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KIT is a knowledge institute, business location and hospitality venue with a mission: to contribute to an inclusive and sustainable world. From our campus in Amsterdam and through our global partner network, we enable people and communities to bring about positive change

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  • Making the Case for the Impact Evaluation of Investment Projects by Development Banks

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    • Blog

    In contrast to commercial banks, whose primary focus lies in financial services for profitability, development banks finance projects that contribute to societal progress. In this article, Dr Nicola Francesconi, a senior economist at KIT Institute, makes the case for adopting more rigorous impact evaluation techniques within development banks. These techniques would allow us to truly […]

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  • Dispatch from: KIT Institute’s Hub in Colombia

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    • Dispatch

    By Sandra Quintero, Team Lead for KIT Institute’s Colombia Hub In 2023, KIT Institute’s Gender team, in collaboration with the Global Health and Sustainable Economic Development teams, launched a new hub in Colombia. The time is ripe for such a development; Colombia’s government is actively pursuing inclusive policies and is keen to make Colombia a […]

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  • Study at KIT in Summer 2024

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    • News
    • Study

    Experience the vibrant atmosphere of KIT Institute in Amsterdam this summer! Explore specialised courses in public and global health or embark on your Master of Public Health journey. Exciting news: In September 2024, we launch our innovative Master of Science in Public Health and Health Equity, redefining the future of public health leadership and action. […]

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KIT MAG: an annual magazine packed with stories about our activities, at our campus in Amsterdam and with partners worldwide.

Browse the magazine online or take a copy with you when you visit KIT (at the reception).

Study at KIT Institute

KIT Institute equips health professionals with the knowledge needed to address public health challenges around the world. Go to our Short Course programmes

  • Master of Science in Public Health and Health Equity

    The Master of Public Health and Health Equity (MPH-HE) is a mid-career Master of Science programme, organised by KIT Institute and the VU University Amsterdam. It is meant for professionals working in health service delivery or health management, in national health systems or international organisations.

  • Core Course in Public Health and Health Equity

    The Core Course in Public Health and Health Equity is a three-month course that prepares you to systematically analyse and address complex public health issues, covering epidemiology, health system aspects, and broader social determinants of health.

  • Analysing Disrupted Health Systems

    If you are a health professional working in or with countries in crisis, working as health personnel in government institutions, NGOs, UN agencies and humanitarian organisations or as an independent consultant, then this course is intended for you.

Donate to the KIT Fund

Donate to help students from low-income countries study Public and International Health. Your support for one student can mean better health for thousands!

Impact Areas

Learn more about our areas of work and topics of KIT Institute.

  • Gender Equality

    At KIT Institute, our gender specialists help you make sense of gender for your organisation and development programmes. Together, we maximise the impact of your gender interventions and bring positive and equitable change to people’s everyday lives.

  • Global Health

    KIT Institute envisions a world where everyone can realise their full health potential. Health around the world is improving, but large groups of people are being left behind. We focus on empowering people and strengthening health systems, with a particular focus on developing countries.

  • Sustainable Economic Development

    As a knowledge institute, KIT l Institute compiles, analyses and develops new knowledge on sustainable economic development.

Good for events, Events for Good

KIT Events offers the versatile location for classic and modern events alike. The building has always been impressive, from the moment it opened its doors in 1926 until today. Learn more about the possibilities of hosting an event in our monumental building.


  • Fundraiser gifts and legacies

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    Do you want to make an impact that really counts? At KIT, we are passionate about transforming healthcare around the world. Our programs, including the prestigious Master in Public Health & Health Equity, attract health professionals from around the world to Amsterdam every year. But with the demise of the Nuffic OKP program, we need […]

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  • Senior Finance & Control employee

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    As a Finance & Control employee (32-40 hours), you will play a crucial role in keeping our financial processes running efficiently. We care not only about your experience, but especially about your willingness to grow. With an informal work atmosphere, flexible working hours and plenty of room for personal and professional growth, you will have […]

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  • Vacancies: Two members of the Supervisory Board

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    KIT is a knowledge institute, business location and hospitality venue with a mission: to contribute to aninclusive and sustainable world. From our campus in Amsterdam and through our global partnernetwork, we enable people and communities to bring about positive change. KIT Institute is an independent knowledge institute. The work of our experts focuses on global […]

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