EFRELand Brandenburgbe Berlin

International Health (Master, executive)

Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Public University

Program Subject Matter

The discipline of International Health deals with poverty-related health problems in low and middle income countries. Its multidisciplinary approach combines Public Health, Epidemiology, Tropical Medicine, Economics and Management Sciences.

1 year (full-time), max. 5 years (part-time); 60 ECTS credits

Master of Science in International Health (M.Sc. IH)

Tuition Fees
8 500 to 10 000 Euros

Start of study
Winter term

Offered by the Institute of Tropical Medicine and International Health (Charité); established within tropEd, a network of institutions for higher education in international health; language of instruction is English; in addition to fulfilling the academic requirements, students must provide evidence of at least 1 year of full-time professional experience related to international health in low- or middle-income countries.

Study Content (list is not intended to be exhaustive)

  • Concepts & Research Methods
  • Health Problems
  • Health Systems
  • Advanced Epidemiological Methods
  • Advanced Vaccinology
  • Clinical Management of Tropical Diseases
  • Health Economics, Economic Evaluation and Evidence-based Decision-making
  • Mental Health Skills for Assisting Traumatized Populations


Entry Requirements

  • Completion of a 3½-year Bachelor's programme (210 ECTS credits) in a health-related field
  • English proficiency (80p TOEFL iBT)
  • Preference will be given to applicants with professional experience in a health-related profession in low or middle-income countries.

Further Information

Dr. Matthias Borchert, phone: +49 30 30116-820, e-mail: matthias.borchert@noSpamcharite.de