MSc in European Public Health

The Master of Science in European Public Health provides you with the background and skills to analyze 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 organizations. You will be equipped with the innovative research methods, analytical tools and management instruments needed to operate effectively in policymaking and development at organizational, regional, EU-regional, national and European levels.

The program will help you to develop the skills and knowledge to:

  • compare health and healthcare in various European settings
  • search for and identify best practices
  • foster the transfer of best practices
  • advise on the innovation and implementation of best practices in new situations.

This one-year research and policy-oriented program is taught in English.

Program information

The Master of Science in European Public Health will train you to become a highly qualified professional with a well-grounded and well-defined outlook at the master's level. You will be able to conduct independent research and to formulate effective and appropriate health policies by putting forward pertinent arguments and supporting data from a comparative, often cross-border point of view.

The program focuses on:

  • the situations, determinants, interventions, and practices relevant to the health of populations, of particular groups within populations, and between European member states
  • the diversity of practices and ways of organizing health and healthcare delivery systems both within and between European member states
  • the demand of European institutions for modern, scientifically educated professionals with the analytical tools and innovative research instruments to help them formulate and implement effective health policies at the national, international, and supranational level
  • organizational development for the delivery of effective and appropriate healthcare.

Fast facts

MSc in European Public Health in Maastricht University

  • is a selective one-year master's program
  • is taught in English
  • is research and policy-oriented
  • utilizes methodologies for dynamic, active, and self-directed learning
  • offers practice in comparative research, policymaking, and development of healthcare delivery.
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