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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' Virtual Retreat

    Join us online 13:00-16:00 CEST, Tuesday 2 June 2020

    Regretfully, due to the COVID-19 outbreak emergency, the ASPHER Deans’ & Directors’ Retreat in Sofia, Bulgaria has been postponed until 2021. 

    A virtual Retreat Day is organized for Tuesday 2 June 2020.

    The Retreat Schedule and information on how to live-stream the event are now available on the Deans' & Directors' Retreat webpage

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak Resources

    ASPHER has released "The ASPHER Statement on the COVID-19 Outbreak Emergency".

    Find the ASPHER COVID-19 Statement and Signatory list here.

    See also the ASPHER COVID-19 Task Force Statements on Masks and Testing.

    ASPHER is compiling a list of resources and information, including online training and learning materials for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) disease outbreak.

    ASPHER COVID-19 Resource Page

    We will be including information, communications and best practices from our Member Schools - both in English and local languages.

    Please contact us with any items we may add and keep checking back for more information as it arrives.


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    FOR ALUMNI AND ALL PUBLIC HEALTH PROFESSIONALS: Here you can obtain career guidance and learn about continuing professional development opportunities in the public health arena.

    FOR PUBLIC HEALTH SYSTEM PLANNERS: Find resources on the public health workforce development. Review and compare school profiles, public health education and training schemes in Europe.

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02 Jun 2020 | Updated by Talk Public Health
June 2020 ASPHER Newsletter
02 Jun 2020 | Updated by ASPHER
ASPHER 2020 Deans' & Directors' Virtual Retreat: June 2, 2020
01 Jun 2020 | Updated by ASPHER
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06 May 2020 | Updated by ASPHER
Rainer Sauerborn
Institute of Public Health
Heidelberg University Hospital
Heidelberg, Germany
Francisco Guillen Grima
Faculty of Health Sciences
Public University of Navarra (UPNA)
Pamplona, Spain
Johanne Beewen
Department of Social Work and Health
University of Applied Sciences
Emden - Leer, Germany
00 49 492 180 70
Antoine Flahault
Institute of Global Health
University of Geneva
Geneva, Switzerland
Charles Gilks
School of Public Health
Queensland University
Brisbane, Australia
Iman Nuwayhid
Faculty of Health Sciences
American University of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon
00 961 1 340119