooperation with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is organizing the first Summer School on EU Public Health and Migrations with a special focus on the challenges and experiences by migrants along the Balkan Route.

The Summer School will host 25 participants from all over the world and will offer a forum to discuss relevant issues related to EU public health standards applied in non-EU countries, the lessons learned and the challenges faces. Lectures and field trips will cover the following topics: public health in the EU and Western Balkans; communicable diseases; cultural approaches to vulnerable groups; EU public health and current debates regarding the application of prescribed standards towards migrants and e-health and EU practices.

  • The Summer School aims to:
  • contribute to better academic, professional and media coverage of the new challenges presented with the migration crisis and Covid-19 pandemic in terms of offering knowledge on EU health policy standards and their specific application and meaning for migrants’ health protection in the European Union.
  • offer the knowledge and skills in addressing importance of universal health care for migrants with focus on evidence-based and inclusive policies.
  • To offer information and models for decision makers.

The participation fee is 25 Euros for students and 35 Euros for all other participants. This fee covers one lunch and one coffee break per day, tuition, conference materials, and field trips in and around the city of Sarajevo.

Who should participate?

  • BA, MA and PhD students of medicine or social sciences who wish to acquire competitive personal competence beneficial for their future careers in academia or in practice-oriented professions;
  • Members of civil society organizations, practitioners;
  • Public servants working with migrants, decision-makers;
  • Everyone who is interested in in migrations, public health, EU health policy and vulnerable groups.

Please send the completed application form with a letter of intent no later than June 30, 2022 at 23:59 to [email protected] and [email protected]

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