About us

The International Doctoral Programme in Epidemiology and public health (IPPE) at the Health Sciences Campus (Kauppi Campus) of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Tampere University , is a doctoral  training and research programme for highly qualified epidemiologists, researchers and public health personnel worldwide who are aiming at  a PhD degree in epidemiology or public health.

The main objectives of the international doctoral programme are to increase knowledge and understanding of major public health problems, particularly in low-income countries, and to build sustainable public health capacity by training epidemiologists and public health personnel for leadership positions in research, administration, programme planning and policy development, in collaboration with global partners.

Read about the IPPE-programme on the Epimonitor Website .

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