LUMC Global is a platform for international connectivity in research, education and healthcare. We reach out, stimulate, consolidate, and streamline multilateral initiatives that will generate the future leaders in worldwide health science. Our medical center excels in (bio)medical education and research, and in innovative care provision and technology, which provides us with a unique profile to make a global impact on improving healthcare and the health of all people. 

 

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Global Strategic Partnerships

Global Strategic Partnerships

Our international partnerships are crucial for reaching LUMC’s strategic goals: ‘Getting Better at Groundbreaking Levels’. For an overview of Leiden University European Education Alliances click here and search through this database. LUMC is an active partner in the Eurolife and EUniWell consortia as well, offering many opportunities for researchers and students to collaborate with top level European universities. View Leiden University wide agreements here. For an overview of our current European Research Alliances click here.

The LUMC also has decennia long collaborations in research and education with multiple renowned universities and institutes outside of Europe. LUMC Global will focus on the consolidation and expansion of strategic partnerships with several targeted institutions in our focus countries (China, Indonesia, Brazil & Japan). Furthermore, we are a dedicated partner for the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and are working increasingly with the African continent in research and education projects.

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Global Research projects

Global Research projects

LUMC has a strong history of conducting top quality research. See how researchers at the LUMC have contributed to groundbreaking academic medical research throughout the years in our Research Gallery of Fame. The LUMC is also delighted to be/have been host Institution for a large number of European Research Council (ERC) projects, as well as Horizon2020 grants. Find an overview here. Check out some of our projects: Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), Corona medical masks, Affordable MRI, Parasitic Infections.

Global Education

Global Education

LUMC acts as magnet for talent, has a significant number of international students and encourages its own students to gain international experience. LUMC Global is fostering a model where research and education are intertwined and focused on several selected centers worldwide. We offer curricular courses, electives (half minors), research internships and two master’s degree programs in English: Vitality & Ageing and Biomedical Sciences, open to both local and international students. We also offer an excellence programme in Population Health Management. The normally offered summer schools for this year were canceled due to COVID-19. International students interested in doing (part of) their studies at LUMC can find more information here.

 

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Global PhD’s & Postdocs

Studying for a PhD or being a postdoc at the LUMC means working together to break new ground. We can offer people from all over the world a platform on which they can put their passion into practice. We have a unique setting with a premium research infrastructure. The collaboration between LUMC, Leiden University, the Leiden Bio Science Park and many international, worldwide partners, for instance through (joint) PhD and postdoc research projects, creates unique possibilities for medical innovation. The coming years LUMC Global will boost even more international PhD’s and postdocs coming to Leiden. Read stories of our researchers and visit our Graduate School website.

Funding

Funding

Students

Students looking for support and funding for their research or education opportunities abroad can explore: the Leiden University student website, financial matters, Euroscholars program, Leiden University Excellence Scholarship (LExS), Erasmus +, Eurolife Mobility Program, Grantfinder and Beursopener.

Researchers

For an overview of current international research collaboration, project grants and support offered by the LUMC grants team, please visit the grants and support page.

 

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Suze Kruisheer

Lead LUMC Global

Suze Kruisheer

Eoin Hennekam

International Programmes Officer

Eoin Hennekam

Maria Yazdanbakhsh

Chair LUMC Global and professor Parasitology

Maria Yazdanbakhsh

Evelien Hack

Head International Office

Evelien Hack

Ellis Nieveen

Coordinator at Education and Training directorate

Ellis Nieveen

Frans van Nieuwpoort

Senior Advisor Research Alliances 

Frans van Nieuwpoort

Pieter de Koning

Advisor European Research Funding

Pieter de Koning

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