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Public Health (DrPH)

Aims of the degree program

The Faculty of Public Health’s doctoral program leads to the award of the degree of Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD in Public Health).

In the course of the doctoral program, you will be taught the knowledge and skills required to work independently and systematically on scientific problems in the various areas of the health sciences and the international scientific field of public health using suitable methods and to complete the required doctoral thesis on this basis. At the same time, you will receive support and motivation at every stage of your doctoral thesis through discussion and writing assignments. Following the doctoral program courses is one of the requirements for initiating the doctoral procedure.

Detailed information on the DrPH degree program and the application procedure can be found in the information brochure. Information on the form in which you are required to submit your documents can be found here. All important regulations and provisions for the degree program, the list of modules as well as general information on the degree program can be found on the BIS website.

The schedule of block courses can be found here.

Programme Director: Prof. Dr. Thomas Gerlinger

Student Counselling Service: Dr. Sigrid Matzick

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