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Master of Science in Applied Epidemiology

The Robert Koch Institute offers postgraduate training in applied epidemiology (PAE). The program has qualified scientists in the field of infectious disease epidemiology since 1996. 

Participants in the PAE have the opportunity to earn a master's degree by simultaneously enrolling in the continuing education Master of Science in Applied Epidemiology (MSAE) program offered in cooperation with the Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin via the BSPH plattform. The MSAE master's program is fully integrated into the PAE training program.

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Master of Science in Applied Epidemiology

The continuing education Master of Science in Applied Epidemiology begins annually in the winter semester (mid-September). The program is full-time over two years and is integrated into a research and work position at the Robert Koch Institute. The modules are part of the EPIET training program (European Program for Intervention Epidemiology Training). The program requires 120 ECTS credit points to be earned over the two years of study.

Applications for Admission including scholarships are advertised in February / March of each year. There are approx. 10 places available.

For admission, a completed degree in medicine or veterinary sciences, very good knowledge of German and English, and applied skills in software programs for statistical analysis are required. In addition, at least one year of professional experience is needed, preferably in the field of public health services or in the field of microbiology / infectiology.

For more information, please visit the website of the Robert Koch-Institute.

Robert Koch Institute
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
PAE (Dept. 3)
Coordinator: Dr. Katharina Alpers
Administrative Office: Juliette Zunk
DGZ ring 1
13086 Berlin

Tel.: 030 / 18 754-3329
Fax: 030 / 18 754-3533