Web App Development Academy

Level 2


The University of Oslo is pleased to announce the digital DHIS2 Web App Development Academy.

Launching date: 18 August

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Purpose of Web App Development Academy

The Digital Level 2 Academy will be hosted online from 18 to 21 August. The training will focus on more advanced topics such as translations, the DHIS2 Apphub, stand-alone applications, vizualisation etc. and is targeting advanced users.

The Academy is a good the opportunity to get an in-depth knowledge on how to build a high-quality, maintainable DHIS2 applications using the latest tools.

Important: The Level 2 Academy is the final component of the Web App Development program. In order to get a DHIS2 Certificate, you would need to have satisfactorily completed the June Workshop, the July project, and this Academy.
We also welcome registrations from participants who have not gone through the above first 2 stages.

The Digital Academy will be conducted by our DHIS2 experts.

Participation agreement
Once registered, the Academy team will send you a participation agreement which will mention the nature of the training, duration and modalities of participation.

As soon as you send us the signed version of the agreement (which shall include your employer's signature and yours), we will send you, within 7 days, a confirmation of participation.

Advantages of the digital Academy

  • Free of charge
  • Team of DHIS2 experts facilitating the training
  • Being trained in safety, from your home or office during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Attending this Academy will provide you an opportunity for networking with core DHIS2 developers. The trainers are highly recognized within the global DHIS2 community with vast knowledge and expertise on DHIS2 and app development.

Lars Ă˜verland

Lead DHIS2 Developer, University of Oslo
Lars has been the lead developer of the DHIS2 platform since its start in 2005. He has been responsible for designing and implementing the DHIS2 software as well as building up the development team. Lars has worked on projects with multiple major development organizations, including WHO, USAID, DANIDA, NORAD, MSH, and PEPFAR. He holds a Master of Informatics degree from the University of Oslo.

Austin McGee

DHIS2 Developer, University of Oslo
Austin McGee leads development of the Application Platform with the DHIS2 Core team. He is a software engineer, global development professional, and entrepreneur who previously served as Executive Director of an international non-profit and founded a tech startup.

Joe Cooper

DHIS2 UX Designer, University of Oslo
Joe is the core UX designer for the DHIS2 software team. Joe has over 10 years experience working with complex, data-driven software applications and has led design at DHIS2 for the past 2 years.



We have waived the registration fees. Therefore, the Academy is free of charge.

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Terms and Conditions

These Terms & Conditions apply to every person registering as a participant to a DHIS2 Academy.

Academy Registration

Only fully completed registration forms will be considered. After reviewing each registration, the Academy Organisers will send a confirmation/information email. This email will include all the details related to the payment of the registration fees.

Participation is not guaranteed until full payment of the registration fees is received.

Each Academy has a ceiling. If the maximum capacity is reached, the Academy Organisers reserve the right to refuse additional registrations and to close the registration form.

Cancellation of the Academy

In the event that the Academy cannot be held or is postponed due to events beyond the control of the Academy organisers, the Academy organisers cannot be held liable by participants for any damages and other expenses incurred by the participants.

All expenses in relation to the Academy, the registration and the attendance are the sole responsibility of the participants.

Data Protection

The Academy Organisers will collect and store datas for the preparation and execution of the Academy.

HISP-UiO performs monthly e-mailings (which include photographs/videos) and/or communications on social media regarding the DHIS2 Academy. If you do not wish to appear in the marketing visuals, please send an email to aliceal@ifi.uio.no.

Email contact details of participants will not be passed on to third parties. Participants may unsubscribe from these mailing campaigns at any time.

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