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Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät | Geographisches Institut | Mitarbeiter | Dr. Oliver Grübner | 10th international Summer School Spatial Epidemiology 2018

10th international Summer School Spatial Epidemiology 2018


Date: 17.9.-21.9.2018 



  • Florian Fischer, PhD (University of Bielefeld)
  • Oliver Gruebner, Dr. rer. nat. (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, University of Zürich, CH)
  • Mobarak Hossain Khan, PhD (East West University, Dhaka, Bangladesh)
  • Alexander Krämer, MD, PhD (University of Bielefeld)
  • Sven Lautenbach, PhD (University of Heidelberg)
  • Sarah R. Lowe, PhD (Montclair State University, New York University, USA)


Learning objectives
After completing the course, participants will be able to:

  • Review concepts of spatial epidemiology, urban health, and social media analytics
  • Analyze health outcomes of urban populations, by:
    • Geo-processing (e.g., integrating geo-spatial social media information)
    • Spatial clustering and mapping (e.g., hotspot analysis)
    • Spatial statistics (e.g., spatial regression)
  • Work more effectively in collaboration with other disciplines for investigating multidisciplinary health problems.


Basic knowledge of epidemiology
Familiarity with R statistical software (for a short introduction see http://www.r-tutorial.nl/)


600 € Standard
400 € Students and PhD candidates (proof required)




Detailed information: http://spatialepidemiology.strikingly.com
Application: https://express.converia.de/frontend/index.php?sub=224