KIT students in class. Photo by Susan Huider


Study overview

KIT master’s programmes and short courses are an opportunity for health and development professionals to further develop their knowledge and skills. The short courses are practical, focused and complete in themselves. Most can also be taken as part of the Master in International Health.

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Studying at KIT

KIT has offered training programmes on international public health since 1963. Currently this includes two International Masters Programmes and a wide range of short courses and online courses. The courses respond to current global developments in the health field. KIT’s courses are known for their practical applicability, the multidisciplinary approach and the interactive,…

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KIT equips health professionals to address public health challenges around the world. Through master programmes and short courses we provide training in global and public health, tropical medicine and hygiene, human resources for health, sexual and reproductive health and rights and disease management. Many people studied with us in the past 50 years and…

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Practical information

When you decide to study at KIT a number of practical matters need to be arranged. This page provides general practical information about studying at KIT. Detailed practical information about each course can be found under the course description.

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Teaching and learning methods

We use a wide variety of teaching and learning approaches to ensure an optimal learning experience.

Problem-oriented courses

All our participants have relevant working experience, and we use this in our classes. We emphasize the practical application of the course content. As a participant, you will be asked to discuss and solve problems which are derived…

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