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330017 SE International Nutrition Policy (2020W)

Theory and Implementation

Continuous assessment of course work

Course for Master- and PHD Students
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Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 16 participants
Language: English


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

  • Monday 12.10. 08:45 - 14:00 Friedrich Becke Seminarraum 2C315 3.OG UZA II
  • Tuesday 13.10. 08:45 - 14:00 Friedrich Becke Seminarraum 2C315 3.OG UZA II
  • Wednesday 14.10. 08:45 - 14:00 Friedrich Becke Seminarraum 2C315 3.OG UZA II
  • Thursday 15.10. 08:45 - 14:00 Seminarraum 2E560 Ernährungswissenschaften UZA II
  • Friday 16.10. 08:45 - 14:00 Friedrich Becke Seminarraum 2C315 3.OG UZA II


Aims, contents and method of the course

To acquaint students with the current world nutrition and health concerns and to familiarize them with the basics, methods, as well as monitoring and evaluation of employed strategies and intervention programs and how to develop an action plan.

Introduction to the background of global nutrition policy (justification, concept) and examples for its implementation at regional and national level. Reference will be made to the strategies and problem-oriented interventions of agencies of the UN system (WHO, FAO, UNICEF, WFP, and World Bank).

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Assessment and permitted materials

Active participation, quality of the prepared and presented tasks (30 points of 100), discussion and group work including discussion (30 points of 100), and concluding oral exam of 20 minutes (40 points of 100).

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Passing criterion = 60 points
(60-65 pts.: 4; 66-75 pts.: 3; 76-85: 2; >85 pts.: 1)

Examination topics

Introductory lectures by the course leader on the course program topics followed by defined assigned tasks to be prepared, presented and discussed by the students.

Reading list

Used sources of information and a large selection of data presented in the introductory lectures will be provided by the course leader.

Association in the course directory

Last modified: Sa 02.04.2022 00:27