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Artificial Intelligence Programming in Python (AIPro)

Transdisciplinary and interdisciplinary teaching on the challenges, needs, implications and methods of artificial intelligence in the field of public health.

Please note: training created in 2022-2023.

  • Type of training
    Diploma course
  • Diplôme
  • Discipline
    Public health
    Medical information processing
  • Duration
    1 year
  • Teachers in charge
    Pr Roch GIORGI ; Raquel URENA-PEREZ
  • Présentation de la formation

    Pedagogical objectives

    Pedagogical objectives

    The application of artificial intelligence (AI) to medicine can contribute to the improvement of population health.

    course focuses on the challenges, needs, implications and methods of artificial intelligence for public health. Designed with a transdisciplinary and interdisciplinary approach, it will allow the students to acquire knowledge in the field of artificial intelligence applied to public health, by combining algorithmic and modelling knowledge with contextualised understanding and critical thinking.

    The post graduate diploma is composed


    4 teaching modules:

    • Principles and methods of public health sciences (PHS-PRIM)
    • Programming fundamentals for health data (INF-PROF)
    • Artificial intelligence programming (INF-GRAM)
    • Artificial intelligence challenges for public health (CHA-AIPH)

    The main subjects taught are:

    • The basic principles and methods of public health, statistics, computer science, epidemiology, human, economic and social sciences;
    • The fundamentals of programming and the main artificial intelligence tools for public health;
    • Advanced algorithms and methods of artificial intelligence and how to program them using Python and R;
    • The organization and management of an artificial intelligence-based project applied to health data
    • .


    • Applicants must demonstrate proficiency in EnglishStudents
    • whose first language is not English must provide an English certificate with at least the B2 level or equivalent

  • Autorisation pédagogique



    This course is aimed at students in the second cycle of medical, pharmaceutical and odontology disciplines as well as doctors, pharmacists and dental surgeons.

    Students who have obtained a scientific M1, an engineering school diploma or a diploma considered equivalent by the teaching staff, with excellent marks, in one of the following disciplines: statistics, computer science, public health, epidemiology, mathematics, economic and social sciences are welcome as well


    Educational information and admission authorizations

    Educational information and admission authorizations

    Teacher in charge
    Pr Roch

    Mme NOIR Geneviève


    UMR 1252
    Tél : 04 91 32 46 00
    Email :

  • Inscription administrative


    Registration applicationDownload

    1. and complete the application form.
    2. Send this form with a CV, an official and up-to-date academic transcripts, and a cover letter
      Email :

    sesstim-enseignement@univ-amu.frIf the application is accepted: follow the registration procedure indicated by the UMFCS.

    Administrative registration information :

    Email :
    Fatma FATHI
    Tél : 04 91 32 45 91
    Marine HANAOUI
    Tél : 04 91 32 46 48
    Tél : 04 91 32 43 25
    Audrey GROSSI
    Tél : 04 91 32 45 80Unité

    mixte de formation continue en santé (UMFCS)
    Bureau des DU
    Faculté des sciences médicales et paramédicales


    27 bd Jean Moulin
    13385 Marseille cedex 05

  • Informations pratiques


    • Initial training:
    • €334Continuing
    • training
    • : €969