One Health Summer School - General

One Health works towards the sustainable development goals (SDGs) and explores how health of humans, animals, other organisms and the environment are inextricably linked. The Una Europa One Health Summer School will bring together students from across the Una Europa Alliance to explore these interdisciplinary issues and work towards building solutions together.

Year 2023
Credits Programme without credits
Cost €100-€250
Starting date Jul 24, 2023
Finishing date Jul 28, 2023
Application deadline Mar 06, 2023 (Expired)
Selection date 17 April 2023
Una Europa Initiative The programme is developed within the Una Europa Alliance framework.
Course overview
Travel to KU Leuven this summer to connect with students from across Una Europa to explore interdisciplinary One Health issues and work towards building solutions together.
Subject area
Learning outcomes
By the end of the General Summer School you will be able to: - Understand the One Health concept and its relevance - Work in multicultural and transdisciplinary teams to recognize the complex roots of the One Health, including social, cultural, economic, demographic and more - Learn about the approaches to address One Health challenges at different levels - Apply Systems thinking in One Health to solve a One Health challenge
1 week
Selection criteria
The Una Europa One Health Summer School - General, both online and on-site, welcomes applications from students who are currently enrolled at an Una Europa university and are in at least their third year of study at the time of application. Undergraduate and master’s students are invited to apply.

This experience is designed for students from a wide range of disciplines and serves as an introduction to the field.

If accepted for the programme, you will be joined by a diverse group of students from our Una Europa partner institutions. Five students from each university of the Una Europa alliance will be selected to join us on-site.
Place of teaching
KU Leuven
Study plan

The programme will feature:

  • An introduction to One Health
  • Transdisciplinary work & skill development
  • Environment (Pollution, biodiversity loss, climate change)
  • Pandemic preparedness and zoonotic disease
  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Food safety & food security
  • Systems thinking
  • Citizen science