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Johns Hopkins India Health Systems Institute


The India Health Systems Institute is a component of the larger Health Systems Summer Institute offered annually by the Health Systems Program in the Department of International Health and features courses that will have content adapted specifically for participants from India. All courses will be held fully online. 

The India Health Systems Institute will be held June 7–19, 2021. There are eight course options available varying in length from 3 to 6 half days, with time divided between in-class lectures and group work, activities, and discussions held outside of class. Content will be tailored to the Indian context. Topics include global health technology and entrepreneurship, measurement and analytics for health systems strengthening, and health systems management. 


Courses can either be taken for academic credit or for non-credit at a reduced cost. The reduced cost is $200 per credit. Most courses are 2–3 credits. 

All times listed below are in India Standard Time. The course description page may list the times in Eastern Daylight Time. 

Week 1 (starting June 7):

Week 2 (starting June 14):

Please note that students who take courses not for credit will not receive a grade for the course and will not receive a JHSPH transcript upon completion of the course. A certificate of completion will be given.


  1. First, complete an online application. If you have never taken a course at JHSPH before, you will be applying as a new student. You will need to select the “Summer Institute in Health Systems” as your summer institute of interest. You may select non-credit or academic credit. 

  2. Once you submit an application, you will receive a log-in ID from Johns Hopkins within 24–72 hours along with instructions on how to log in and create your password. Once you create your log-in and password, you can register for the courses you are interested in. 

Please visit the main Health Systems Summer Institute page for more information about tuition, registration, and other information related to the Health Systems Summer Institute.