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Master in International Health (MIH) - spring start

KIT (Royal Tropical Institute) / Health and Education
07.03.2022 - 01.09.2023  KIT Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Application deadline for international students who need visa: 3 months before the start of the course!
Application Deadline:January 15th 2022
Course Content
International Health is a discipline that systematically compares factors that affect the health of all human populations with a special focus on poverty-related health problems in low and middle-income countries. MIH includes the promotion of health, prevention and treatment of diseases and rehabilitation. Knowledge, skills and the ability to critically analyse and draw implications for practice related to the major endemic diseases, health systems research, health economics and more.
Learning objectives, training objectives
MIH provides health experts with the knowledge and skills they need to deal with current challenges effectively. MIH aims to enable participants to understand and analyse international health issues, conduct applied research.
Target Audience
This course is designed for medical doctors and paramedical staff with at least a bachelor’s level education who are developing a career in international health.
Academic training at least to the level of a bachelor’s degree, either in medicine or a paramedical science Two years of relevant work experience
Accreditation Organisation of the Nederlands and Flanders
Local Organizer
VU (Vrije Universiteit) Amsterdam
When starting in September, it is possible to finish the MIH program in 1 year. Start in March duration of programme 1,5 year. Also part-time option possible.

Enquiries and Registration:

Ms. Susan Huider
Economics, Financing and Controlling, Epidemiology and Disease Control, Health Promotion, Health Services, Health Systems, Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Infectiology
Type of degree
Master, Certificate of attendance, Certificate of completion
12 Months
Credit Points
60 ECTS - Points
EUR 11.360,00
(Course Fee full time (2022): EUR 11.590 Course Fee part time (2022): EUR 12.230 Note: course fee = core course + thesis & programme advise, excl. Advanced Modules!!! Contact our course administration for more info about course fees: s.huider@kit.)
Organizer contact info
P. O Box 95001
1090 HA Amsterdam
"Going International promotes access to education and training for all regardless of social, geographic and national borders."

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