5th Summer School of the Baltic Sea Region Network

The Baltic Sea Region Network in Personalized Health Care is a multi-disciplinary and cross-national academic network of universities - with the Doctoral Programme in Health Care Science representing Sweden and Karolinska Institutet.

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The objectives of the Baltic Sea Region Network is to enhance doctoral training and career perspectives among Baltic Sea Region network countries and to build up a collaborating multi-disciplinary Personalized Health research program in Baltic Sea Region.

The purpose of the Summer school is for PhD-students to learn new aspects of health sciences and present and obtain feedback on the students’ assignments in a supportive peer atmosphere, and to strengthen the collaborative Baltic Sea Region network.

Call for PhD students

The 5th Summer School of Baltic Sea Region Network in Personalized Health Care will be organized at the University of Tartu, Estonia on June 14-16, 2021. This years topic will be: Ethical and innovative research methods driving changes in health care

Student presentations

Students are asked to write preliminary assignments on two topics:

1) Ethics in changing health care and
2) Technology as a driver of change in health care.

Preliminary readings and more detailed instructions for the assignments will be provided for the students by the end of March 2021.

The Summer School 2021 will be organized online.


PUF-V will coordinate the participation of five (5) shortlisted PhD-students from Karolinska Institutet.

The extent of the Summer school is three (3) ECTS credits. No participation fees.

Please submit your application through this form and motivate why you would like to take part in the 2021 Summer School.

Your application must be submitted by 28th February 2021 at the latest. Confirmation of participation will be given by the end of March 2021.


If you have question please contact the coordinator of Doctoral Programme in Health Care Science