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.

Application Deadline

MScIH Application Deadline: 30 April 2025 (to start in September 2025)
MScIH + DAAD Application Deadline: 15 October 2024 (to start in September 2025).

Applications for the Master's course starting in September 2024 are closed!                                                                 

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 at least 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


EUR 14,100

Tuition for 1 year including fees for the Core course, Short Courses, Thesis, and Oral Exam.



EUR 7,863 + Short Course Fees

Tuition includes fees for the Core Course, Thesis, and Oral Exam. The Short Courses are paid separately with 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.