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 sites such as the 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. Students will live in 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 credits. A 1 credit pre-course KINE 470 "Introduction to Global Health" will be taken during the regular fall semester and a 2 credit course, KINE 470 "Universal Health Coverage and Global Health Management
" will be completed in January. Students will receive W&M credit for these courses along with 3 credits for COLL300.
Prerequisites: KINE 280 "Introduction to Public Health"
Application: September 16, 2020
Deposit ($600): October 16, 2020
Balance: November 6, 2020
*application fee and deposit are non-refundable
$75 Application Fee (due by application deadline)
Program cost: $TBA
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.
To learn more about the cost of this program, please view our budget sheet.
To apply for a scholarship, please complete the Reves Winter Scholarship
application. Deadline to apply is September 16, 2020.
Please contact the study abroad advisor for this program, Marina Knapp (email@example.com)