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A General Introduction to Theories and Methods in Research on Migration, Ethnicity and Health
Provider: Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Activity no.: 3756-20-00-00 
Enrollment deadline: 10/02/2020
Date and time24.02.2020, at: 09:00 - 28.02.2020, at: 12:30
Regular seats25
Course fee5,400.00 kr.
LecturersMarie Nørredam
ECTS credits3.90
Contact personAnnegrethe Hansen    E-mail address: ahan@sund.ku.dk
Enrolment Handling/Course OrganiserPhD administration     E-mail address: phdkursus@sund.ku.dk

Aim and content
This is a generic course. This means that the course is reserved for PhD students at the Graduate School of Health and Medical Sciences at UCPH. Anyone can apply for the course, but if you are not a PhD student at the Graduate School, you will be placed on the waiting list until enrollment deadline. After the enrolment deadline, available seats will be allocated to the waiting list.

The course is free of charge for PhD students at Danish universities (except Copenhagen Business School). Special rules apply for research year students enrolled at Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at UCPH. All other participants must pay the course fee.

Learning objectives
A student who has met the objectives of the course will be able to:

1. identify relevant theories guiding research within migration and healt.
2. understand opportunities and challenges of qualitative research methods within the field.
3. understand opportunities and challenges of quantitative research methods within the field
4. understand policy analysis within the field
5. understand challenges regarding ethics and communication within the field

The aim of this PhD course is to provide participants with an interest in migration, ethnicity and health a general introduction to theories and methods within the research field. The concepts of migration and ethnicity and their interrelationship are defined; as well as the complex causal mechanisms behind the effect of migration and ethnicity on health and access to health care. Moreover, methodological challenges including categorisation of ethnicity and the pros and cons of different study designs are addressed

PhD students from Denmark and abroad interested in the field of migration, ethnicity and health


A combination of lectures, exercises and group work

Course director
Marie Norredam

Charles Agyemang (CA), Amsterdam Medical Center, Amsterdam University
Marie Norredam (MN), Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen
Allan Krasnik (AK), Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen
Nora Ahlberg (NA), Technical University Berlin
David Ingleby (DI), Centre for Social Science and Global Health, University of Amsterdam
Kathrine Vitus (KV), Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen
Signe Smith Jervelund (SSJ), Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen
Maria Marti Castaner (MMC), Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen
Christopher Montgomery (CMI), Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen


Course location
CSS, 24, 25, 26 og 28 February in 4.1.24 and 27 February in 4.0.02

Please register before 10th February

Seats to PhD students from other Danish universities will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis and according to the applicable rules. Applications from other participants will be considered after the last day of enrolment.

Note: All applicants are asked to submit invoice details in case of no-show, late cancellation or obligation to pay the course fee (typically non-PhD students). If you are a PhD student, your participation in the course must be in agreement with your principal supervisor.

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