For best experience please turn on javascript and use a modern browser!
You are using a browser that is no longer supported by Microsoft. Please upgrade your browser. The site may not present itself correctly if you continue browsing.

Global Health, Care and Society

The Domain / Minor Global Health, Care and Society offers an interdisciplinary programme with a focus on the theme of health and (health) care from its broadest biosocial perspective. Health and (health) care are attributes which people hold activities that they perform, as well as relationships.

For whom?

Students who are interested in:

  • the economic, political, cultural and scientific dimensions of health and (health) care
  • social determinants of health
  • cultural and historical diversity of ideas about health, illness and (health) care
  • globalization of infectious and chronic diseases
  • relationships between sexuality and health

Entry requirements

Students must have completed 60 EC of first-year coursework.


  • Students of the bachelorprogramme ASW should simply enroll for the required domain courses in SIS upon successful completion of 42 EC of first-year coursework. They need not follow any additional registration procedures.
  • Students from other universities must first enroll as a minor student of the UvA on

Facts & Figures
Credits 30 ECTS ECTS, One year
Language of instruction English
Conditions for admission Preliminary training necessary
Starts in September