Masters

Our master’s programmes are an opportunity for health and development professionals to further develop their knowledge and skills.

Master of Public Health/International Course in Health Development; Health Systems Policy and Management track

The Master of Public Health/International Course in Health Development (MPH/ICHD) is an annual 12-month MPH programme organized by KIT Royal Tropical Institute and the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU). This track is designed specifically for those who wish to work at the interface of policy and management, within different health systems contexts.

Master of Public Health: track in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

The Master of Public Health/International Course in Health Development (MPH/ICHD) is an annual 12-month Master of Public Health programme organised by the KIT Royal Tropical Institute and the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU).
This track is specifically designed for those who wish to work in SRHR focus domains which may include HIV and AIDS.

Master in International Health (MIH)

If you are a health professional (for example medical doctor, nurse, midwife) and you aspire to develop or-/ boost your career in international health, then this programme is designed for you.

  • Duration

    1 year (FT); up to 5 years (PT)

  • Location

    KIT Amsterdam, and optionally elsewhere in Europe

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Netherlands Course on Global Health and Tropical Medicine (NTC)

The Netherlands Course on Global Health and Tropical Medicine or Nederlandse Tropen Cursus (NTC) provides essential preparation for health professionals such as medical doctors, nurses, and midwives planning to work in low- and middle-income countries. Participants may be preparing to work in a district hospital at the first level of referral, or intend to participate in health care projects with non-governmental organisations (NGOs).

Part-time: Master of Public Health/International Course in Health Development

NEW: If you cannot leave your home/job for one year full-time it is now possible to follow the Master of Public Health (MPH/ICHD) programme in parts. You will take trimester 1 in your first year, trimester 2 in the second year and trimester 3 can be done distance-based in the second or third year.

This course is targeted at those who aspire to management positions in the public health.

Core Course in Public Health

NEW: The core course in Public Health is a 3 months course that prepares health managers to use a public health approach to address the problems in your country, taking into account epidemiology, health system aspects and broader social determinants of health. The course will prepare you to solve complex public health problems systematically.