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DAS Work+Health

Module Overview

Here you find an overview of all modules (C1- 11, OM 1 - 5, OH 1-5) listed in chronological order.

A module introduces and trains you in a specific topic of work and health. Each module comprises of a preparatory homework called “pre-assignment”, a campus phase, as well as a concluding exam. Each module is provied by a Module Manager, who is in charge of the module's content, pre-assignment and exam.

Module examination and assessment

To complete sucessfully a module and to get ECTS, you have to pass the module's preparatory homework (pre-assignment), participate actively in campus lectures, do all the required readings and/or homework seriously and pass the exam. 


Most modules are open for external participants. The modules C1 and C11 can be attended only by students who are enrolled in the entire DAS Work+Health program.

Please fill in and send back the application form to register for single modules. You can find the forms and admission criteria under How to apply.


Link to module portrait

Date & location

Module manager(s)

C1: Introduction to the field of work and health (1 ECTS)

C1 (PDF, 202 KB)

29.01. - 31.01.2024, Zentrum für Weiterbildung
Schaffhauserstrasse 228
CH-8057 Zürich

Prof. Dr. med. MPH Holger Dressel,

Prof. Dr. David Vernez

C2: Risiken beurteilen

C2 (PDF, 187 KB)

14 - 16.02.2024 (Teil I),  4 - 5.03.2024 (Teil II), Zentrum für Weiterbildung
Schaffhauserstrasse 228
CH-8057 Zürich

Giulia Basso, Sven Hoffmann

C3: Determinants of occupational diseases and work-related health problems (2 ECTS)

C3 (PDF, 285 KB)

18 - 22.03.2024, Lausanne

Dr. Irina Guseva Canu

C4: Kommunikation und Zusammenarbeit (1 ECTS) C4 (PPTX, 8 MB) 9 - 11.04.2024,  Zentrum für Weiterbildung
Schaffhauserstrasse 228
CH-8057 Zürich
Giulia Basso, Sven Hoffmann
OH1: Exposure-related health effects (2 ECTS) OH1 (PDF, 331 KB) 22-26.04.2024, Lausanne Dre. Aurélie Berthet

OM1: Occupational diseases and work-related health problems (3 ECTS)

OM1 (PDF, 263 KB)

6 - 08.05.2024 (part I), 13 - 15.05.2024 (part II), Zurich

Prof. Dr. med. MPH Holger Dressel

C5: Occupational toxicology + AHLS training course (2 ECTS) C5 (PDF, 374 KB) 3 - 06.06.2024 (part I) Lausanne, 13 - 14.06.2024 (part II), EAZ Schwarzenburg Dre. Myriam Borgatta and Sven Hoffmann
C6: Ergonomics (2 ECTS) C6 (PDF, 242 KB) 26 - 29.08.2024, Zurich Sven Hoffmann
C7: Human factors  (2 ECTS) C7 (PDF, 242 KB) 16 -19.09.2024, Zurich Sven Hoffmann

C8: Rechtlicher Rahmen (1 ECTS)

C8 (PDF, 187 KB)

9 - 11.10.2024, Zurich

Giulia Basso, Sven Hoffmann

OM2: Work ability and return to work (2 ECTS) OM2 (PDF, 279 KB) 4 - 7.11.2024, Lausanne Dr. med. Frédéric Régamey
OH2: Exposure assessment and hazard recognition (3 ECTS) OH2 (PDF, 357 KB) 11 - 15.11.2024 (part I), 25 - 29.11.2024 (part II), Lausanne PD Dre. Nancy Hopf, Prof. Dr. David Vernez

C9: Occupational health interventions (2 ECTS)

C9 (PDF, 247 KB)

20 -24.01.2025, Zurich

Prof. Dr. Georg Bauer

OH3: Control of the occupational environment (2 ECTS) OH3 (PDF, 267 KB) 24 -27.03.2025, Lausanne Dr. Guillaume Suarez
OM3: Prevention an d control of occupational risks and diseases (2 ECTS) OM3 (PDF, 280 KB) 12 - 15.05.2025, Lausanne Dre. med. Veronica Turcu
OM4 / OH4:  Disaster management (1 ECTS) OM4_OH4 (PDF, 362 KB) 16 - 19.06.2025, Basel Sven Hoffmann and Tom Hofmann
C10: Biosafety (1 ECTS)


11 - 12.08.2025, Bern

Sven Hoffmann

OH5: Risk policy, management, and communication (2 ECTS) OH5 (PDF, 173 KB)

1 - 4.09.2025, Lausanne

Prof. Dr. David Vernez

OM5: Management of health in organizations (2 ECTS)

OM5 (PDF, 172 KB)

15 - 18.09.2025, Zurich

Prof. Dr. med. MPH Holger Dressel

C11: Interdisciplinary group project (5 ECTS) C11 (PDF, 242 KB) 1.10.2025, Bern Sven Hoffmann