Global Health Solutions

This 2.5 ECTS summer course is for students who want to solve real-life global health challenges.

The University of Copenhagen’s innovation center, UCPH Lighthouse, will host this summer course where students from various disciplines participate in teams to come up with the best solution to a given challenge.

The summer course is open for all master-level and PhD students at the entire university as well as other educational institutions.

Stay tuned in early Spring for the announcement of cases and case providers.

This summer course is part of an international SDG (Sustainable Development Goals) Summer School programme. The winning team will earn a spot at an international SDG competition in September.


  • Meet new people and build a network across disciplines
  • Work with real life problems 
  • Get inspiration and learn new skills 


The course is aimed at master's and PhD students. You can apply, if you have completed a bachelor's degree (or equivalent).

The course is aimed at students as well as professionals in all academic fields with an interest in global health and innovation.

You must be able to read and write English at a scientific level.


Sign up and read more here. 

I greatly enjoyed taking part in a challenge; it was so nice to learn new practical skills while meeting really nice people in such a short amount of time. It was a great experience to put knowledge from my studies into action and we had a lot of fun working in the team! 

Participant from another health challenge, 2023