About the Global Health Institute

The University of Georgia Global Health Institute (GHI) provides an academic home for global health research and training initiatives of the College of Public Health and other programs at UGA that engage faculty and students in dynamic public health collaborations involving global partners.

For students at UGA, the Institute offers coursework in global health and the opportunity to earn a certificate or minor in the field.  Students participate in lectures, symposia, and other opportunities to interact with experts and other students in the field.  Students are also encouraged to participate in international research programs.

Finding solutions to international public health problems through research activity and engagement promotes the kind of learning needed to prepare a new generation of public health professionals for careers worldwide.