Welcome to School of Public Health

Our school organises one international programme in english: the Specialized Master in Public Health Methodology (MPHM).

All our other masters, specialized masters and short courses are in french.

Beginning of the acamedic year 2018

Academic welcome: 21/09 11:30

1st class: 24/09 9:30

Specialized Master in Public Health Methodology:

The specialized master in public health methodology (MPHM) is an inter-university program organized by :

  • Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Ecole de Santé Publique (coordinator)

  • Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL), Faculté de Santé Publique

  • Université de Mons (UMONS), Faculté Warocqué d'Economie et de Gestion , Faculté de médecine et pharmacie

The objective of this Specialized Master in Public Health Methodology is to provide a large degree of autonomy in the use of public health methods. The programme is addressed to public health professionals, health managers, who work at different levels of the health system, with a view to providing them with a specific skills needed for health system management and development of analytical and specialized approaches to strengthen their action strategies (operational research, health planning, health services research, health strategies and management).

The targeted skills aim at the achievement of an overall objective which is to: "ensure methodological approaches and public health decision-makings, consistent with the needs of people,communities and individuals. " This Specialized Master thus highlights the methodologies of analysis and investigation of major health issues in developing countries and in a global health approach.

It also intends to give to the students a sufficient basis for a systemic understanding of health issues as well as contextual and environmental factors that determine the answers to them. By the variety of teaching methods and by the commitment of teachers and students, this Specialized Master will enable health professionals to specialize in the aspects of the fight against disease and for a better health (epidemiology and biostatistics), organization and policy, systems and health services management (health economics aspects, management, health planning and operational research) as well as the development of social approaches to health and transversal skills such as research methodology, scientific writing and capitalization of public health actions.

Video of a student (Mandi)