ACU Summer School 2019 [Fully Funded] Destination Mauritius


ACU Summer School 2019

ACU Summer School 2019

The applications for the ACU Summer School 2019 are invited from the eligible candidates as this program is fully funded and it will be managed in Mauritius. The ACU Summer School of this year will be started from 14 to 21 July 2019 in Mauritius and all expenses of the selected candidates will be covered.

ACU stands for “Association of Commonwealth Universities” and it announces that next ACU Summer School will be managed at University of Mauritius from 14 to 21 July 2019. The eligible candidates can join us in Mauritius for one week and you can listen to lectures by local and international speakers, social events, engage and challenge the project in the group work.

The undergraduates and master degree holders and PhD students will get the learning from site and visit to Mauritius hospitals and laboratories and they will work together on group project, share experiences of public health challenges in home countries and they will get involved in the Mauritius culture.

ACU Summer School 2019 Details

  • Country: Mauritius
  • Location: University of Mauritius
  • Duration: One Week (14-21 July 2019)
  • Value: Fully Funded
  • Deadline: Sunday 13 January 2019

Theme & Focus Topic

The theme of 2019 Summer School is ‘Public Health: from small island state to global community’, which will focus on four major components of public health, which are:

  • Education, detection, prevention and control of disease outbreak, community-centered approaches.
  • Research in health/medicine.
  • Innovation in health: e-health and big data.
  • Health economics, policies, and civil society.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The summer in Mauritius is now open to both current postgraduate (Master’s and PhD) and final year undergraduate students at ACU member universities and non member universities in commonwealth countries. (Pakistan is in the list)
  • The event is multi-disciplinary: It is suitable for such studying fields including public health and students from other disciplines.
  • Students, who have previously attended ACU Summer School, are not eligible to apply.


The ACU Summer School will Cover Bursaries cover:

  • Return flights from your home country
  • Full summer school participation.
  • Field trips.
  • Hotel accommodation.
  • Most Meals and Airport pick-ups.
  • However, bursaries do not include the cost of visas and vaccinations.


The ACU Summer School is Fully Funded program & will cover cost of selected participants if they meet requirements, which are mentioned below:

Please note, you should only apply for a bursary if you:

  • are a student at an ACU member university
    would otherwise be unable to attend the Summer School for financial reasons
  • have never previously traveled outside your home region

Note: If you will not be selected for Full Funding, You can join us through Self Funding.


The candidates should note that last date to Apply for ACU Summer School 2019 is 23:59 GMT on Sunday 13 January 2019. Applicants will be contacted at the end of March.

How to Apply

Click Here to Apply For ACU Summer School Mauritius

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