Master’s degree for continuing education Global Health

Study Discipline: Medical & Health Sciences
Study Programme Details
City: Bonn
Country: Germany
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


12 Months

Scholarship Available



About this Study Course

Embark on a transformative journey into the realm of Global Health, a dynamic interdisciplinary field dedicated to enhancing health equity worldwide. Beyond tackling traditional health challenges like infections and malnutrition, our program delves into emerging issues such as antibiotic resistance, lifestyle-related diseases, migration, and the climate crisis. Through an immersive curriculum, students explore diverse facets including global clinical care, non-communicable diseases, maternal and child health, infectious disease prevention, healthcare systems, and more.

Embracing interdisciplinary approaches, we empower students to navigate complex health landscapes, considering environmental, socio-cultural, political, economic, and ethical dimensions in their decision-making. Join us to become adept leaders capable of driving evidence-based health interventions in a rapidly evolving global landscape.


Elevate your expertise with our English-language Master’s degree program in Global Health Risk Management, a collaborative initiative between the University of Bonn and the Institute for Environment and Human Security (EHS) at the United Nations University (UNU). Tailored for graduates with at least one year of relevant work experience, our program equips you with scientifically grounded qualifications essential for impactful roles in various sectors.

Engage with distinguished faculty from the Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Agriculture, and Center for Development Research, and unlock a plethora of opportunities in international institutions, national healthcare systems, development cooperation, NGOs, and the private healthcare sector. Shape your future as a global health leader and make a tangible difference in communities worldwide.

Admission Requirements

  • University degree (German or non-German) in a relevant discipline (at least ECTS 240 credits)
  • English language proficiency (CEFR level B2)
  • Minimum of one year of relevant work experience
  • Global Health Fundamentals
  • Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Health Policy and Governance
  • Environmental Health
  • Community Health Interventions
  • Global Health Diplomacy
  • Research Methods in Global Health
  • Master’s Thesis

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Future Career Outcomes

Our alumni stand as beacons of success, driving positive change across the globe. From leading initiatives at renowned international organizations to spearheading grassroots efforts, they exemplify the impact of our program. Industry demands for skilled global health professionals continue to soar, and our program’s rigorous training ensures graduates are primed to meet these evolving needs. Develop versatile skills in risk management, policy analysis, and intercultural communication, positioning yourself as a sought-after asset in today’s competitive job market.

Visa Requirements:

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