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LEPHIE can be a perfect solution for you if you want to improve your leadership competencies and have impact on the health of those that you serve or may serve in the future, whether it is a small community, town, Europe, or more.

A mixture of different professions participating in the course in a collaborative way will assure inter-professional learning experience and will contribute to the development of new enriched and integrated learning outcomes. To be more specific, if you identify yourself with any of the following groups, this course will benefit you and your organisation.


• Are an alumni of public health or health related programs or other related studies (economics, law, psychology, sociology, anthropology etc.);

• Work for an organisation that advocates for health, insures health or supports stakeholders in the area of health (e.g. NGOs, associations);

• Work for the local government, health department, authorities at local, European or international level;

• Work for European institutions that deal with health issues related to European citizens and you are located in Brussels;

• Are a public health or health service provider working in private practices, clinics, hospitals;

• Work for healthcare payer organizations (e.g. health, sickness funds or other related institutions);

• Have a position in the educational fields as a teacher, researcher or a PhD student in public health;

• Work for the health industry, pharmaceuticals, health insurance, medical devices and other related areas;

• Work for the mass-media, as a journalist.


What do you gain by participating in the course?

By engaging successfully with this course you will be able to:

• Understand the key concepts of leadership theory, the key differences between management and leadership, and thei relevance to public health practice.

• Explore the essential role of leadership in public health practice, key elements of leadership, the development of effective leaders, and the pivotal role of public health leadership to meet the challenges of change.

• Critically reflect on your own job role in light of the leadership theories, review your professional and personal development as a public health leader throughout the module using participant leadership competency self-assessments to enhance your learning process and develop a Personal Development Plan (PDP) with reference to your organisational context.


News and Events

Leadership for Public Health in Europe LEPHIE course
2014-09-16 We are opening the next edition of the Leadership for Public Health in Europe LEPHIE course. The applications are still open. ... more LEPHIE Curriculum
2013-05-28 Currently the LEPHIE Curriculum is integrated as a horizontal trajectory in the Master of European Public Health Studies at Maastricht University, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences.... more Leadership for Public Health: A vision for the future
2012-12-14 During this event you will discover: The essential role of leadership in Public Health Practice The key elements of effective Public Health Leadership How effective Public Health Leaders can be developed The pivotal role of Public Health education in delivering the new generation of leaders to meet these challenges... more Partners of the Lephie project ran a teacher training seminar in Sheffield on 6th December 2012.
2013-01-10 Developing an online/blended learning PBL module for an international cohort... more

Contact Us

Project Coordinator:
Katarzyna Czabanowska, Department of International Health
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University
Phone: + 31 43 3881592 | E-mail:
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