Diploma in International Public Health (DIPH)

The Diploma in International Public Health (DIPH) programme provides students with basic knowledge and skills in research methods, tropical medicine and international public health, and with advanced knowledge and skills in project design, planning, monitoring and evaluation, and in health economics. The programme requires 19 weeks of full time study.

The DIPH programme's target group are International Health practitioners with an interest in project management and health economics.

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To obtain the DIPH, students must successfully complete the Core Course (15 weeks, from early September to Mid-December) and four weeks' worth of Advanced Modulces the Advanced Modules Designing, Managing and Evaluating Projects for Improving Health: Issues for Donors and Implementers and Health Economics and Economic Analysis (Mid-January to Mid-February of the following year). DIPH candidates have to complete the programme within one academic year.

The Diploma is awarded by Charité's Institute of Tropical Medicine and International Health. Diploma candidates are not enrolled as students with Charité.

The DIPH programme may be combined with the Master of Science in International Health and/or the Diploma in International Public Health.