Aletta Jacobs School of Public Health
a network for ‘more healthy years’
Aletta Jacobs School of Public Health (Aletta) is the proud flag-bearer of healthy ageing in the Northern Netherlands. It is a network of researchers and partners with one joint objective: ‘Thinking by doing; more healthy years together’. Aletta combines teaching, research, and impact in one institute: comparable to leading international institutes in this field.
The Aletta Jacobs School of Public Health is a collaboration between the University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, and Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen.
In the Northern Netherlands, Aletta is set to become the innovative cooperation platform where research institutions and the business community jointly answer questions to achieve more sustainable and affordable public health. This happens through teaching, research that helps develop new knowledge, and advice that uses the developed knowledge in practice.
“In the Northern Netherlands, Aletta is set to become the innovative cooperation platform where research institutions and the business community jointly answer questions to achieve more sustainable and affordable public health.”
Aletta is active both locally and regionally, and has the ambition to generate impact around the world by cooperating with national and international initiatives in the field of Healthy Ageing.
Support what works
Aletta does not want to create something new, but support what works. Consider the following:
- meet-ups in which scientists from various fields work together;
- training programmes that look at public health from all possible perspectives;
- close collaborations with societal and academic partners, in which a joint vision is the main focus, and;
- initiatives that only need Aletta as a driving force.