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Summer School Occupational Health Crossing Borders

Location: Munich, Germany

Date: 09. - 20.07.2012

The overall aim of this Summer School is to train physicians and other health specialists currently working or currently being in training in occupational health in low and middle income countries. The focal point of the Summer School is laid on the most important aspects of occupational health in Europe. In this context the occupational health system in the participating countries will be illuminated and discussed.


  • Occupational health in Europe with special focus on Germany
  • Occupational health systems across the world
  • Workers’ compensation schemes across the world
  • Prevention programs
  • Workplace accidents and workers’ compensation insurance – private and public option
  • Occupational medicine at the research, policy and practice level (representatives of university, enterprises and the state)