Dr. Axel Hoffmann

Dr. Axel Hoffmann

Deputy Head of Department, Education & Training, Head of Unit, Teaching Technologies & Didactics, Swiss TPH, Basel, Switzerland

Axel Hoffmann is Deputy Head of the Department Education & Training at the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute in Basel, Switzerland. He is responsible for the postgraduate MBA in International Health Management programme, and for several projects in the field of eLearning. He is co-President of the Steering Board for the Swiss National Program Master in Public Health of the Universities Basel, Bern and Zurich. Besides several teaching responsibilities he has consultancy appointments with the Swiss Center for International Health, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, GIZ and others in the field of teaching and training and curriculum development. In addition, he has been working with several partners (WHO, GIZ, etc.) in the field of knowledge management and knowledge transfer in the health sector. He is also involved in projects on developing new teaching approaches using eLearning modules in the field of biosafety and biosecurity. Currently he teaches also on didactics in digital/hybrid teaching.