European Health Systems
In this study abroad course we will be examining the different health care systems in Europe. The course will focus on the systems in the Netherlands, Germany and the Czech Republic. Students will visit the different actors in health care:
health care institutions, government agencies, patient groups and insurance companies. Students will develop an understanding of health systems, the way they are organized and funded as well as the main reform trends and policy developments. A practicum at a health care provider is included.
The course is suitable for business students and students from the kinesiology departments.
Culturally the students will get to know about the daily live and history through multiple experiences: from using the extensive public transportation network, meeting with fellow students and employees of the visited companies to visiting historic landmarks, museums and sport events.
|Where:||Netherlands, Germany & Czech Republic.|
|When:||Possible Year Round.|
|Academics:||Daily classes, lectures, sight visits and a practicum. At health care institutions, government agencies, patient groups, insurance companies and universities.|
|Cultural:||Guided tour of cities & museum visits.|
|Academics:||Hotel*** (Twin rooms) including breakfast.|
|Meals:||Official diner included.|
|Transportation:||Private coach from city to city, public transport indside city limits.|
|Guides:||Private tour leader and local guides included.|
|Cost*:||Starting at €2000 per participant.|
*Excluding transatlantic flight.