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McGill Summer Institutes in Global Health
May 23 - June 16, 2023

Proudly offering short courses for students and professionals for eight years.


Started in 2015, the McGill Summer Institute brings the research and clinical strengths of McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre-Research Institute to the world in a short course format. Courses for 2023 are offered in a hybrid (concurrent online and in-person) and online-only formats. Course material will be recorded to accommodate asynchronous learners from all time zones. The course page and the FAQ section are available to answer any questions you have.

Who should attend

Participants are students and working professionals from universities, research institutes, governmental and non-profit organizations, and industry. Our courses are excellent sources of professional development or supplemental material for current students looking to learn more. The Summer Institute encourages applications from low and middle-income countries. In 2022, 59% of our attendees were from an LMIC country. A limited amount of scholarships are available to cover registration fees for participants currently living and working or studying in a low or middle-income country. Visit our scholarships section to learn more about scholarships before applying.

Explore each of our Institutes by topic:

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Brochure cover with abstract painting of two facesInterested in global mental health? The McGill Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry is also offering summer courses in 2023 (separate registration from the Summer Institutes).

More information about their in-person offerings available here





2023 by the numbers

Overall Summer Institute Stats

  • 52 courses offered since 2015
  • 4,851 participants in the last seven years

McGill Hosts of the Summer Institute:

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  McGill University Health Centre Research Institute logo McGill International TB Centre logo          Logo for JD MacLean Centre for Tropical Diseases

Logo for McGill Interdisciplinary Initiative in Infection and immunityMcGill AMR Centre logo

Logo for McGill Centre for Viral Diseases  Logo for School of Physical and Occupational Therapy

Logo for Pegasus Institute Logo for University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine Logo of Manipal Academy of Higher Learning

Recognizing that McGill University and Canada are on unceded Indigenous land, and that the social determinants of health disproportionately affect the peoples of Indigenous nations, we acknowledge that the McGill School of Population and Global Health (including the McGill Summer Institutes in Global Health) is situated on the traditional territory of the Kanien'kehà:ka, which has long served as a site of meeting and exchange amongst Indigenous Peoples, including the Haudenosaunee and Anishinabeg nations. We acknowledge and thank the diverse Indigenous Peoples whose presence marks this territory on which peoples of the world now gather.

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