The Centre Virchow-Villermé for Public Health Paris-Berlin is dedicated to jointly develop and promote open innovative education and to foster French-German collaborations within the European context for joint research and teaching activities in Global and Public Health.
The objectives of the Centre are :
The Centre Virchow-Villermé for Public Health Paris-Berlin was initiated by the French-German Council of Ministers. It was co-established on April 15, 2013 on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Elysée Treaty by the Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (USPC) and the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin.
The Centre Virchow-Villermé Paris is directed on the French side by Anneliese Depoux. Elke Schäffner, specialist in nephrology and epidemiologist at Charité Berlin and Tobias Kurth, Professor of Public Health and Epidemiology and director of the Institute of Public Health at Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, are the directors on the German side.
The Centre is financed by the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, the Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (USPC), the French governmental programme “Investissement d’avenir” and Sanofi SA.