Vaccine to Vaccination: from Science to Society

Third-cycle level | 1.5 credits (HEC) | Course code: H7F6000
HT 2024
Study period: 2024-09-02 - 2024-09-06
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION: The course is given in English
Application period: 2024-04-15 - 2024-05-31
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Course description

The five-day course provides a comprehensive overview of vaccinology with a focus on practicality. Beginning with a refresher in epidemiology and immunology, the course moves through the vaccine development spectrum from applied topics in discovery to development and delivery. The course is a combination of lectures and interactive case studies presented and facilitated by experts from academia, industry, government, and non-governmental organizations. World-renowned experts from various fields such as vaccinology, immunology, and infectious disease epidemiology participate as faculty members.

Requirements and Selection

Prerequisite courses, or equivalent

No prerequisite courses or equivalent are required for this course.

Selection

Selection will be based on:  
1) the relevance of the course syllabus for the applicant’s doctoral project (according to written motivation). 
2) start date of doctoral studies (priority given to earlier start date). 

Course director

Laura Palma Medina

Link to website

https://www.ivi.int/international-vaccinology-course-2024/

Course syllabus

H7F6000

Department

Department of Medicine, Huddinge

Doctoral programme

Biology of Infections and Global Health (BIGH)

Type of course

**Other course

Keywords

Vaccine, Infection, Global Health, vaccin, infektion, global hälsa

CONTACTLaura Palma Medina

laura.palma.medina@ki.se