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EUCIC Infection Prevention and Control Certificate

With the EUCIC Infection Prevention and Control Certificate, EUCIC aims to provide a unique European perspective on infection prevention and control. It does this by sharing the expertise and competencies within training centres, countries and professions. This collaborative effort will result in the training of a new generation of IPC specialists.


Training programme

The programme consists of 10 modules: One basic and compulsory module introduces the basic aspects of IPC. This module is followed by 6 advanced and compulsory modules.

In addition, the programme includes 3 local modules which represent in-house expertise and teaches country-specific aspects. Various e-learning modules will also be provided.


All medical doctors and those with an MSc or PhD who are pharmacists, nurses or other healthcare professionals are eligible. After completion of the full programme, students will have accumulated a total of ~60 ECTS.