Requirements and Career Opportunities

Applicants must have:
  • a first academic degree of at least 180 credits based on ECTS in health, life sciences, social sciences including public and international law, environmental planning, health governance and others;
  • a minimum of 2 years work experience in study relevant areas; read more
  • non-native English speaking applicants must have a proficiency in the English language at least at the level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) in accordance with an language certificate (TOEFL, IELTS) or an equivalent certificate;
  • a high motivation …
Carrier opportunities
This Master’s program will enable graduates to continue their current career paths in health-related management, policy making or policy advise, health and social advocacy, research or teaching positions at international, national or regional levels, implementation of current or expanded health governance in ministries, academic institutions, NGOs or transnational enterprises.
Postgraduate master degrees in global health and hygiene sciences, international health, and related areas are required by national and international institutions and organizations including the WHO, the Global Fund, the World Bank, UNEP, UNICEF. Degrees in global health are also highly sought after in the private healthcare sector, pharmaceutical companies and research centers for health technology. Alternatively, candidates could remain within academia as a researcher, analyst or embark upon a PhD.