Admissions Open for Global Health International Summer Program 2023 at Ben Gurion Negev


Samarpita Goswami
Updated on Dec 14, 2022 11:25 AM IST

Ben Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) is inviting applications for its 2023 international summer program on Global Health. Check out details regarding programme delivery, admission requirements, cost and how to apply.

Admissions Open for Global Health International Summer Program 2023 at Ben Gurion Negev

Ben Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), a fast-growing research university in Israel, has invited applications from eligible students for the eighth edition of its ‘Global Health International Summer Program’.

The School of Public Health is leading the programme, which is a part of BGU’s Faculty of Health Sciences. The school also has a membership in the Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region (ASPHER) and is a leader in public health policy in Israel and abroad. The prominent research programmes undertaken by the school are related to the impact of geopolitics on pollution, access to healthcare services and well-being.

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About the Programme

Global Health is an interdisciplinary field that incorporates both theory and social involvement while including disciplines such as sociology, political science, ethics, economics, medicine, epidemiology, etc. It broadens the traditional outlook on health by considering social and environmental determinants affecting an individual’s health.

This programme studies the impact of ecological factors on health and also examines the effect of inequalities in class, gender and race on access to healthcare services. Here are some important details of the Global Health International Summer Program:

Programme Delivery

  • Students will be provided with a comprehensive learning experience that will combine classroom study, professional field trips, and a one-week practicum.

  • They will be able to learn about various aspects of global health decision making such as globalisation, ethics and migration.

  • Students will also learn from case studies such as the global impact of Climate Change, Covid-19, Mental Health, AIDS and more.

  • The programme will be delivered in English.

The following is a brief highlight of the Global Health International Summer Program:



Course Type

Summer Program

Offered By

School of Public Health, Ben Gurion University of the Negev


Beersheba, Israel

Application Deadline

March 10, 2023

Course Start Date

July 9, 2023

Course End Date

August 3, 2023

Scholarships Available


Admission Requirements

Given below is the admission requirement or eligibility criteria for admission to the Global Health International Summer Program at the Ben Gurion University of the Negev. The eligible students are: 

  • Those who are in their third year or higher year of bachelor’s degree.

  • Those who are pursuing master’s degrees or PhD in the fields of health sciences.

  • Health professionals who have an interest in Public Policy and Health Economics.

  • Those who have English language proficiency.

Application for the course must be made by filling up the application form given at the university's website. An admission committee will review all the applications.

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Cost of the Programme

The various costs related to the programme are given below:

Expense Head

Cost (in USD)

Application Fee


Tuition Fees




Students must note that the tuition fees include health insurance, professional field trips, social activities and excursions. However, it does not include airfare and personal expenses. Scholarships are also available for meritorious and academically brilliant students.

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