Table 1

Global Health course offers within the medical curriculum at Charité

Global Health course offersTeaching unitsApproachFocal pointTarget group
Elective classes
 ES—Charité goes global—primary healthcare, global health and infectious diseases (M24)60AllAllB
 ES—Emergency and Disaster Medicine (M24)60AllAllB
 ES—Tropical Medicine (M24)60AllAllB
 ES—Global Health—medical profession in globalising times26AllAllB
 ES—Medicine: worldwide perspectives and limitations26AllAllB
 EMSR—Berlin—Nairobi exchange program (M 23)33AllAllB
Core classes
 LEC migrants in medical care (M6)2TECLocalC
 LEC medicine and responsibility: climate change1TECGlo-calC
 LEC intervention strategies for epidemic diseases (M18)2SECLocalC
 LEC emerging pathogens (M18)2SECGlo-calC
 LEC HIV/AIDS: epidemiology and prevention (globally and regionally) (M35)2TECGlo-calC
 MSL LEC—How do global health sciences work?2SJGlobalC
 MSL LEC—closing gaps—primary healthcare and access to medicines in Global Health (Part 1)1TECGlo-calC
 MSL LEC—closing gaps —primary healthcare and access to medicines in Global Health (Part 2)1SJGlo-calC
 MSL LEC—climate change—impacts on population health and intervention strategies2TECGlobalC
 MSL LEC—emergency and disaster medicine—local and global help (part 1)1SECGlo-calC
 MSL LEC—emergency and disaster medicine—local and global help (part 2)1SECLocalC
 MSL LEC—medicine for and with refugees (part 1)1HUMLocalC
 MSL LEC—medicine for and with refugees (part 2)1SJLocalC
 MSL LEC—from malaria to ebola: infection and epidemic control worldwide (part 1)1TECGlobalC
 MSL LEC—from malaria to ebola: infection and epidemic control worldwide (part 2)1TECGlo-calC
 PT access to healthcare without barriers for migrants (M6)3SJLocalC
  • Teaching unit: 1 teaching unit = 45 min, A = “The passionate about Global Health”, B = “Those interested in Global Health”, C = “The vast majority”.

  • EMSR, Elective module scientific research ; ENT, entrepreneurial approach; ES, elective seminar; HUM, humanitarian approach; LEC, lecture; MSL, module supporting lectures; PT, practical training; SEC, security approach; SJ, social justice approach; TEC, technical approach.