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The Association of Schools of Public 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.
  • ASPHER 2020 Deans' & Directors' Retreat, Sofia

    ASPHER and The Faculty of Public Health, Medical University - Sofia, Bulgaria are please to invite you to the 2020 ASPHER Deans' & Directors Retreat from 31 May - 3 June. 

    The Retreat will showcase the new ASPHER 2025 Agenda and the best on the ground practices of our Member Schools. For the first time in 2020, the Retreat will feature the new ASPHER Advance Forum designed by and for the up and coming generation of Public Health Professionals.

    Please keep up to date at the Deans' & Directors' Retreat website

    Earlybird registration and Abstract Submission are open online

    See the Provisional Retreat Programme and the Call for Abstracts.




    ASPHER is proud to announce the 12th Young Researchers' Forum to be held from 8:45 - 17:00 on 20th November in Marseilles during EPH pre-conference events.

    It promises to be an exciting full day programme and evening social held in partnership with EUPHA and University College London's Digital Public Health PhD Track Day.

    Find the full 2019 YRF programme here.

    We look forward to seeing all participants in Marseille in November! 

    Learn more from ASPHER's YRF webpage.

  • 2019 Andrija ©tampar medalist

    The 2019 Andrija Štampar Medal went to Profesor Gaetano Maria Fara in recognition of the outstanding accomplishments during his career. The ASPHER Executive Board chose Professor Fara because of his long and continued devotion to public health in epidemiology of infectious diseases, environmental health, the evaluation of vaccinations, health organization and management, and education.

    Currently, Gaetano M. Fara is Professor Emeritus of Public Health at Sapienza University of Rome, Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases. He is Editor in Chief of Annali di Igiene and Director of the International School of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine at the Ettore Majorana Foundation and Centre for Scientific Culture in Erice.

    The Andrija Štampar award ceremony will take place in the context of the European Public Health (EPH) Conference. This year's EPH Conference, the 12th edition, will take us to Marseille from 20-23 November.

  • Results of the This is Public Health - Europe Campaign Challenge

    ASPHER is excited to be able to have had such a positive response for the call for proposals of the This Is Public Health (TIPH) – Europe campaign challenge.We received a lot of excellent and diverse range of exciting and enriching proposals from our member schools. We would like to once again thank all the schools that participated for sending in your proposals.

    It is with no further ado that we are glad to announce the five highest scoring proposals and thus winners of the grant. Please find the winning proposals here

    Our congratulations to you all, and we eagerly await the start of your campaign.

    We encourage all our members to keep the momentum for the This Is Public Health (TIPH) - Europe campaign going. In order to enhance the visibility of public health and opportunities for careers in public health careers for the benefit of our population.

    To learn more about the This Is Public Health (TIPH) – Europe campaign via this Link.

  • Europubhealth+ 2020

    Choose Europe for your Master in Public Health with the Europubhealth+ European Master in Public Health

    Applications for September 2020 intake are now open!

    Application deadlines:

    15th January 2020 for candidates applying for an Erasmus+: ErasmusMundusScholarship.
    4th March 2020 for Non-European candidates applying for the University of Liege (Belgium) as self-funded students.
    6th May 2020 for all candidates applying as self-funded students.

    For more information on the 2019 programme see the leaflet.

    For application details and selection procedures click here.


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Call for Abstracts: Better Future of Healthy Ageing Conference, 6-7 April 2020, Zagreb
23 Jan 2020 | Updated by ASPHER
Call for papers: EUPHA section Health Workforce Research Conference, Cluj-Napoca, 18-19 June 2020
22 Jan 2020 | Updated by ASPHER
Laurent Chambaud
EHESP School of Public Health
Rennes, France
00 33 2 99 02 22 00
Suzanne Selig
Department of Public Health and Health Sciences
University of Michigan-Flint
Flint, United States
00 1 810 762 3172
Joanna Gotlib
Public Health Division
Medical University of Warsaw
Warsaw, Poland
0048 22 57 20 490
Prof. Dr. Helmut Brand
Prasanna School of Public Health
Manipal Academy of Higher Education.
Karnataka, India
João Pereira
National School of Public Health
New University of Lisbon
P-1600-560, Lisbon, Portugal
00 351 21 751 21 00
Zhanna Kalatayeva
Kazakhstan School of Public Health
Almaty, Kazakstan
00 7 727 3378011