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Lunes :: 9 / 12 / 2013
Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst - DAAD
Study Focus The master of science programme in International Health raises awareness of current global health problems and allows students to identify and critically analyse key factors shaping the health and well-being of populations. The programme contributes to sustainable development and focuses on improving the management of health services for disadvantaged populations with a focus on low and middle income societies. The tropEd Network The programme is organised within the tropEd Network for Education in International Health, a registered association of 20 European and seven overseas institutions of higher education (China, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, South Africa, Tanzania and Mexico). The programme is characterised by a unique synergy of experience and expertise of leading higher education institutions. Its innovative approach is based on the mobility of people, the exchange of experiences in different disciplines and the establishment of a common international standard in education and training. The programme prepares people to work more effectively in a multicultural environment by exposing them to various perspectives. The Network Secretariat is based at the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute in Basel. Content The masters programme comprises studies in a number of public health-related disciplines including health economics, epidemiology and statistics, health promotion, management sciences, nutrition, population sciences, reproductive health, mental health, social sciences, travel and migrant health, tropical medicine with a focus on infectious diseases, bacteriology, parasitology, virology and laboratory practice.
Tipo: Becas postdoctorales
Lugar de disfrute: Europa / Unión Europea - ALEMANIA
Características: Master of Science in International Health
Fuente y Fecha de convocatoria: Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst - DAAD - 27/06/2012
The typical scholarship holder: Will come either from a public authority or a state or private company in a developing country (according to the DAC list of the OECD) and, as such, be engaged in the planning and execution of directives and projects with emphasis on development policies having a bearing on technological, economic or social areas. Holds a Bachelors degree (4 years) in related subject. Will have completed an academic degree far beyond average and at least two years of related professional experience. Is not older than 36 (for some courses the age limit is 32), respectively his/her academic degrees should normally not be older than 6 years. Concerning a possible age limit, please refer to the course details on the following pages. Language skills: For courses in German: DSH 2 or TestDaF 4; at time of application German skills at completed level A2 are required. In addition, German language courses at level A2 or B1 are highly recommended. Exception: Candidates for some German-speaking courses need a very good command of German at time of application. For detailed information see the relevant course introduction on the following pages. For courses in English: IELTS (band 6) certificate or TOEFL (minimum score: 550 paper based, 213 computer based, 80 internet based) Note: Some courses may expect different level. For detailed information see the relevant course introduction on the following pages. Proof of current work situation: All applicants should state their current work situation at the time of application and submit a letter of reference from their employer(s), ideally guaranteeing re-employment after completion of the postgraduate course. Statement of motivation: Applicants must submit a statement of motivation explaining why they are interested in attending a particular postgraduate course with reference to their current employment. Application formalities: If you have no private financial resources or cannot obtain a scholarship from your government, company or an international organisation, you may apply for a DAAD scholarship - either full or partial. DAAD application forms are available from the German Embassies, one of the DAAD offices abroad or directly at the University or Fachhochschule.Applications from Cameroon, Myanmar and Nigeria must be submitted via the German Embassy.Applicants from the People's Republic of China are required to enclose 2 address labels written in Chinese characters with their application documents. Please note: Scholarships cannot be awarded without the official DAAD application form. Many courses, however, have their own forms which must be submitted in addition to this (see details under course description).Applicants are requested to state whether they will be financing the desired degree course themselves or whether the course can only be taken with the assistance of a DAAD scholarship. Chances of admission to postgraduate courses will be greatly enhanced for academically qualified applicants with personal financial resources. Entry Requirements: Completion of a 3.5-year bachelors or equivalent degree in a health-related field, e.g., medicine, public health, biology, educational sciences, psychology, sociology, anthropology, epidemiology, nutrition, health economics. Applicants must have one year relevant professional experience in a low or middle income country or acquire this experience during the course. Proficiency in English is to be demonstrated by a TOEFL score of at least 550 points paper-based, 213 points computer-based, 80 points internet-based, IELTS band score of at least 6.0 or an equivalent approved test.
Plazo: July 31, 2012
Solicitudes: List of the required documents (in the stated order): DAAD application form hand-signed CV (please use the europass specimen form at http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/) hand-signed letter of motivation (with reference to current occupation) research exposé (if required by university) academic letter/s of recommendation from your university; the letter must have a signature and office stamp and must be of recent date (not in a sealed envelope) professional letter/s of recommendation from your employer; the letter must have a signature and office stamp and must be of recent date (not in a sealed envelope) confirmation of employment from the employer in your home country and if possible, a guarantee of re-employment upon your return home Proof of language abilities: English: IELTS or TOEFL (Note: Institutional TOEFL will not be accepted) German: necessary for the courses taught in German; for the courses taught in English, if available certified copies of awarded academic degrees certified copies of academic transcripts certified copy of School Leaving Certificate Note: Some courses may expect additional documents. For detailed information please see the relevant course introduction on the following pages.All papers must be submitted in identical duplicates. Applications that do not clearly state the desired degree course or that are not completed in full cannot be processed and will not be considered for the selection.One complete application is required for each indicated priority! The application documents, including all enclosures, etc., become the property of the DAAD and cannot be returned. The sender has no entitlement to compensation. For further information contact: Institute of Tropical Medicine and International Health Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin Masters Programme in International Health Ms Gisela Schillings Spandauer Damm 130, 14050 Berlin, Germany Phone: +49-(0)30-30116 865 Fax: +49-(0)30-30116 888 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web sites: http://www.internationalhealth.de http://www.troped.org http://www.charite.de/tropenmedizin/lehre.htm
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