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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Advisor: Jillian Madden (31135) Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.7
Language of Instruction: English, French Language Prerequisite: No
Click here for a definition of this term Housing: Homestay Program Provider: SIT
Click here for a definition of this term Area(s) of Study: Diverse studies available (see below) Fall Calendar: Late August to early December
Spring Calendar: Late January to early May Restrictions: Vanderbilt undergraduates only
Type of Program: Study Center Academic Calendar: Similar to VU
Application Deadline: Spring Deadline 1
Program Description:
At this study center program, students learn about health and development policy in Geneva, the world capital for international organizations dedicated to public health, social justice, and sustainable development. Onsite briefings and lectures with experts at international and nongovernmental organizations such as the University Hospital of Geneva, the World Health Organization, the United Nations Development Programme, UNAIDS, the International Committee of the Red Cross, and Médecins Sans Frontières. Coursework includes French (multiple levels) and excursions, including travel to Rabat, Morocco, to consider the complexity of healthcare systems and health and development policy from diverse vantage points. Students live in a homestay in Nyon for the duration of the program. in the final month, students conduct independent research, focusing their efforts on their own specific interests. 

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Review Begins Start Date End Date
Spring 2025 08/28/2024 08/29/2024 TBA TBA