International Health Sciences (BSc)
At a glance
- Study programme
- International Health Sciences (BSc)
- Nursing and Health Sciences
- Health promotion, Health management, Health economics and health policy
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
- Type of programme
- Campus-based programme
- Standard Duration
- 7 semesters
- Admission Capacity
- Start of study programme
- Winter semester
- Admission Restriction
- Limited entry
- Admission Requirements
- University entrance qualification
- Language of instructions
- German and English
- Language Requirements
- English B2, German B1
- Application Deadline
- 30 September with non-German university entrance qualification; 12 October with German university entrance qualification
- Specific Features
- Bilingual study programme which prepares international students and students whose primary language is German for an international job in the health care sector
What Is This Programme About?
Neither harmful environmental pollution and infections or diseases typically associated with poverty, such as tuberculosis or malaria, nor the health consequences of social megatrends, the social inequality of health opportunities or the health risks of climate change stop at national borders. Health policy decisions and measures require regional and global coordination and enforcement.
This is the right programme for anyone wishing to solve the health problems of the population of tomorrow in international organisations in Germany or abroad.
Why Choose This Programme?
- You speak English, German and, ideally, a third foreign language.
- You are interested in intercultural exchange and like to visit other countries.
- You want to make a difference in society.
- You are interested in health and national and international political processes and their institutions
How is the programme structured?
Taught in English, you will acquire the basic skills needed to solve global health problems, learn about the structures and political concepts of global health and consolidate your intercultural communication skills.
You can choose between three areas of specialisation which you will study primarily in German.
Students whose primary language is German will spend a compulsory semester abroad; international students will improve their knowledge of German and acquire skills that enable them to communicate about the health care sector in Germany.
You will complete a work placement in an international organisation and then write your thesis.
Where does it lead?
You will work, for example, in the area of development cooperation, for international organisations, in the health care and social sector in other countries, in corporate health management with internationally active companies or you are involved with global health policy or international health problems in the German health care system.
Initial relevant experience abroad followed by Master's degree in Public Health open up further employment opportunities in international cooperation and advancement opportunities with international organisations.