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Learning never stops: Study at KIT in 2022!

The current situation has made us acutely aware that we are all connected and strong health systems are of utmost importance. Well-trained public and global health professionals are of utmost importance, now, more than ever.

At KIT, we are more committed than ever to empower a new set of global health leaders on their professional journey. We are equipping them to better face new and existing health challenges and doing everything we can to make sure that learning never stops.

In class teaching at KIT is following all necessary measures to ensure everyone’s safety and if face-to-face classes are not possible, we can switch to online teaching.
KIT Royal Tropical Institute is closely adhering to the regulations from the Dutch authorities and the Dutch National Institute for Public Health (RIVM).

Please find below a selection of our upcoming courses and scholarship opportunities available in 2022.  

Register now for one of our courses and put your good intentions for 2022 into practice!

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Master Programmes in 2022

Our master programmes are an opportunity for health and development professionals to further develop your competencies in specific areas related to global health. 

Short courses in 2022

We are happy to inform you of a number of upcoming courses on a wide range of topics. The short courses can be taken as a stand-alone course or as part of one of our Master programmes.

Courses on Disease Management

Courses on Health Systems Strengthening

Courses on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, and HIV and AIDS

Scholarships Orange Knowledge Programme

Upcoming application period: Winter 2022

The Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP), funded by The Netherlands Government aims to advance the capacity, knowledge and quality of both individuals and institutions of higher and vocational education. Talented health professionals from 37 eligible OKP countries can apply for a full scholarship to study a Master programme or short course at KIT.

List courses OKP application period winter 2022:

For the following programmes there are scholarships available from the Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP). Follow the links below for more information on each course and apply directly to your course of choice through our online application system. You have to apply separately for the OKP scholarship.

Application period Orange Knowledge Programme Scholarship

If you want to apply for a scholarship from the Orange Knowledge Programme, make sure you first apply for academic admission to KIT.

Eligible countries for Orange Knowledge Scholarship: Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Indonesia, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Liberia, Mali, Mozambique, Myanmar, Niger, Nigeria, Palestinian Territories, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Suriname, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia.

Visit our OKP scholarship page for more information on the eligibility requirements, the 37 eligible countries, detailed regulations and application instructions. Have a close look also to the priorities of the Netherlands embassies in these countries. In some cases the Netherlands Embassies have a focus on Health or SRHR which makes the chances to get a scholarship higher.

It is also possible to apply for the above courses with other funding. For application instructions, follow the links to the course of your interest.

World Bank Scholarship

The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Programme is open to citizens of certain developing countries with relevant professional experience and a history of supporting their countries’ development efforts who are applying to a master degree program in a development-related topic.   

Eligible programme: Master of Public Health-Track in Health Systems Policy and Management
Application period: 17 January – 28 February 2022 (noon Washington time)
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Please note that only health professionals with academic admission can apply, so if you are interested, apply as soon as possible to the Masters programme (via the link above) to be ready when the World Bank scholarship application period opens.

Read more on the World Bank website on eligible countries, application instructions, or scholarship flyer.

Other scholarship options

Are you looking for financial support to study at KIT? There are a number of other scholarship options. Options differ per nationality and profession. For different options and opportunities visit our scholarship page.

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