Study at KIT in 2017 – Scholarships for Masters and short courses

Posted by Kimberley Meijers on December 5, 2016 at 10:31 pm



 

Make a difference in 2017

Do you want to develop yourself professionally and personally in 2017?

Do you want to be equipped to implement and evaluate different approaches to solve health issues your country is facing?

If so, then KIT in Amsterdam is the place for you! You will have the opportunity to exchange experiences and knowledge on the latest developments in public health, with a group of like-minded health professionals from all over the world.

Please find below a selection of our upcoming courses, and a number of scholarship opportunities available in 2017.

Register now for one of our courses and apply for a scholarship before the application deadlines.

Follow the links below to go directly to your area of interest:

-NFP Scholarships for Masters programmes
-NFP Scholarships for short courses 2017
-More upcoming courses Winter/Spring 2017
-More scholarship opportunities

 

NFP scholarships for Masters programmes 2017-2018

 

We are happy to inform you that there are scholarships available from the Netherlands Fellowship Programme (NFP) to follow the Master of Public Health/International Course in Health Development (MPH/ICHD) starting in September 2017. This course is a 12-month Masters programme organised by KIT (Royal Tropical Institute) and the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) on location in our historic building in Amsterdam.

You can choose from the following study tracks:

If you are from one of the 51 NFP countries you are strongly encouraged to apply for an NFP scholarship. For further information on the scholarship, the list of NFP countries, and application instructions visit our NFP webpage.

NFP Scholarship deadline
Apply to your desired course at KIT, following the links above, by 2 February 2017.
Registration period NFP: 3 February – 22 March 2017

General application deadline
Deadline KIT for applicants with other funding is 15 June 2017.

 

NFP scholarships for short courses in 2017

 

For a number of KIT courses in summer 2017 there are scholarships available from the Netherlands Fellowship Programme (NFP).

NFP Scholarship deadline
Apply to your desired course at KIT, following the links above, by 2 February 2017.
Registration period NFP: 3 February – 22 March 2017

General application deadline
Deadline KIT for applicants with other funding is 2 months before the start of the course.

Follow the links below for more information on each course and apply directly for your course of choice through our online application system.
For further information on the scholarship, the list of NFP countries and application instructions visit our NFP webpage.
Please note that these advanced courses can also be followed as part of the Master in International Health (MIH).

  • Universal Health Coverage (UHC): Current challenges in Health Sector Reforms (HSR&F)
    Course dates: 14 – 25 August 2017
    This course is designed for senior managers who are actively involved in planning, management and evaluation of health sector reforms in developing countries. You learn more about the most important topics in health policy, planning and financing, their effects on equity and efficiency, and their relation to the strengthening of health systems.
  • Monitoring and Evaluation in a dynamic health environment (M&E)
    Course dates: 14 – 25 August 2017
    This advanced practitioners course equips participants with up-to-date knowledge and state-of-the-art monitoring and evaluation (M&E) tools enabling them to answer such questions as:
    What models, frameworks and tools are suitable for a specific evaluation? How to balance the perspectives of different stakeholders?
  • Analysing Disrupted Health Systems in Countries in Crisis
    Course dates: 14 – 25 August 2017
    This course focuses on the analysis of health systems in countries affected by, or recovering from, protracted crisis. It is organised jointly with the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Save the Children and the World Health Organisation (WHO).

 

More upcoming courses in winter/spring 2017

 

Masters programmes:

Short courses:

Courses on Health Systems Strengthening

  • Qualitative Methods in Health Systems Research
    Course dates: 23 January – 8 February 2017 (FULL)
    This course focuses on qualitative health systems research. Participants gain experience in each step of the qualitative research process and learn ways to enhance the utilisation of research results.
  • Human Resources for Health
    Course dates: 27 February – 10 March 2017
    This course provides knowledge and skills that health care managers, policy makers and planners need for human resource management. It discusses strategies at country and workplace level to address health workforce issues.
  • Health Policy and Financing
    Course dates: 15 May – 1 June 2017
    An in-depth look at important issues and current debates in health policy, health economics and health financing, taking into account the diverse profit and not for profit systems.

Courses on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, and HIV and AIDS

Courses on Disease Management

 

WHO Collaborating Centre
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has designated KIT Health as WHO Collaborating Centre for Human Resources for Health and for Health Systems in Fragile and Conflict affected contexts.

 

More scholarship opportunities
Are you looking for financial support to study at KIT? There are a number of other scholarship options. Options differ per nationality and profession. For different options and opportunities visit our fellowship page: www.kit.nl/fellowships.
Attention: for a number of scholarships the deadline is autumn 2017Tailor made training
All of KIT’s courses can also be organised as tailor made training. KIT provides tailor-made training in response to requests from clients such as educational and research institutes, NGOs and local or national governments and ministries across the globe. For more information visit our website.
We kindly ask to share this information with colleagues and disseminate to potential applicants. Do not hesitate to contact us at courses@kit.nl.

 

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