Master of Science in International Health

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How to Apply

From submitting your application online to receiving and accepting an offer, you'll find everything you need to know about admission to the Master of Science in International Health here.

All applications should be submitted online. Paper-based applications cannot be considered. Download the application checklist to have all the required supporting documents ready for your online application.

Application Deadline

MScIH full-time/part-time programme 2020/21: 30 April 2020
MScIH full time programme + DAAD scholarship request 2020/21: 15 October 2019

Entry Requirements

A successful applicant for admission to the Master of Science in International Health will hold a four-year Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent qualification, at least 240 ECTS) in a Public Health relevant discipline (medical degrees and others). Prospective students are also expected to have one year of relevant work experience, including Public Health experience in low and middle income settings.

Admission to the course is restricted. Please consult the Admission Regulations for further details.

English Language Requirements

Before entering the MScIH programme, prospective students will need to have reached a certain minimum level of English language proficiency in one of the following:


580 paper-based

237 computer-based

92-93 internet-based

6.5 overall band score

Only original score reports from authorised test centres are accepted!

The English language requirements may also be satisfied by successful completion of tertiary studies, or equivalent qualification, if the language of instruction and assessment was English. Applicants with previous study in English need to provide academic transcripts and an official letter from the institution to certify that English was the sole or principal language of instruction.

Tuition fees

Full-Time: EUR 7,050 (per semester), EUR 14,100 (1 year)
Part-Time: EUR 7,863 (Core Course + Thesis/Oral Exam) + approx. EUR 1,000* for a two-week advanced module at Heidelberg University (average total cost for advanced modules approx. EUR 6,000)
*Different fees apply within the tropEd network.

Heidelberg University additionally charges an administration fee and a student services contribution for each semester. Tuition fees do not include accommodation and other personal living expenses.


For general enquiries and questions about the programme, please contact our master programme team:

Sommer, Katharina, Dipl.-Übersetzerin
Programme Manager, MScIH
Phone: +49 (0) 6221/56-6477

Richter, Regina, B.Sc.
Assistant Programme Manager, MScIH
Tel: + 49 - (0) 62 21 - 56 71 98

For questions regarding the application process please contact:

Nitschke-Edert, Anke
Admissions Manager
Phone: +49 (0) 6221/56-7190