Intimate Partner Violence and Violence in Close Relationships and its Consequences for Health

Online course (7,5 credits), 50 % study pace
02 Nov 2020 17 Jan 2021
Target Group
Students all levels
Lund University

Aim of the course:

Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a serious, preventable public health problem that affects millions of people globally. The term “intimate partner violence” describes physical violence, sexual violence, stalking, or psychological harm This course will introduce theories concerning IPV, address legal aspects from an international perspective, health consequences and how to prevent violence as well as well as the effects on health.

It is divided into three parts:

  1. Defintions and legal aspects on child abuse, as well as adults,
  2. Theories about victimisation and explanations of why it happens and
  3. How does IPV affect health in different groups, and how health can be promoted despite the vulnerability in IPV survivors




Seminars, lectures and individual work


pass - fail


7,5 ECTS

  • Registration

    Registration: Please register here.

    Contact person: In case of questions please contact the EUGLOH-team Lund University ( )

    Registration deadline: 18 October, 2020