About Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care
The Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care (IGS) undertakes research and research training in a wide spectrum of disciplines including: physiotherapy, occupational medicine, epidemiology, social pharmacy, genetic counselling, statistics, nursing, ethics and general practise. The Department also hosts several Centres: the Centre for International Health (CIH), the Centre for Elderly and Nursing Home Medicine (SEFAS), the Centre for Inter-professional Work-Place Learning in Primary Care (TVEPS), Bergen Centre for Ethics and Priority Setting (BCEPS), the Center for translational research in Epidemiology (TRACE), the Pandemic Centre and a Centre of Excellence, the Centre for Intervention Science in Maternal and Child Health (CISMAC). Researchers at IGS are organised in research groups.
The department also has two research schools: Research School in Public Health and Primary Health Care and The CIH-CISMAC Research School.
We offer Master, professional, PhD, researcher-training and continuing education programmes.