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Ecole des hautes études en santé publique (EHESP)

The EHESP was created by the Public Health Act of 2004 to provide France with an outstanding, internationally recognized School of Public Health.

Missions and values

The EHESP is a public establishment with a dual role of education and research into public health and social welfare. It encourages synergy between the disparate cultures of public health and management.

The school for future public health managers

90 lecturers, grouped into 5 departments, provide training for senior management in health and welfare services, in a national and international context.

  • 14 trainig programs for healthcare professionals
  • Masters, post-masters, engineering and doctoral degrees
  • Institution-specific Diplomas

EHESP also offers 10 certificates and more than 250 “short” training programs that are updated each year in various public health fields, discover all the professional development programs.

EHESP also offers preparatory courses for a number of competitive examinations for positions as civil servants in ministerial and health facilities, both in class setting and through distance learning, as well as training courses tailored to the needs of each facility

A school with research facilities

The relevance and quality of teaching are an integral part of applied research. Research is carried out by 5 education and research departments including 12 research chairs, 1 environmental health research laboratory (LERES), 9 research organizations in partnership including 3 joint labs and a research team.

A school of international repute

The school accepts a number of foreign students and offers a high standard of higher education, including the Master of Public Health and the Executive Health MBA. The EHESP has also developed many links with organisations such as the WHO, the World Bank and the European Union. It provides strategic consultancy, expertise and teaching engineering programmes in countries seeking partnerships with the institutions concerned.

The EHESP’s values

The EHESP has set itself the following values to achieve its objectives.

  • Respect
    Take account of the diversity of the backgrounds and career plans of our students
  • Imagination
    Lead the field in education, expertise and research in public health policy
  • Outward-looking
    Adopt a broad-based approach to extend our international penetration and extend our network
  • Excellence
    Continually improve our training programmes through internal quality management.

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