Master's programmes

Specialise in tropical medicine, international public health or global One Health with one of our three master's programmes (MSc), each with a student-centred approach and a flexible structure.

MSc in Public Health

This programme focuses on the organisation of health services, programmes and health systems, and policymaking in resource-constrained settings, with a specific focus on people in vulnerable situations. It aims at enhancing the students’ capacity to analyse complex health problems, design and implement effective and responsive strategies, and to assess their effects in terms of health outcomes, equity and empowerment of people and communities.

This programme is held only in English. Students from French-speaking countries can access the programme info in French as well.

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MSc in Tropical Medicine

This programme aims to develop research skills on diagnosis and management of the most prevalent and re-emerging tropical diseases in the world. It seeks to strengthen training in research techniques and methods in the clinical and biomedical fields, and to contribute to the development of research capacity in resource-constrained settings. Students can choose between the orientation Clinical Sciences or Biomedical Sciences and focus their studies on research or professional competencies.

Orientation Clinical Sciences

Orientation Biomedical Sciences


MSc in Global One Health - Diseases at the Human-Animal Interface

This programme is offered in collaboration with the University of Pretoria, South Africa, and combines online modules, on-campus skills training, field and bench work. It focuses on health at the interface of humans, animals and the ecosystem and provides practical One Health approaches to address multifaceted regional and global challenges.

Until Academic Year 2022-2023, this master’s programme was titled "MSc in Tropical Animal Health".
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