4th Summer School“Occupational Health crossing Borders”August 1st – 13th 2011 in Munich, Germany Occupational Medicine and Environmental Institute Ludwig Maxmilllians University Munich
ABOUT THE COURSESCHOLARSHIP FOR POLICY RESEARCH FOR 12 DAYS.25 PARTICIPANTS FROM 20 COUNTRIES.
Topics· Occupational health in research and practice in Europe with special focus on Germany .· Occupational health systems across the world .· Workers’ compensation schemes across the world .· Prevention programs .· Workplace accidents and workers’ compensation insurance – private and public options .· Occupational medicine at the research, policy and practice level (representatives of university, enterprises and the state)· Work at high altitude
The Course Content :· Interactive lectures· Small group and panel discussions· Group work and presentation of the group work by the participants· Virtual patients of the international NetWoRM program· One small group excursion to an enterprise and its OH services· Seminar at the summit of the Zugspitze (2962 m) on work and high altitude medicine· Practical training and Hands-on sessions· Poster presentations by the participants about OH in their home countries
Assessment Procedures· 30% group work .· 30% oral presentation / poster Presentation of occupational health in the home country .· 20% oral presentation based on group work .· 20% Virtual patients .
"München mag Dich" (Munich likes you)In 2010, Monocle ranked Munich as theWorlds most livable city.
Munich is the capital city of Bavaria, Germany.It is located on the River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps.Munich is the third largest city in Germany, behind Berlin and Hamburg.About 1.35 million people live within the city limits.Munich hosted the 1972 Summer Olympics.
Its native name, München, is derived from the Old HighGerman Munichen, meaning "by the monks place". Thecitys name derives from the monks of the Benedictineorder who founded the city; hence the monk depicted onthe citys coat of arms. Black and gold—the colours of theHoly Roman Empire—have been the citys official colourssince the time of Ludwig the Bavarian. Munich achieved 7th place in frequently quoted Mercer livability rankings in 2010. For economic and social innovation, the city was ranked 15th globally out of 289 cities in 2010 In 2010, Monocle ranked Munich as the worlds most livable city.
ZUGSPITZE MOUNTAINThe Zugspitze at 2,962 metres above sea level, is the highest peak of the Wetterstein Mountainsas well as the highest mountain in Germany. It lies south of the town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen,and the border between Germany and Austria
SALZBURGSalzburg (literally: "Salt Castle") is the fourth-largest city in Austria .It was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. The city is noted for its Alpine setting.Salzburg was the birthplace of 18th-century composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.In the mid-20th century, the city was the setting for parts of the American musical and film The Sound of Music.
FUSSENFüssen is the highest town in Bavaria (808 m above sea level). The famous castles ofNeuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau are located near the town.
(BMW) is a German automobile, motorcycle and engine manufacturing company founded in 1916.It also owns and produces the Mini marque, andis the parent company of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars.In 2010, the BMW group produced 1,481,253automobiles and 112,271 motorcycles across allits brands.
Nymphenburg Palace, around 1760, as painted by CanalettoThe Nymphenburg Palace (German: SchlossNymphenburg), i.e. "Nymphs Castle", is aPalace in Munich, Bavaria, southernGermany. The palace was the main summerresidence of the rulers of Bavaria.
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