LUMC Global

LUMC Global is a platform for international connectivity in research, education and care. The Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) aims to improve healthcare and the health of all people by focusing on international (medical) innovation.

This strong international focus helps us to further optimise and innovate care for patients based on leading research and innovative education. We hope this will ultimately benefit the entire field of medicine.

News & Updates

On the news page of our website you can find updates on our projects and news articles on exciting findings and events within our project.

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November 9, 2022

Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Universities are in the perfect position to contribute in an interdisciplinary way to the urgent global challenges we nowadays face, not only in its own region, but more importantly: worldwide. To make a real difference, we closely collaborate with our partners in the Majority World on topics such as Health, Water, Energy, Housing, Climate, Migration, Heritage and more. 

Bosscha Medal for Professor Taniawati Supali

November 1, 2022

At the opening of the LDE-BRIN Academy on 31 October, the Bosscha Medal was awarded to Professor Taniawati Supali from the Department of Parasitology at the University of Indonesia. She receives the medal for her outstanding contribution to science and her working style, which is characterised by collaboration, knowledge sharing and strong social engagement.

LUMC – Indonesia collaborations reach new highlights

October 20, 2022

One of the key focus countries for the LUMC in working on global health challenges is Indonesia. Through the LUMC Global programme, and in collaboration with multiple stakeholders, collaborations with numerous top institutions in Indonesia have resulted in wonderful results and experiences, for instance in student mobility.


  • Annual Conferences

  • Various Meetups in Different Cities
  • Interesting collaborations

  • Week of Indonesia-Netherlands Education and Research (WINNER), 18 – 20 October 2022


    The 3rd edition of the Week of Indonesia-Netherlands Education and Research (WINNER) will be held hybrid on 18 – 20 October 2022, with the theme “Learning and Research Collaboration for Sustainable Green, Blue, and Digital Economies and Societies.” WINNER brings the substantial opportunity to strengthen and expand the collaboration in research and education, identify mutual priorities, share best practices and networking.

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    30 May, 2022 – Global Impact in Health Symposium


    On Monday the 30th of May from 10:00 – 17:30h, the “ Global Impact in Health ” Symposium will officially open the European Life Sciences & Health Week. During this symposium we will discuss the importance of international academic, public and private partnerships in solving the greatest global health threats of our time.

  • ESOF 2022, 13-16 July, 2022


    Join the Euroscience Open Forum (ESOF) 2022 week during Leiden2022, European city of science! The main theme of the 10th edition of ESOF2022 is Crossing Borders, Engaged Science, Resilient Societies.  

  • European Talent Fair, July 16th


    On Saturday 16 July 2022, the first ever European Talent Fair will be launched as part of the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) in Leiden. The European Talent Fair will bring together students, early career researchers, scholars, start-ups, industry and investors to promote young people’s talent and job opportunities in the research sector across the EU.

  • Join us 4 & 5 June, 2022 for the international symposium ‘The Leiden Headache Center into a new era’


    The international symposium ‘Leiden Headache Center into a new era’ will take place in the weekend of June 4th and 5th and is part of the Leiden2022‘s Life Sciences & Health week. International experts and researchers will cover the latest findings and treatment options in the field of headaches and migraines that can be applied in clinical practice.

  • May 28th till June 5th 2022 | Life Sciences and Health Week


    The Leiden Bio Science Park (LBSP) is the biggest Life Sciences and Health (LSH) cluster in the Netherlands. In the past 35 years, the LBSP has acquired a strong, worldwide leading position where talented individuals, researchers and entrepreneurs get connected with each other to work on (research) projects that contribute to important health(care) challenges. The LBSP is home to education and research institutions, unique facilities and valuable collaborative connections in the entire chain of medicine development. During the Life Sciences and Health Week, to which the LUMC is actively contributing, many of the unique activities taking place at the LBSP and involved stakeholders will be showcased in a diverse and expansive programme!

  • EUniWell Summer School “COVID-19: Impact on European health & well-being” 10-13 July, Leiden University, campus the Hague


    Do you want to learn more about the impact of the pandemic on population health and contribute to the debate about post-pandemic health and healthcare provision? Are you keen to engage with international professors, students and health and social care professionals from other countries in Europe? Are you excited about acquiring an interdisciplinary perspective on the pandemic and population health? If so, apply now for this exciting and relevant EUniWell Summer School at Leiden University.

  • Introduction of the Global Health EDCTP3 Joint Undertaking, May 10th


    On 10 May 2022, the Global Health EDCTP3 Joint Undertaking (GH EDCTP3 JU) will host its launch event.

  • 2022 – LERU Doctoral Summer School – University of Utrecht


    The LERU Doctoral Summer School is an annual event aiming to provide doctoral candidates with unique professional and personal development opportunities beyond what they are generally exposed to in the course of their PhD training.

  • FAIR Ethical Patient Data Records Deployment in Health Facilities in Africa


    20 April 2022, 16:00 – 18:00 CET (Hybrid) EM109 in the New Gorlaeus building – Einsteinweg 55, 2333 CC Leiden, Netherlands, and registration.

    Organised by VODAN-Africa, Leiden University Medical Center, Kampala International University (KIU), Network Globalisation, Accessibility, Innovation and Care (GAIC), Stanford University Center for Expanded Data Annotation and Retrieval (CEDAR), San Diego SuperComputing Center (SDSC)
    Moderators: Prof. Dr Mirjam van Reisen, Prof FAIR Data Science, LUMC and Christine Kirkpatrick, SDSC

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