Scholarships

Students are encouraged to apply for financial support in their home countries.

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Scholarships are available through the DAAD and the European Commission (Erasmus Mundus Programme). They are awarded on a highly competitive basis.

DAAD Scholarship for MSc International Health

Candidates from developing countries with at least two years of work experience (obtained after completion of the first degree or first professional qualification) and a Bachelors degree with honours (240ECTS / 4 years) or equivalent are eligible for a Öffnet externen Link im aktuellen FensterDAAD scholarship (German Academic Exchange Service). DAAD scholarship holders follow a predefined study track which consists of:

Öffnet externen Link im aktuellen FensterTropical Medicine and Public Health (core course), Öffnet externen Link im aktuellen FensterAdvanced Vaccinology, Öffnet externen Link im aktuellen FensterHealth Economics, Öffnet externen Link im aktuellen FensterDesigning Managing Evaluating Projects in Berlin,

Öffnet externen Link im aktuellen FensterObservational Epidemiology and Öffnet externen Link im aktuellen FensterExperimental Epidemiology in Bergen/Norway,

and the thesis phase in Khon Kaen/Thailand or Manila/Philippines.

If you would like to apply for a DAAD scholarship, please submit the following documents as hard-copies in the following order:

1. official DAAD application form: https://www.daad.de/imperia/md/content/en/deutschland/formulare/forschungsstipendium_en.pdf

2. hand-signed CV (please use the Europass format: europass.cedefop.europa.eu/en/home)

3. hand-signed letter of motivation (with reference to current occupation) (max. 2 pages)

4. academic letter(s) of recommendation from your university; the letter must have a signature and office stamp and must be of recent date (not in a sealed envelope)

5. professional letter(s) of recommendation from your employer; the letter must have a signature and office stamp and must be of recent date (not in a sealed envelope)

6. confirmation of employment from the employer in your home country and, if possible, a guarantee of re-employment upon your return home

7. proof of language abilities:

  • English – IELTS or TOEFL (Note: Institutional TOEFL will not be accepted);
  • Candidates from Botswana, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Nigeria, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda only need to enclose a certificate by the Dean of Studies of their previous university confirming that their entire tertiary education was conducted in English. No further exemptions!

8. certified copies of awarded academic degrees

9. certified copies of academic transcripts

10. school leaving certificate

These documents must be submitted as hard-copies to our institute by 15 October of the year prior to the start of the programme:

Institute of Tropical Medicine & International Health

CharitéUniversitätsmedizin Berlin

Student Support Officer

Master Programme in International Health

Haus 10

Spandauer Damm 130

14050 Berlin

Germany

Please note that applicants from Cameroon, Myanmar and Nigeria must submit their application via the German Embassy in their home country (please contact the German Embassy in time regarding information about the deadlines). Candidates from the People’s Republic of China are required to submit an APS Certificate, as well as 2 address labels written in Chinese characters with their application.

For more information see the MScIH description in the DAAD booklet Öffnet externen Link im aktuellen Fenster Development-Related Postgraduate Courses.

For detailed information on the prerequisites and requirements for a DAAD scholarship, please see the DAAD Öffnet externen Link im aktuellen Fenster website.

Erasmus Mundus Scholarship for European MSc International Health

The Erasmus Mundus Programme is a European co-operation and mobility programme in the field of higher education. It aims to enhance the quality of European education and to promote intercultural understanding through co-operation with third countries. Third countries are those countries which are not European Union Member States, EEA-EFTA countries (Iceland, Lichtenstein and Norway), nor EU applicant countries (presently Croatia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM)).

European and Non-European candidates with an outstanding academic or professional record and with at least one year of work experience obtained after completion of the first academic degree or first professional qualification are eligible for an Erasmus Mundus scholarship to study for the undefined European Master of Science in International Health. Our institute contributes to the European MScIH Öffnet externen Link im aktuellen Fenstertrack 1 “Disease Control” and Öffnet externen Link im aktuellen Fenstertrack 4 “Child Health”.