DAAD International Health Master Scholarships for Developing Countries – 2023/2024
15th October 2022
Tell Me About Award:
Applications for the Masters of Science in International Health Programme at the University of Heidelberg and Charité Berlin with scholarship funding from the DAAD EPOS programme are open until 15 Oct 2022.
Heidelberg Institute of Public Health
The Master of Science in International Health (MScIH) focuses on poverty-related health problems in low and middle income countries. The programme aims to provide students with a solid foundation in international public health principles and to equip them with the knowledge and competencies necessary to run and initiate sustainable programmes for disease control, health promotion, and health services development across a wide range of populations and countries.
- Four-year Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent qualification) in a Public Health relevant discipline
- At least one year of relevant work experience, including Public Health experience in low- and middle-income settings.
Find out more about the programme and admission requirements here, MScIH Heidelberg
Charité – University of Medicine Berlin
The discipline of International Health focusses on health issues in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC). It aims for equity in health, healthy life styles and settings, reduction of health risk and universal health coverage. There are currently 13 advanced modules available in the programme master’s students can choose from according to their interests and abilities.
- Graduates with at least two years of professional experience from eligible developing countries/territories may apply.
Find out more about the programme and admission requirements here, MScIH Charite Berlin
What Type of Award is this?
Who can apply?
Candidates fulfil the necessary academic requirements and can be expected to successfully complete a study programme in Germany (above-average result for first academic exam – top performance third, language skills)
Candidates have a Bachelor degree (usually a four-year course) in an appropriate subject
Candidates have at least two years’ professional experience
Candidates can prove their motivation is development-related and be expected to take on social responsibility and initiate and support processes of change in their personal and professional environment after their training/scholarship
Where will Award be Taken?
What is the Benefit of Award?
Depending on academic level, monthly payments of 750 euros for graduates or 1,000 euros for doctoral candidates
Payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover
Travel allowance, unless these expenses are covered by the home country or another source of funding.