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Scholarships from Orange Knowledge Programme for Short Courses Spring 2021 – Apply now!

Do you want to study a short course at KIT in Spring 2021 and are you still looking for financing? We are happy to inform you that there are scholarships available from the Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP) for applicants from 53 eligible countries.

If you are you a health professional from one of the 53 eligible OKP countries we encourage you to explore this scholarship opportunity and apply as soon as possible for academic admission so you are ready to apply for the OKP scholarship when the application period opens!

See below the list of eligible courses for scholarships from the Orange Knowledge Programme for the upcoming OKP application period.

Scholarships Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP)

Upcoming application period: 2 September – 16 October 2020

For the upcoming application period the following courses are eligible:

Courses on Health Systems Strengthening

Health Policy and Financing
Course dates: 17 May – 4 June 2021
An in-depth look at important issues and current debates in health policy, health economics and health financing, taking into account the diverse profit and not for profit systems.

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

Sexual and Reproductive health and Rights including HIV and AIDS
Course dates: 8 – 26 March 2021
This course explores key principles of SRHR practice across a range of content areas. It also explores key considerations for SRHR and HIV policy and practices.

Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights: Organising Effective Responses
Course dates: 12 April – 3 May 2021
This course builds on current evidence to critically identify and analyse responses across the health system, including emergency and fragile state settings. It also focuses on making services equitable accessible to marginalised groups and key populations.

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights: Policy, Governance and Financing 
Course dates: 17 May – 4 June 2021
In this course participants become acquainted with the policy instruments, governance mechanisms and financial structures related to SRHR.

NEW: Sante et Droits Sexuels et Reproductifs (in French) 
Course dates: 8 -19 Mars 2021
This is a French version of the Courses on Sexual Health and Rights. For more information in French follow link

Courses on Disease Management

Control Strategies for Infectious and non-communicable diseases
Course dates: 12 April – 3 May 2021
In this course a number of communicable and non-communicable (NCD) diseases are used as models to demonstrate different aspects and principles of disease control.

(E-learning) Rebuilding Disrupted Health Systems – developing context-specific strategies for health care policies, implementation and governance
Course dates: 29 March – 18 June 2021

GIS for Global Health
Course dates: 21 June – 2 July 2021
In this training you will learn what data and methods are used to detect areas of high disease risk and to compare these with geographic patterns of health service delivery.

Visit our OKP scholarship page for more information on the eligibility requirements, eligible countries, embassy country focus and detailed regulations and application instructions.

If you would like to study at KIT with other funding, visit the webpages (via links above) for the normal application deadlines for academic admission.

Scholarships Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP)

Next application period: Winter 2021

For the Master of Public Health/International Course in Health Development and a number of summer courses the OKP application period is February-March 2021. Keep an eye on our website for updates on exact dates and apply already now for academic admission. Visit our OKP scholarship page for more information.

Other upcoming courses in 2020 and 2021

We still have places in the following study programmes. Apply now to reserve your place!

E-Learning: Good Epidemiology practice: design, implementation and analysis of global health studies
Course dates: 7 – 11 December 2020
This course aims to provide students with the skills and knowledge needed to critically appraise epidemiological practice in global health, as a basis for sound decision-making.

Qualitative Methods in Health Systems Research
Course dates: 20 January – 9 February 2021
Participants gain experience in each step of the qualitative research process and learn ways to enhance the utilisation of research results.

Human Resources for Health
Course dates: 15 – 26 February 2021
This course provides knowledge and skills that health care managers, policy makers and planners need for human resource management. It discusses strategies at country and workplace level to address health workforce issues.

Master in International Health (MIH)
Course dates: start dates 8 March 2021 or 13 September 2021.
Full-time or part-time option possible (1 up to 5 years)
The aim of the MIH is to develop the capacity of health professionals working at the interface of international organisations and national health systems.

Netherlands Course in Global Health and Tropical Medicine (NTC)
(core course MIH or stand-alone course)
Course dates: 8 March – 11 June 2021 or autumn (given twice a year)
This course provides essential preparation for health professionals such as medical doctors, nurses and midwives planning to work in low and middle income countries.

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

Attention: for a number of scholarships the deadline is Autumn 2020!!!

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