The Universitas 21 Health Sciences Group is a unique global university network of Health Sciences staff and students that includes members from 18 universities worldwide, and a collaborative group of Universitas 21.

We provide Health Sciences Faculty of member universities a framework for exploring opportunities for:

▶ collaborative research

▶ information exchange

▶ and sharing of resources.

Our group includes the discipline areas of Dentistry, Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Medicine, Nursing and Midwifery, Pharmacy and Public Health.

As a collaborative network, we work together on numerous interdisciplinary projects and activities for both staff and students of relevance to the Health Sciences with a focus on global health issues.



U21 HSG Funding Opportunities - Applications Open

Applications are now open for U21 HSG project funding opportunities to encourage collaborative, international projects across our network.

This year we are pleased to launch three different funding options which include:

▶ International Projects Fund

▶ Research Development Fund

▶ Student Research Fund

Details and how to apply are available here.



Summer School 2019 - Applications now open for students

The University of Birmingham will be hosting the U21 Health Sciences Summer School 2019 on the topic of ‘Antimicrobial Resistance and Stewardship’ taking place on 22nd July to 2nd August 2019.

The Summer School is an annual two-week interdisciplinary course for undergraduate U21 Health Sciences students that offers the unique opportunity of face-to-face learning and field trips located at a U21 HSG member university.

Find out more.



Medical Clinical Placement Programme 2020

Our Medical Clinical Placement Programme, that includes participation from 10 of our member institutions, is now open for medical student applications for 2020. The MCCP was set up by the International Development Group to offer U21 HSG medical students a distinctive international experience that prepares them for their future medical professions.

Details for 2020 placements and how to apply are available here.

Keep in touch

College of Medical and Dental Sciences
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston, Birmingham
B15 2TT

+44 (0)121 415 8830