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Archived Curricula Guide 2015–2017
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HEAIH02 Human Mobility and Health 5 ECTS
Organised by
Master's Degree Programme in Health Sciences
Person in charge
Announced in the teaching schedule
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
School of Health Sciences
Curricula 2012 – 2015
TERKAN7 Human Mobility and Health 5 ECTS


Strategic themes: Internationalisation, Sustainable development

Learning outcomes

After the successful completion of the course, the students will
• understand the magnitude and determinants of human mobility
• know how human mobility impacts on global health and health care
• be able to appraise scientific literature and to make oral presentations


• Key definitions in human mobility and immigrant status
• Historical trends, current situation, and future predictions on the magnitude and directions of human mobility
• Determinants of human mobility
• The impact of human mobility on global disease epidemiology
• Immigrant health and health care
• Special issues in travelers’ health
• Injuries and mortality related to road traffic
• Environmental consequences of road and air traffic
• International mobility of health care personnel: magnitude, causes and consequences

Teaching methods

Classroom work max 48 h

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In English

Active participation in tutorials and group works, and passing exam.

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 1-5.
Grade is given by the teacher responsible for the course based on the written exam.

Study materials

Announced in the Teaching schedule.

Further information

Minimum number of students: 8 (else the course will be cancelled), maximum number of students: 32.

The course is organized every other year in the spring term, next time in the years 2016 and 2018.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Health Sciences
School of Health Sciences
School of Social Sciences and Humanities
School of Health Sciences
School of Social Sciences and Humanities
School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies
School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
School of Health Sciences