Swiss Tropical Public Health Institute

The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH), an Associate Institute of the University of Basel, has become a world-renowned Institution for teaching, research and services in the field of international health development.

Educational programmes

The Swiss TPH offers courses in three subjects at the University of Basel (biology, epidemiology and medicine) at the bachelor’s and master’s degree level.

For advanced training at a postgraduate level, the Swiss TPH offers MBA-, MAS-, DAS- and CAS-programmes for health personnel from Europe and from countries with limited resources.

Learn more about Swiss TPH’s training programmes

Internships or projects

Many master’s and doctoral students work on projects in countries with limited resources. Individual courses are also taught in developing countries: for example, “How to plan successfully” is run in Tanzania and “Medical priorities & clinical tropical medicine” in Laos.

Portraits of alumni

Gallery of Swiss TPH doctoral students and their research

Basel, Switzerland
The Swiss TPH offers its courses in Basel and some individual courses in other countries

Training and research fields
Cooperation and development, biology, medicine, African studies, health, management, health system strengthening, medicine development, research into and fight against diseases such as Malaria, TB and neglected tropical diseases, one health, etc.

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