The Master of Science Programme in International Health is offered at the Charité. – Universitätmedizin Berlin. The program is aimed to raise awareness of current global health problems and allows students to identify and critically analyse key factors shaping the health and well-being of populations. The programme contributes to sustainable development and focuses on improving the management of health services for disadvantaged populations with a focus on low and middle-income societies.
The Master’s programme comprises studies in a number of public health-related disciplines including health economics, epidemiology and statistics, health promotion, management sciences, population sciences, reproductive health, mental health, social sciences, travel and migrant health, tropical medicine with a focus on infectious diseases, bacteriology, parasitology, virology and laboratory practice.
The selection of participants is guided by the programme’s emphasis on a multidisciplinary approach to international health. Students from a variety of backgrounds are recruited, including medical professionals, public health, social scientists, health educators and health managers.