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Undergraduate Studies

The Undergraduate Program of Studies of the Department of Public Health Policy will host the first students in October 2021.

The Undergraduate Program of Studies of the Department of Public Health Policy is the only undergraduate program of Public Health Policies in the country. It was designed on the basis of contemporary trends in Public Health, considering for educational guidelines from international public health organizations, as well as traditional and modern Curricula in Public Health policies worldwide.

The aim of the Program is to provide a modern, comprehensive view of traditional and, above all, contemporary public health problems, as a way of defending the health of the population, and a means of maintaining and promoting human capital in the country.

The Program responds to the cross-sectoral and multidisciplinary nature of Public Health Policies, by providing comprehensive (interdisciplinary) training for the analysis, design, implementation and evaluation of cross-sectoral Public Health policies on key issues such as:

  • epidemiological surveillance, prevention and management of chronic and infectious diseases,
  • improving health-related quality of life, well-being and healthy aging,
  • occupational and environmental health,
  • organization, management and evaluation of health systems,

considering modern public health challenges, technological developments in data and information management and communication, sustainability and population movements and global climate change.

Philosophy of the Program

The Undergraduate Program of the Department of Public Health Policy aims to train scientists capable of understanding the principles of Public Health in its various applications, dimensions and functions in the contemporary society, promoting their scientific study, implementing them in the framework of public health protection and health promotion structures, services and programs, and participating in international governance partnerships and coordination of public health measures and programs.