Our degree programs

At the Radboud university medical center for Infectious Diseases, various professionals collaborate in a multidisciplinary manner. They explicitly transfer their expertise in the field of infectious diseases to new, young medical professionals during their specialist degree programs. Infectious diseases form an important part of the degree programs for:
  • medical microbiologists
  • internist-infectious disease specialists (= differentiation year 5/6)
  • pediatric infectious disease specialists/immunologists
  • hospital pharmacists, with specific differentiation year in Infectious Diseases.
  • nursing specialists in infectious diseases

about the Radboudumc Center of Infectious Diseases

The Radboud university medical center for Infectious Diseases (RCI) has a leading role and a unique identity in top referral care, healthcare innovation, scientific research, and transfer of knowledge in the field of infectious diseases.

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about the Radboudumc Center of Infectious Diseases

The Radboud university medical center for Infectious Diseases (RCI) has a leading role and a unique identity in top referral care, healthcare innovation, scientific research, and transfer of knowledge in the field of infectious diseases. It is the RCI’s ambition to be a leading institute in the field of infectious diseases in Europe and in the world.
 

Contact

Heiman Wertheim PhD

Radboudumc Center for Infectious Diseases
(024) 361 9041
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News and current courses

Our expert areas


Lyme disease

Radboud university medical center, the RIVM, the Amsterdam UMC, and the Lyme Association make up the Dutch Lyme Disease expertise center.

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Malaria

Radboud university medical center has wide-ranging experience in the diagnosis and treatment of malaria. A great deal of research is done into malaria here, both at Radboud university medical center and in the tropics.

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Mycobacterial infectious diseases Tuberculosis and non-tubercular mycobacteria (NTM)

Radboud university medical center is a nationally recognized expertise center for tuberculosis and NTM.

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Orthopedic infections

Radboud university medical center is one of the national centers designated for the treatment of patients with complex orthopedic prosthesis infections, particularly infections of hip and knee prosthetics. We fulfill a regional and national referral function.

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Outbreak Management care of very infectious patients

We use our expertise in caring for very infectious patients at Radboud university medical center. We also participate in national advisory bodies and play a coordinating role in outbreaks across the world.

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Q-Fever

Radboud university medical center is a recognized expertise center for the treatment of Q fever. read more

Fungal infections

Radboud university medical center, together with CWZ, is a recognized expertise center in the field of fungal infections. read more

Education, degree programs & masterclasses


Our education

We contribute to the curriculum of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, which allows general practitioners and biomedical scientists to graduate with a thorough knowledge of infectious disease prevention and a rational antibiotics policy.

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Our education

Our mission is to ensure that general practitioners and biomedical scientists graduate with a thorough knowledge of infectious disease prevention and a rational antibiotics policy. That is why these subjects form an important part of the standard curriculum for these students.
 
We also offer Dutch and international students the opportunity to participate in a minor where they can specialize in infectious diseases if they have a particular interest in the field. These programs are available in the following subjects: Opportunistic infections, the immune response to infections of the host, and global health.

Our degree programs

These explicitly transfer our expertise in the field of infectious diseases to new, young medical professionals during their specialist degree programs.

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International Health

We offer a range of activities for international health and tropical infectious diseases in which education, research and service are integrated. These activities are established in 1972.

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International Health

The Center of Infectious Diseases offers a range of activities for international health and tropical infectious diseases in which education, research and service are integrated. These activities are established in 1972.

We maintain working relations with several groups within the Radboud University as well as with many other universities in the Netherlands. We have established long-term working relations with specific institutes in Latin America, Africa and Asia. 

Education: Rotation Program for Student Doctors in low-income countries

At the end of the Master study program, a student can choose to participate in the Rotation Program for 3 months for Student Doctors in low-income countries (Africa, Asia, Latin America). In view of the adaptability that is demanded and to ensure a good cost-benefit outcome, the student will be well prepared before leaving for the rotation. When a student has participated in this program, this will be stated in his or her medical qualifications.  More information

Research

International health research is an integral part of the Center of Infectious Diseases. Long-term relations have been established with different partners in the tropics. Research lines include tuberculosis, HIV, malaria, dengue, antimicrobial resistance. 

Service

Service on tropical diseases and travel medicine is provided by internist-infectious diseases specialists with long-term experience in tropical medicine and travel medicine. Specialized microbiological diagnostic facilities are also available. The Radboud Travel Clinic provides travel advice to the general public, but also to individuals with chronic diseases.    
 

Team 

Within the Center of Infectious Diseases we have a core team of senior academic staff-members. Each with several years of field experience in public health or tropical medicine. In addition junior staff is employed for specific projects.
 

Our masterclasses and refresher programs

For medical professionals, both from within the Netherlands and abroad, we offer an interesting range of refresher programs and master classes.

Masterclass Dutch Antimicrobial Stewardship 22-26 May 2019

A practical introduction to the development and implementation of Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs. read more

Mycology course for technicians In English

13 January 2020 to 17 January 2020

Venue: Radboudumc Nijmegen

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Scientific research