Medact scholarship for two week intensive in Norway course on peace and health

Applications are now closed. Thanks to all those who applied. We will let successful candidates know in due course.

Medact is offering a scholarship for up to five health students and young health professionals to take part in two-week Master’s level course entitled “War, violence, peace and health”  at the University of Bergen, Norway, April 2015. Transport and accommodation are fully covered.

The course consists of five online Medical Peace Work courses (, representing a workload of one week, completed in advance, and one week of face-to-face teaching (20th-24th April 2015) with lectures, discussions and case-based group work.

Up to five Medact scholarships are available to medical, nursing and public health interested students, or recent graduates, with UK or European passports and a bachelor’s degree or three years of medical/nursing training.   The scholarship includes a course waiver and 525 euros to cover travel and accommodation. Scholarship recipients are expected to complete the course and pass the exam.

For funding reasons, participants are required to be members of Medact – which, if successful, you can do here.

This course is run by Medact, Coalition for Work with Psychotrauma and Peace, Arbeiter Samariterbund LV Steiermark, 4change, Klinikum Nürnberg, Norske leger mot atomvåpen, The Case Centre, Missionsärztliches Institut Würzburg, and IPPNW-Germany.

Please fill out this form and send it to Ingvild.sandoy [at] with a copy to mpw [at] and s.barna [at] For more information, contact Stefi Barna at s.barna [at]

Click here to download the application form.