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  • Locations: Geneva, Switzerland
  • Program Terms: Winter
  • Restrictions: W&M applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Winter
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Program Description:
Program Information:
Join W&M in Geneva, Switzerland this winter as students explore different models of the Universal Health Care systems. Students will have the chance to visit the World Health Organization, International Red Cross and Red Crescent offices and Museum, Doctors without Borders, and several other leading organizations in Global health to meet with leaders in public health and public policy. During this trip, students will take a deep dive into real world problems in global health and the implementation and evaluation of universal health care systems. During the trip to Switzerland, students will live in central Geneva, immersing themselves in the Swiss lifestyle. The trip also includes a 3 night excursion to Lausanne where students will visit the Olympic Museum and the Alimentarium, the first nutrition museum in the world. 
Students will be enrolled in a 3 credit course, KINE 470 "Universal Health Coverage and Global Health Management". This course will run from mid-October through the end of the program in Geneva. Students will receive W&M credit for these courses along with 3 credits for COLL300. 
Prerequisites: KINE 280 "Introduction to Public Health" *TBC

W&M Faculty:
Iyabo Obasanjo
Arrival: January 4, 2020
Departure January 16, 2020
Application: September 16, 2019
Deposit ($600): October 16, 2019
Balance: November 1, 2019
*application fee and deposit are non-refundable 

Program Fees:
$75 Application Fee (due by application deadline)
Program cost: $3050
Costs Included: accommodation, transportation, group activities, overnight excursions, some meals, international health insurance, and credit fees.
Costs Not Included: flights, personal expenses, some meals, US airport transportation.
Scholarship: There is a need-based scholarship available for this program. The application for this scholarship is included in the program application.
Questions? Please contact the study abroad advisor for this program, Marina Knapp ( 


Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.