Tuition Fees

Tuition Fees and Financial Matters Tuition Fees are calculated per ECTS point and vary according to the elected study programme. See below for a detailed statement on each of the programmes.

Note: in some countries, the German embassy will require the deposit of a certain amount (expect 8,000+, ask at the embassy for the exact amount) in a blocked account with a German bank as guarantee for the living costs in Germany.

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Master of Science in International Health

Total cost:

Students who start their studies regularly with 210 ECTS and complete all Advanced Modules at our Institute at CharitéUniversitätsmedizin Berlin can expect a total of 11.550 Euro for tuition fees (including Master Thesis and Relevant Professional Experience but excluding cost for software license). If the studies are completed within the standard period of 2 years registration fees of 400 to 1,280 Euro need to added, summing up to 11.950 to 12,830 Euro.

 

Tuition Fees in Detail:

Core Course: The cost per ECTS credit point for the Core Course is 225 Euro. At 20 ECTS credit points, the tuition fee for the Core Course amounts to 4,500 Euro. There may be additional costs for statistical software licenses of 40 to 150 Euro.

Advanced Modules: The cost per ECTS credit point for Advanced Modules offered by our Institute at CharitéUniversitätsmedizin Berlin is 275 EUR. For example: A 1-week Advanced Module yielding 2 ECTS credit points costs 550 Euro, a 2-week module yielding 3 ECTS 875 Euro, and a 3-week module yielding 4.5 ECTS credit points 1,237.50 Euro. As there may be additional cost, please consult the webpage of the respective Advanced Module for the exact fee.

Please note that the fees per ECTS credit point for Advanced Modules at other tropEd institutions differ! Please consult the tropEd webpage of the respective module for the exact fee or contact the respective tropEd institution directly.

Advanced Critical Literature Review: The cost per ECTS credit point for the Advanced Literature Review is 60 Euro. At 15 ECTS credit points the tuition fee for the Advanced Critical Literature Review is 900 Euro.

Relevant Professional Experience: The cost per ECTS credit point for the Relevant Professional Experience module is 12.50 Euro. At 20 ECTS credit points, the tuition fee for Relevant Professional Experience module is 250 Euro.

Master Thesis: For students who started the programme in 2018 or earlier the cost for the Master Thesis is 75 Euro per ECTS credit point. The tuition fee for the Master Thesis yielding 20 ECTS credit points thus is 1.500 Euro.

For students who started the programme in 2019 or later the cost for the Master Thesis is 60 Euro per ECTS credit point. The tuition fee for the Master Thesis yielding 30 ECTS credit points thus is 1.800 Euro.

Please note that the conduct of the Master Thesis may involve considerable cost (e.g. for travel, accommodation, software license, ethical clearance, research assistance, printing, translations, laboratory materials etc.). The funding of the Master Thesis is the responsibility of the students.

 

Registration and examination fees:

MScIH students are registered as students of CharitéUniversitätsmedizin Berlin and have to pay a registration fee of presently about 100 to 320 EUR (excluding/including the student ticket for the Berlin Public Transport Company, BVG) per semester, i.e. twice annually. DAAD scholarship holder pay a reduced fee.

At Charité – Universitätsmedizin, there are no examination fees.

 

Mode of payment:

For the tuition fees of the Core Course, the Advanced Modules, the Advanced Critical Literature Review, the Relevant Professional Experience and the Master Thesis students receive an invoice. The (re-)registration fees students need to transfer unsolicited each semester (i.e. twice annually) during the respective (re-)registration periods.

Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Public Health

Total cost:

The total tuition fees for DTMPH-only students amount to 7.343,75 Euro. There may be additional costs for statistical software licenses of 40 to 150 Euro.

Tuition fees in detail:

The cost per ECTS credit point for the Core Course is 281.25 Euro. At 20 ECTS credit points, the tuition fee for the Core Course amounts to 5.625 Euro. There may be additional costs for statistical software licenses of 40 to 150 Euro.

The cost per ECTS credit point for the required Advanced Modules is 343,75 Euro. The cost for the required courses (Parasitology in International Health [1.5 ECTS credit points], Clinical Management of Tropical Diseases [3 ECTS credit points] and Consultation of Business Travelers [0.5 ECTS credit points]) yielding 5 ECTS credit points is 1.718,75 Euro.

Registration and examination fees:

DTMPH-only students are not registered as students of CharitéUniversitätsmedizin Berlin and do not have to pay a registration fee.

MScIH students who wish to obtain the DTMPH in addition to the MScIH must pay the higher DTMPH price for the Core Course and the required Advanced Modules.

At Charité – Universitätsmedizin, there are no examination fees.

Diploma in International Public Health

Total cost:

The total tuition fees for DIPH-only students amount to 7.859,38 Euro. There may be additional costs for statistical software licenses of 40 to 150 Euro.

Tuition fees in detail:

The cost per ECTS credit point for the Core Course is 281,25 Euro. At 20 ECTS credit points, the tuition fee for the Core Course amounts to 5.625 Euro. There may be additional costs for statistical software licenses of 40 to 150 Euro.

The cost per ECTS credit point for the required Advanced Modules is 343,75 Euro. The cost for the required courses (Designing, Managing and Evaluating Projects for Improving Health [3.5 ECTS credit points] and Health Economics and Economic Analyses [3 ECTS credit points]) yielding 6.5 ECTS credit points is 2.234,38 Euro.

Registration and examination fees:

DIPH-only students are not registered as students of CharitéUniversitätsmedizin Berlin and do not have to pay a registration fee.

MScIH students who wish to obtain the DIPH in addition to the MScIH must pay the higher DIPH price for the Core Course and the required Advanced Modules.

At Charité – Universitätsmedizin, there are no examination fees.

Short Course Certificates / Guest Students

Tuition fees:

For participants who were admitted to the Core Course as guest student, i.e. without using the Core Course for degree purposes and only receiving a short course certificate the cost per ECTS credit point for the Core Course is 281,25 Euro. At 20 ECTS credit points, the tuition fee for the Core Course amounts to 5.625 Euro. There may be additional costs for statistical software licenses of 40 to 150 Euro.

For participants who were admitted to Advanced Modules as guest student, i.e. without using the Advanced Module for degree purposes and only receiving a short course certificate the cost per ECTS credit point for the Advanced Modules is 343,75 Euro. For example: A 1-week Advanced Module yielding 2 ECTS credit points costs 687,50 Euro, a 2-week module yielding 3 ECTS 1.031,25 Euro, and a 3-week module yielding 4.5 ECTS credit points 1.546,88 Euro. As there may be additional cost, please consult the webpage of the respective Advanced Module for the exact fee.

Registration and examination fees:

Guest students are not registered as students of CharitéUniversitätsmedizin Berlin and do not have to pay a registration fee.

At Charité – Universitätsmedizin, there are no examination fees.