Dear Ladies and Gentlemen!

In the April-Issue of our newsletter we presented to you the first three of a series of language tips developed by Communication for Professionals. The launch of the language tips was a big success – thank you for your great interest and positive feedback!

This month, we will discuss the role of non-verbal behaviour in different cultures – you can fnd the new tips in the section jobs & career offers.

The courses and congresses cover a wide variety of topics, ranging from a Master in Health Economics and Policy in Spain to a summer school on Infectious Diseases in Germany, a congress on pathology in the UK and a congress on neuropsychopharmacology in Canada.

In the special section you will find the first programme announcement of the European Health Forum Gastein 2014.

For those interested in a new job or a training position we recommend to take a look at our monthly job newsletter or the job offers on the GOING INTERNATIONAL website.

Thank you for your interest in GI-Mail, please feel free to send us feedback!

Warm regards,

Gerhard Polak, MD

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Master in Health Economics and Policy

starts September 2014, Barcelona, Spain

The Barcelona Graduate School of Economics offers world-class, full time graduate programs taught in English by leading international scholars and practitioners in one of the world's most dynamic cities.

The Barcelona GSE Master in Health Economics and Policy provides training in health technology assessment, a solid background in quantitative methods and a comparative vision of diverse health systems. Master students will acquire analytical capacity oriented toward decision-making in all aspects of the healthcare more.

16th International Summer School Bielefeld

22nd to 26th September 2014, Bielefeld, Germany

The "International Summer School 2014" is an advanced training course of the Institute for Innovation Transfer at the University of Bielefeld GmbH (IIT) in cooperation with the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Bielefeld.

In 2014 the Programme "Burden of Infectious Diseases"  is combined with the Summer School “Spatial epidemiology and climate change: Concepts and modelling”, to improve the knowledge about geo-statistical and epidemiological methods for controlling the predominant health problems of the 21st more.


29th CINP World Congress of Neuropsychopharmacology - CINP 2014

22nd to 26th June 2014, Vancouver, Canada

Only 6 weeks ahead and the CINP Executive Committee will host the 29th CINP World Congress of Neuropsychopharmacology. The International College of Neuropsychopharmacology has been working hard to deliver a truly outstanding CINP meeting.

CINP World Congress 2014 will welcome neuropsychopharmacologists from all corners of the globe and all aspects of a diverse and exciting more.

26th European Congress of Pathology 2014

30th August to 3rd September 2014, London, United Kingdom

The 26th European Congress of Pathology (ECP 2014) will for the first time be organised as a joint venture between the European Society of Pathology and Pathology London 2014 Ltd.

The motto of the Congress – Understanding Disease – is the well-known mission statement of Pathological Society of Great Britain and Ireland. And it is timely, now that we have greater understanding of many diseases arising from the ongoing revolution in genetics and other translational research methods... read more.

Short Tips

Well-being in the Information Society 2014: Safe and Secure Cities
18th to 20th August 2014, Turku, Finland
Find more information here.

Outbreak investigations and management course
23rd to 27th June 2014, Singapore
Find more information here.

EHFG 2014 - first Programme Announcement

The 1st Programme Announcement of this year's European Health Forum Gastein in 2014 has been published.  Electing Health - The Europe We Want!, takes place from 1st to 3rd October 2014 in the Gastein Valley.

The EHFG 2014 will reflect on the opportunities and risks for health in light of the outcome of the upcoming European elections and will discuss during the course of two high-level debates how to maintain and improve the health of European citizens in a newly structured political more.


Jobs and Career in Germany or Switzerland

If you are a medical specialist or a medical assistant with good knowledge of the German language (at least level B2), apply now at Going International for these specialities:
  • Internal medicine
  • Specialization in surgery, vascular surgery or visceral surgery
  • Radiology

If you are interested please send us your detailed CV as a Word-document to
Please write in the subject line:"GI-Mail 05/2014".

You can also find a wide range of job vacancies in the German Job Newsletter.

Communication tips by Medics on the Move

Medics on the Move (MoM) is a language learning programme of Communication for Professionals, specially developed for professionals and pre-professionals using a second or foreign language in a medical context.

MoM aims to provide medical professionals and pre-professionals working abroad or in a language-discordant context with language tools and support to help them function effectively in their new workplace. The e-learning platforms guide their users in a medical context by means of written and spoken conversation scenarios, a database of medical terminology, grammar tips and a manual on medical and intercultural communication.

This month you can find out more about the role of
non-verbal communication: eye contact in different cultures.... read more.


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