Public Health

In Sweden and across Europe, the complex relationship between migration and existing healthcare structures is an ongoing challenge. Through contemporary case studies, investigate migrants’ health needs and evaluate their access to care.

Program Highlights

  • Analyze the challenges and opportunities that migration presents to the Swedish healthcare system, and other services in Sweden and Europe
  • Engage in debates on the current issues surrounding integration of asylum seekers, refugees, and other migrant groups
  • Travel with your classmates and DIS faculty on course-integrated Study Tours to compare Swedish and European approaches to migration and health

Is This Program For You?

It’s a good fit if you study:

  • Global Health
  • Political Science
  • Pre-Medicine/Health Science
  • Public Health
  • Sociology

Sweden has a long-standing reputation for welcoming migrants. By focusing on public health and migration, we are combining Swedish and international perspectives to support your global outlook and understanding of migration and its relation to the public health field.”
-Rachel Irwin
DIS faculty member

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