The objective of the course is to prepare the next generation of healthcare professionals to be able to face new challenges of precision patient-centric practice. We provide them with a basic knowledge and a holistic vision of the complex processes that translate scientific advances into novel standards of care.

The course consists of 15 half-day of interactive sessions led by experts from academia, public health organizations, private companies and patient representatives. Through lectures, quizzes, workshops and an online learning platform students can achieve competencies which address a variety of scientific, business, management and social issues.

Topics covered during the course include:

  • The main strategies and tools for the prevention and treatment of disease states;
  • The main types and principles of healthcare systems worldwide;
  • The basic principles of healthcare economics and management;
  • The multiple steps and key principles in the development of health technologies;
  • The basics of data and knowledge generation in healthcare;
  • The new innovation models and career opportunities in healthcare.


Our innovative educational program is offered to

  • Master and PhD students
  • Post-Doctoral students
  • Medical specialists in training
  • Professionals

Thanks to the support of the Fund Baillet Latour:

  • Master Students from ULB and all other Belgian universities: free of charge
  • PhD Students
    • from ULB and all other Belgian universities: free of charge
  • Post-Doctoral Fellows and Medical Doctors in training from ULB and all other Belgian universities:
    • free of charge
  • Professionals:
    • A limited number of seats will be available for young professionals of the private sector – registration fees will apply
    • Pricing: €250 per module (Friday+Saturday)/€1000 for the full program
    • Applicants facing financial constraints can apply for a waiver of the fees by sending a written motivation to

Please contact us for further information (

Number of places is limited:
PhD students, post-docs, MDs in training and professionals to be selected by an ad hoc committee.



Online registration:
Via registration link:

ULB Master Students: contact your faculty to add the mnemonic: BIME-G5505 in your PAE


  • Concept: a series of 5 consecutive 1,5 day modules (Friday full day & Saturday a.m.).
  • Teaching: 02&03 February, 23&24 February, 02&03 March, 16&17 March, 23&24 March
  • Evaluation: continuous process throughout the course and based on active participation;
  • Possibility to obtain a Certificate from the the ULB Continuing Education – Health & Life Sciences upon a min. 80% attendance rate, submission and presentation of a group work;
    Date for submission of group work: end of April 2018;
    Presentation to the Jury: beginning of May 2018;
  • Possibility to get accreditation for physicians.


Campus Erasme, Anderlecht (Brussels), Auditorium Bremer (B2.002 – building B).

For more information, please send an e-mail to the following address,


  • Michel Goldman (ULB)
  • Bruno van Lierde (ULB)
  • Hilde Stevens (ULB)
  • Bruno Flamion (University of Namur)
  • Magda Rosenmöller (IESE, Barcelona)
  • Jean-Louis Vincent (ULB)
  • Julie Gaye (ULB)
  • Gauthier Bouche (Anti-Kankerfonds)
  • Sir Alasdair Breckenridge (Former Chair of the UK’s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency)
  • Mattias Neyt (Belgian Health Care Knowledge Centre (KCE) and ME-TA)
  • Alain Delchambre (ULB)
  • Jacques Deviere (ULB)
  • Magda Papadaki, (Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry)
  • Mariana Igoillo (ULB)
  • Marie Neunez (ULB)
  • Lode Dewulf (Doctors of the World)
  • Mitchell Silva (Esperity, ReumaNet, EUPATI BE)
  • Dipak Kalra (European Institute for Health Records and University College of London)
  • Hugues Bersini (ULB)
  • Isabelle Huys (KU Leuven)
  • Ingrid Klingmann (PharmaTrain Federation)
  • Françoise Meunier (EORTC)
  • Patrick Legros (ULB)
  • Bill Hausdorff (ULB)
  • Michel Katzatchkine (UN Special Envoy on HIV/AIDS)
  • Olivier Vandenberg (ULB)
  • Samia Laokri (ULB)
  • Elke Giets (IMEC)
  • Thomas Van der Auwermeulen (IMEC, PRIDIKTIV)
  • Olivier Witmeur (ULB)
  • Denise Bjorkman (Liv, US)
  • Dimitrios Tzalis (Taros GmbH)
  • John Metselaar (J-Met Connect)
  • Patrick Crasson (BeNovate)
  • Philippe Monteyne (Fund+)
  • Alain Parthoens (Vesalius Biocapital)

Click here to download the program for February/March2018.

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Interdisciplinary Program Feb-March 2017
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