Are you interested in why European health guidelines work in one country but not another? What systems and approaches will improve health both domestically and Europe wide? Do you have a fascination with the EU? Then European Public Health could be just the programme for you.
Beyond borders The search for best practices is a key and unique part of European Public Health in Maastricht: nowhere else in Europe can you follow a programme like this. The programme provides you with the background and skills to analyse public health systems throughout Europe, and to prepare, support and monitor high-level decision-making processes in European institutions, in government, and in public and private organisations.
Why study European Public Health in Maastricht? Innovative and unique programme in its Europe-focused approach to public health and healthcare policies. You will acquire skills needed to look across borders and learn from practices elsewhere. Moreover, you will emerge with the analytical tools, innovative research methods and change-management instruments required for policymaking and development at all levels: organisational, regional, Euregional, national and European. Opportunity for a 10-week internship at a selected health or research institute in Europe. You will take part in field trips to health institutions in Luxembourg and Brussels. International classroom with students from different backgrounds and nationalities. Active and Self-Directed Learning with an emphasis on leadership skills is encouraging and supporting you to become a critical, self-motivated and independent health professional. Close interaction with international staff and guest lecturers. European Public Health received the Distinctive Quality Feature of Internationalisation by the NVAO. Excellent career prospects due to the staff’s international network (e.g. WHO, RIVM and European Commission).
1. a bachelor's degree issued by a Dutch or non-Dutch university in a relevant domain, e.g. health sciences, biomedical sciences, medicine, movement sciences, biology, psychology, european studies; 2.2. a bachelor's degree issued by an Institute of Higher Vocational Education or University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands (240 ECTS), Belgium, Germany, Austria or Switzerland (180 ECTS) in a relevant domain. Please note that additional requirements could apply depending on your nationality, educational background, etc.
Recipient: Maastricht University
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