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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.



  • Updates on THIS IS PUBLIC HEALTH - Europe Campaign Activities

    The updates on activities of the TIPH-Europe Campaign in 2019 are ready! You can access the full report here


    We encourage all our members to join us in this concereted effort to enhance the visibility of public health and opportunities for careers in public health careers for the benefit of our population.


    Learn more about the This Is Public Health (TIPH) – Europe campaign  and how you can also engage via this Link.


    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.

  • 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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Sofia Public Health
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20 Feb 2020 | Updated by Sofia Public Health
Sofia Public Health
Public Health Meetings with high-school students
20 Feb 2020 | Updated by Sofia Public Health
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17 Feb 2020 | Updated by ASPHER
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NRW Centre for Health (LZG.NRW)
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Medical University of Plovdiv
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Institute of Public Health of Vojvodina
Novi Sad, Serbia
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