Welcome to the Institute of Public Health

The Institute of Public Health at CharitéUniversitätsmedizin Berlin is pursuing the goal of improving public health at local, national and global levels through excellent and innovative research and teaching in public health.

Epidemiology, health services research and methods and meta-research are the focal points of the scientific orientation. Detailed information on research at IPH can be found in the "Research" section.
The methodological transfer of knowledge is part of various academic programs, such as the PhD-program Health Data Sciences and event series, such as the Berlin Epidemiologic Methods Colloquium.  Detailed information on the different programs can be found in the section "Academic Programs".
If you would like to know more about the structure of the institute and its staff, please visit the section "About the Institute", for an overview of all events, please go to "Events". The Center Virchow-Villermé for Public Health Paris-Berlin as a Franco-German cooperation is affiliated with the institute.

Emergency measures against the spread of coronavirus

The Senate Chancellery for Science and Research announced immediate measures for Berlin's scientific community against the spread of the coronavirus. This also affects IPH's teaching and events:

  •     the Intensive Short Course by Buring/Rist/Miller in March
  •     the IPH Lecture with Frits Rosendaal on 01.04.2020,
  •     the IPH-Lecture with Kathryn Rexrode on 02.07.2020
  •     the BEMC lectures in May and June

are cancelled.

We ask for your understanding. We will try to make up for the events at a later date.