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Here for Change

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

Latest news

  • New Campus Director

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    We are very pleased to announce that Michiel Leijenaar has joined KIT’s management team as Campus Director.  Michiel has worked within the wider cultural sector since 1999. He is in his element where culture, entrepreneurship and serving the public, partners and other stakeholders come together.  Michiel has a long-standing interest in sustainable development. As Chairman […]

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  • CEO Resigns

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    The Supervisory Board of KIT regrets that CEO Henri van Eeghen has tendered his resignation. Over the past eighteen months, Henri has succeeded in putting KIT in a stronger position to pursue our mission for a more inclusive and sustainable world. We are very grateful for his dedicated efforts, which, among other things, have contributed […]

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  • Setting the stage: facilitating evidence-informed advocacy to end child marriage in Zambia

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    • Blog

    “At KIT we see participatory research that directly feeds into evidence-informed lobby and advocacy as a win-win. It allows researchers and advocates to jointly broaden our perspectives and helps lobby and advocacy to focus on actions with the biggest potential for change.” (Pam Baatsen, Senior SRHR advisor at KIT) In our role as knowledge partner […]

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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.


  • Operations Manager

    • Vacancy

    KIT has a vacancy for Operations Manager (36-40 hrs a week) in the Knowledge Institute. The Knowledge Institute (KI) has three primary impact areas: global health, economic development and gender equality. Within these three impact areas, there are individual teams that work on specific topics. Under global health, there are three teams including sexual and […]

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  • Fundraiser gifts and legacies

    • Vacancy

    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

    • Vacancy

    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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