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Traineeship in public health sciences

With guidance, the student takes part of the work at an organisation, public authority, university department, company or other workplace doing work or research related to public health issues.

The aim of the traineeship course is to provide students with work experience within the field of public health sciences. The aim is moreover to give students the opportunity to apply their knowledge and competencies in public health, as well as to increase the understanding of how work or research within the area of public health sciences can be carried out.

  • Course structure

    More information will be distributed to all registered students through Athena.

    Teaching format

    The course consists of a supervised traineeship at a workplace conductiong work or research related to public health issues. Before the traineeship starts, the workplace, supervisor, and a work plan should be approved by the course manager.

    The language of instruction varies depending on the workplace.


    The course is examined through an individually written report.

    The examination will be in English.


    Peter Larm