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The Association of Schools of Publich Health in the European Region (ASPHER)

ASPHER is the key independent European organisation dedicated to strengthening the role of public health by improving education and training of public health professionals for both practice and research.


12 Nov 2018

ASPHER's Autumn 2018 Newsletter and message from the Secretariat

8 Jul 2017
The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) will host the 2018 ASPHER Deans' & Directors' Retreat from June 20 until June 23. Below you can find a welcome address by professor Martin McKee, Medical Director of LSHTM. Please...
9 Jun 2017
On May 31st, 2017 Professor Kasia Czabanowska (Maastricht University) became the 27th ASPHER President, succeeding Professor Jacqueline Müller-Nordhorn (Berlin School of Public Health-Charité). During the presidency handover ceremony...


*The full list of ASPHER members is available here (last updated 31 May 2017). 

“The following shall be eligible for full membership in the Association: schools/teaching institutions, scientific/research institutes, and other structures, (i) with a role in education and/or training in public health, (ii) established within the European Region*, as defined by World Health Organization” (ASPHER Statutes § 4.1). “(i) Individuals and (ii) institutions which do not meet the criteria for admission as elaborated in article 4.1., with a legitimate interest in public health education and/or training, and willing to support ASPHER in its mission (…), shall be eligible for associate membership (…)” (ASPHER Statutes § 4.2). “Full and associate members must be accepted by the General Assembly. Applications for full or associate membership of the Association must be submitted in writing to the Executive Board (…). The Executive Board may decide to grant to the applicants a candidate member status (…). The Executive Board decides what information should be included in the applications for membership” (ASPHER Statutes § 4.3).

Members’ main obligations include (ref. ASPHER Statutes § 4.4): (i) cooperation to the best of their ability in the achievement of the Association’s goals; (ii) refrainment from all activities contrary to ASPHER’s statutes or which may jeopardize the achievement of the Association’s goals; (iii) payment of annual membership fees. Only full members have voting rights at the Association's General Assembly. Candidate members have no voting rights until their (full) membership is officially approved by the General Assembly.

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