International Social & Health Policy Challenges: International Organizations

  • Master's Program International Health & Social Management
Course unit code
Level of course unit
  • Master
Semester when the course unit is delivered
  • 2
Number of ECTS credits allocated
  • 5.0
Name of lecturer(s)
  • Dr. Khan Usman
  • Rombak Iryna, MA
Mode of delivery
  • face-to-face
Prerequisites and co-requisites
  • none
Course contents
  • - The significance of certain diseases for the global health in general and for selective organizations in special
    - The structure and activities of important non- governmental and governmental international organizations like WHO, Global Fund, Doctors without borders, International Red Cross and the EU as an international organisation "suis generis"
    - The political communication process in the context of health care of selective International Organizations like European Union, WHO and Global Fund on the basis of a multilevel approach (special focus on the involvement of the citizens, intermediary groups and social movements)

    Please be aware that this course requires high level of proficiency in English language. All local students have passed an English language test with at least 90 TOEFL points (internet based) or comparable tests.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
  • The course comprises an interactive mix of lectures, discussions and individual and group work.
Assessment methods and criteria
  • To monitor the students’ learning this course will provide ongoing assignments as a basis for feedback and grading (formative assessment) and/or will evaluate the students learning at the end of the course or an instructional unit via exams, final project reports, essays or seminar papers (summative assessment).
Language of instruction
  • English