Diabetes Literacy

Seventh Framework Programme European Commission

Maastricht University

    PO. Box 616
    6200 MD Maastricht
    the Netherlands

    Leading in Learning

    Maastricht University (UM) in the Netherlands stands out for its innovative approach to learning and international outlook. With almost 16,000 students and 4,000 staff, UM offers a wide choice of academic programmes, all of which are designed to bring out the best in its students. UM has used Problem-Based Learning (PBL) ever since it was founded.

    International Health

    The UM Department of International Health, part of Caphri School for Public Health and Primary Care, has a European outlook which origins from the content of the key-activities of the European Union. Next to its educational and research activities the department is active in European projects which are related to the education and research in health. The department is leading in and outside the faculty in conceptualizing the European perspective towards health. Major research themes are research in the area of the work done of the European Commission regarding health, epidemiological research linked to European policy research and research focusing on public health surveillance systems. The Department of International Health was co-ordinating HLS-EU, the European Health Literacy Survey, generating first-time data on health literacy in European countries and providing indicators for national and EU monitoring. 

    • Name: Mrs. Marjo Campmans M.J.E.
      Position: Researcher
      Project role: Researcher
    • Name: Mr. Timo Clemens
      Project role: PostDoc researcher
    • Name: Dr. Kristine Sørensen PhD
      Position: Public Health Researcher
      Project role: Researcher WP6
    • Name: Prof. Helmut Brand
      Position: Jean Monnet Professor in European Public Health, Head of Dept. of International Health
      Project role: Principal Investigator; WP6 Lead