Health Delivery and PrioritizationSemester Course

Public Health
Week-Long Study Tour
Core Course Week Study Tour
Western Denmark
Major Discipline(s)
Pre-Medicine/Health Science, Public Health, Public Policy
Core Course
Fall/Spring semester

Different countries choose different approaches to the provision of healthcare. Through this course, you gain insight into how healthcare is organized and financed in Denmark and Northern Europe, and you investigate the impact of the social, economic, and political history on the present systems. You analyze principles of priority-setting in health care, and discuss and assess possible solutions to challenges such as aging populations, inequality in health and rising healthcare expenditures.

A Unique Housing Opportunity

Request to live in the Public Health Living & Learning Community (LLC) next semester with fellow students who enjoy learning about and living a healthy Danish lifestyle.

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Tine Poulsen

DIS Copenhagen Faculty

PhD, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences (University of Copenhagen, 2013); M.Sc. and B.Sc Public Health (University of Copenhagen 2004/2002). Project manager (Roskilde Hospital, Region Sjælland 2013-15), Consultant (Municipality of Gladsaxe, 2002-2007). With DIS since 2016.

Public Health, Tine Poulsen

Louise Bagger Iversen

DIS Copenhagen Faculty

M.Sc. and B.Sc. Public Health (University of Copenhagen, 2011/2007). Consultant in the Planning Department (Quality and Development, Region Sjælland, 2011-2014). Board member of the Danish Association for Public Health Science (2015-present). With DIS since 2014.