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Become a Master in Global Health

  • Do you want to tackle health inequalities between countries?
  • Are your ready to unravel the complexities of major global health challenges?
  • Do you have an open mind and collaborative spirit?

Then this Master of Science in Global Health is for you!

Why global health?

Every day we are faced with important global health challenges. Chronic conditions, mental illnesses and ageing, but also the effects of pollution, climate change and migration on health, are considered global health challenges of the 21st century.

An interuniversity advanced master

The Master of Science in Global Health is a two-year advanced master programme (120 ECTS) consisting of 3 components: 1) theoretical courses, 2) master’s theses and 3) internships. It is a collaboration between Ghent University, Catholic University of Leuven, Hasselt University, Vrije Universiteit Brussel and the University of Antwerp. In line with the interdisciplinary character of this course, the lecturers and teachers involved in this Master form a unique interdisciplinary mix to deal with the current Global Health issues and challenges.