Application form for admission to the MScIH/DIPH/DTMPH/SCC programme and its Core course:

Applications for the 2018 MScIH and the DIPH/DTMPH/SCC programmes are now open. Please use the forms below for your application.

Who can apply?

Students are recruited from a variety of backgrounds relevant to International Health. They include medical doctors, health scientists, nutritionists, biologists, social scientists, social workers, psychologists, health educators, health programme managers, health economists etc. Module specific eligibility criteria apply.

The Postgraduate Study Programme “International Health” is open for applicants worldwide. Applications from developing countries are particularly encouraged.

MScIH programme only: Applicants with professional experience in a health-related profession in low or middle-income countries will be preferentially admitted. Those who do not have sufficient relevant professional experience when applying for admission to the programme have to acquire missing relevant professional experience during their enrolment in the Masters programme.

Minimum entry requirements

  • Completion of a 3-year Bachelor's programme or equivalent (180 ECTS credits) in a health-related field (see above-mentioned professions)
  • MScIH/DIPH/DTMPH programme only: If not a native speaker: Internationally recognised English proficiency certificate equivalent to a TOEFL score of 550 paper/213 internet/80 online, or IELTS score 6, or DAAD (A or B in all categories). Exemptions:
  • 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.
  • Students who have completed a university degree that was taught in English in an English-speaking country (e.g. the United Kingom, the US, Canada etc.) need only submit their degree certificate.

MScIH programme only: Students who start the MScIH with 180 ECTS credit points from BSc studies must attend more advanced modules and write an additional critical literature review compared with students who start the MScIH with at least 210 ECTS credit points from BSc studies.

When and how to apply?

Before you apply, please read the website on undefined Financial Matters and make sure you have a realistic prospects for sufficient funding.

For self-funding students, the period of application for admission to the core course 'Tropical Medicine and Public Health' starting in September is 1st January to 31st March (date of arrival) of the same year. Late applications may be considered if places are available.

MScIH programme only: For applications for DAAD  undefined scholarships special deadlines apply. If you decide to apply for these scholarships, do no submit an additional application to our institute.

Please download the application form "MScIH DIPH DTMPH SCC Core Course" from the top of this website. Submit your complete application as explained on page 3 of the application form:

Applicants will be notified of admission/rejection in early May.

Those who want to pursue the Master of Science Programme in International Health with scholarship support should observe the deadlines set by the scholarship programme.

For the period of application for admission to the European Master of Science Programme in International Health please explore the website of that undefined programme.

Applications for admission to the undefined advanced modules offered by Charité are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Please download the application form "Advanced Modules" from the top of this website and mail or email  your complete application to the address stated on the form.