Global Health Education at Washington University

From the Institute for Public Health, to various schools across the Washington University campus, to studies abroad, students have a wealth of programs in which to immerse themselves in global health education and experience.

Summer Research Program

As part of the Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program, an eight-week Public and Global Health track is offered during which students develop hands-on public or global health expertise and research experience.

Global Health Curriculum Guide

The Global Health Curriculum Guide provides a listing of the current global health courses offered at Washington University. This guide is a resource for students who are interested in the field of global health.

Download the Global Health Curriculum Guide (.xlsx)

Washington University Degree Programs

Visit the undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate degree program information pages for details about global health education opportunities.


Additional Washington University Programs

For more information on additional summer research opportunities visit the Washington University Summer Research page.


International Learning Opportunities

Our undergraduate and graduate students with interests in global health have the opportunity to study abroad.

Study Abroad at Washington University
Arts and Sciences: Public health
Arts and Sciences: Anthropology
International and Area Studies
Brown School of Social Work and Public Health
Medical School
Other Global Opportunities WUSTL

Preparation for Study Abroad

For security tips visit US State Department
Register with the US State Department; go to Smart Traveler Enrollment Program
Register with the WU travel registry at International Travel Registry
Course on cultural competency
Global Health Education module: Visiting and Working in Low Income Countries
Canopy Medical Translator App
Learn about various countries at Nation Master