6. International Conference on Salutogenesis

Advancing Salutogenesis towards thriving societies

June 17 - 18, 2021

Girona, Spain



Pauline Bakibinga (Kenya), Georg Bauer (Switzerland, co-chair scientific committee), Claudia Meier Magistretti (Switzerland), Maurice Mittelmark (Norway), Luis Saboga Nunes (Portugal), Jürgen Pelikan (Austria), Mathieu Roy (Canada), Shifra Sagy (Israel), Shefaly Shorey (Singapore), Lenneke Vaandrager (Netherlands, co-chair scientific committee)  – all members of the Global Working Group of Salutogenesis. More information


The International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE) is a global professional, non-governmental organization dedicated to health promotion around the world for more than 65 years. The IUHPE operates a unique worldwide, independent, global, professional network of people and institutions committed to improving the health and wellbeing of the people through education, community action and the development of healthy public policy. 


The Global Working Group on Salutogenesis of the International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE) was established in 2007 to advance and promote the science of Salutogenesis within health promotion. It is an international, interdisciplinary group of researchers representing different world regions and research areas of Salutogenesis.


The Society for Theory and Research on Salutogenesis (STARS) aims to advance and promote the science of Salutogenesis. It provides a transdisciplinary platform for scientific exchange between researchers in the field of Salutogenesis within and beyond health promotion. The Global Working Group on Salutogenesis founded STARS in 2017 and is in charge of continuously advancing the STARS website and activities.






The Center of Salutogenesis at the University of Zurich, Switzerland is coordinating STARS and hosts the conference.


Center of Salutogenesis, University of Zurich


Prof. Dr. Georg F. Bauer, University of Zurich, EBPI

Hirschengraben 84

CH-8001 Zurich



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