Studying at KIT
KIT Royal Tropical Institute
equips health professionals to address public health challenges around the
world. We offer Master programmes and advanced courses at our training
facilities in Amsterdam, and through e-learning. In addition we conduct
regional and tailor-made training programs around the world.
By bringing together people from different countries and regions, KIT’s international courses create a forum for linking and exchanging experiences among a broad range of development practitioners.
Students and alumni
Health professionals from all
over the world attend courses at KIT. Some clases have a s many as twenty
nationalities. Students come from a range of disciplinary backgrounds. Typical
profeils are doctors, nurses or health managers working in hospitals,
ministries of healthm NGOs and other organisations. What they all have in
common is their engagement in and commitment towards improving health.
The KIT Alumni network is a dynamic community with a global presence; for most the time at KIT results in lifelong friendships and professional contacts across the world.
Course facilitators are leading professionals in the field of public and international health and with this experience they enrich the learning of participants and put theory into perspective of the latest developments. Our facilitators work for international NGOs as well as UN agancies such as the World Health Organisation. KIT staff members bring back the latest experience from the field based on KITs involvement in ongoing projects across the globe. KIT collaborates with highly ranked Dutch universities.
I like teaching KIT students: they ask critical questions related to their working environment. The students learn, but so do I!’one of our facilitators