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Netherlands Course on Global Health and Tropical Medicine (NTC) - autumn course

KIT (Royal Tropical Institute) / Health and Education
12.09.2022 - 16.12.2022  KIT Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Application deadline for international students who need visa: 3 months before the start of the course!
Application Deadline:July 15th 2022
Course Content
In The Netherlands, the NTC forms part of a post-graduate training programme for physicians leading to a diploma in tropical medicine. Other components of the programme include residencies in surgery, obstetrics and gynaecology. More information can be obtained from the NVTG website. Other professionals can take the NTC as a stand-alone course or as part of the Master in International Health (MIH).
Learning objectives, training objectives
Critically collect analyse and appraise qualitative and quantitative data relevant to the improvement of health and health care in low and middle income societies. Clearly communicate and work professionally in a multidisciplinary team.
Target Audience
Medical doctors, nurses, midwives and other health professionals who intend to work in low- and middle-income countries or societies.
Academic training at least to the level of a bachelor’s degree in medicine or any paramedical science. Two years of relevant work experience.
Accreditation Organisation of the Nederlands and Flanders
Local Organizer
The NTC is jointly organized by the Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre (VU) in Amsterdam, the University Hospital of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT).

Enquiries and Registration:

Application deadline: 2 months before start of course (in case the participant needs visa: 3 months!)
Ms. Susan Huider
Economics, Financing and Controlling, Epidemiology and Disease Control, Family Planning and Gender, Health Promotion, Health Services, Health Systems, Population Studies, Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Infectiology
Type of degree
Diploma, Certificate of attendance, Certificate of completion
Education form
Full Time
3+ Months
Credit Points
20 ECTS - Points
EUR 6.990,00
(Course fee 2022: EUR 6.990 )
Organizer contact info
P. O Box 95001
1090 HA Amsterdam
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