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Global Health

This summer school focusses on the access and right to health, infectious diseases, non-communicable diseases, reproductive health, mental health and cultural dimensions of medicine.

Dates: 10 – 19 July 2024
Application deadline: 14 March 2024

Health Equality in All Policies

Interested in public health and health equality? The summer school ‘Health Equality in All Policies’ offers a unique illustration of the different perspectives that are needed for good policies on public health.

Dates: 1 - 5 July 2024
Application deadline: 15 May 2024

Transplantation Medicine

At the 2023 Transplantation Medicine Summer school, participants can expect to learn about the latest innovations in the field of transplantation medicine.  

Dates: 8 – 11 June 2024
Early decision deadline: 22 March 2024
Regular decision deadline: 22 April 2024

Understanding and Preventing Suicide and Suicidal Behavior

It is with great pleasure that we would like to invite you to apply for our third Summer School. Throughout this summer school, students and researchers will take a dive into the field of suicide prevention, to better understand this tragedy in relation to challenges that the field of suicide prevention currently faces.

Dates: 2 - 6 June 2024
Application deadline: 25 March 2024

Acute Medicine
Join our interactive Summer School of Acute Medicine and master your research skills by attending guest lectures and hands-on workshops in Emergency Medicine.

Dates: 8 – 12 July 2024
Deadline: 1 April 2024

SuRe - Sustainable and Resilient societies

Polycrisis and disruptive transformations happen at different levels, but their common denominator is the insight that understanding resilience problems analytically and societally requires transcending disciplinary silos, monocausal explanations and single-issue policies and interventions.

Dates: 23 - 29 June 2024
Application deadline: 18 February 2024

Arts in Health

This exciting new summer school introduces the emerging field of arts in health. Students will experience how the arts can support well-being, prevent compassion fatigue, and encourage healthy living.

Dates: 17 - 21 June 2023
Application deadline: 10 April 2024


The aims are to help students to become familiar with cancer care in general health practice to reduce fear for patients with a malignant disease and to develop and nourish international and intercultural relationships.

Dates: 10 -17 July 2024
Application deadline: 14 February 2024

Cognitive Modeling

We are happy to announce the seventh Groningen Spring School on Cognitive Modeling. This year, the Spring School will cover three different modeling paradigms: ACT-R, Nengo, and PRIMs. Each of these topics consists of a series of lectures, as well as a number of hands-on exercises (tutorials).

Data Science & AI

The aim of this new Summer School is to introduce young, enthusiastic researchers to the principles of data science and AI in healthcare and clinical research.

Dates: 21 - 27 July 2024
Application deadline: 2 June 2024

Orthopedics and Trauma Summer School

The goal of this summer school Bone, Joint & Tendon Care (BJTC) is to teach a yearly, English taught, 5-day program using a multidisciplinary approach on the subjects of orthopaedics, traumatology and sports medicine. The week consists of both an educational and social program.

Dates: 15 - 19 July 2024
Application deadline: 28 April 2024

Industry Perspectives on Innovative Medicine

Industry Perspectives on Innovative Medicine (IPIM) is an engaging one-week interactive school designed for advanced undergraduate and master students seeking to explore the expansive, non-academic landscape of biomedical research.

Dates: 19 - 23 August 2024
Application deadline: 1 May 2024

Psychedelic Research

This interdisciplinary school is a collaboration between the UMCG, the Netherlands Indegeest Netwerk, and seven other universities. Participants with an interest in neuroscience and multidisciplinary research methods will be acquainted with the latest developments in the rapidly expanding field of psychedelic research.

Dates: 8 - 12 July 2024
Deadline: 29 April 2024

A degrowth trajectory towards living with Earth through a Planetary Health lens

Join our Summer School on Planetary Health and Degrowth. Understand how ecological, social, and economic crises challenge our health and the health of the planet, and discover how shifting towards degrowth can offer solutions.

Dates: 24 - 29 June 2024
Application deadline: 24 May 2024

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