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Academic Programs at the Institute of Public Health

The Institute of Public Health (IPH) is responsible for the training and further education in Public Health at the Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin. Staff members are involved in several of its educational programmes:

  • Master Public Health and Master Epidemiology
  • Bachelor Healthcare
  • Medical Curriculum

In addition IPH organizes intensive short courses and colloquia.

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Education and training in Public Health

Excellent education and training of specialists and executives for scientific and administrative activities in the field of public health is a major objective of the Institute of Public Health.

It aims at optimally preparing specialists and executives for the labor market. For this purpose, students will be taught the necessary knowledge and methods in public health and epidemiology, which correspond to the latest scientific standards. Through the cooperation of different institutions and actors from different disciplines an interdisciplinary orientation of the training is achieved.

Teaching at the Institute of Public Health

Staffmembers of the IPH teach

  • in the Masterprogrammes in Public Health and Epidemiology at the Berlin School of Public Health (BSPH)
  • in the bachelor's degree programme in health care
  • in the medical Curriculum.


The Institute for Public Health organises intensive short courses, colloquia and guest lectures in order to promote the transfer of knowledge and the qualification of young researchers. Some of the events take place in close cooperation with other Charité institutions or external partners.

The Institute for Public Health supervises students in their master's theses and doctoral dissertations and organises colloquia for doctoral students to promote young researchers.