Pasteur-CNAM School of Public Health

The Institut Pasteur and CNAM (French National Conservatory of Arts and Trades) have pooled their respective expertise to form the Pasteur-CNAM School of Public Health and offer a specialist Masters in Public Health, in partnership with EHESP (French School of Public Health).



The specialist Masters in Public Health is a Level I diploma accredited by the French Conférence des Grandes Ecoles. It is designed for a wide range of postgraduate students with various backgrounds and also for graduates who can demonstrate prior experience in a public health role, including doctors, veterinarians, pharmacists, biologists, staff members of health agencies, personnel from NGOs and/or international organizations, development specialists, personnel of food and pharmaceutical industries, chemists, health officers in local authorities, public health engineers, geographers, hospital administrators, economists, sociologists, health professionals and final-year students.


The course includes:


* A common-core syllabus, from October to January, covering the areas of ethics and epistemology, epidemiology, biostatistics, health economics, analysis of health policies and safety and health.


* Specialist subjects, from February to May, chosen from the following options:

  • Risque infectieux (Course coordinator: Arnaud Fontanet).
  • Risques, environnement, travail et maladies chroniques (Course coordinator: William Dab).
  • Biostatistiques et bioinformatique (Course coordinator: Gilbert Saporta).
  • Conception et gestion des politiques de santé (Course coordinator: Jean de Kervasdoué).
  • Projet territorial de santé (Course coordinator: Françoise Jabot).


  * An internship from June to November.


  * A written dissertation with oral defense.


The "Risque infectieux" specialization classes are held at the Institut Pasteur and come under the Epidemiology and Public Health theme.



Download the course brochure (in French) (PDF - 284 KB)


Plaquette école Pasteur-Cnam de santé publique

Updated on 05/03/2014