Diploma in Tropical Medicine and International Health – Center for International Health


DIPLOMA IN TROPICAL MEDICINE & INTERNATIONAL HEALTH (DTMIH) at the Division of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine (DIDTM)

The aim of the  from the Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine is to improve the health for populations in low- and middle-income countries by training international health professionals in research methods. We offer this program to qualified health care professionals with good English knowledge.


  • Prepare health professionals who plan to work in low- and middle-income-settings
  • Enable participants to manage health problems in low- and middle-income-settings
  • Enable participants to diagnose, treat and prevent diseases which are prevalent in low-and
  • Create an understanding of stakeholders and policies in global and local contexts
  • Empower participants to generate knowledge and allow for informed decision making through the
    use of scientific tools
  • Empower participants to employ research methods

Duration: 3 months (October – December)
Concept: In person modules
Grade: Certificate from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
Approach: Research/Professional
Language: English

Course location: Munich
Program language: English
Lecture period: October 1st to December 21st, 2018
Lecture schedule: Monday to Friday, 9:00 to 18:00
Fee: EUR 5,000
Early bird special: EUR 4,500 – for registrations until April 30th, 2018


  • International Health Problems & Responses
  • Laboratory Practice
  • Research Methods
  • Health Systems, Policy & Politics
  • Management & Communication




  • A qualification in a health care profession from a recognized school or university (please add
    as scan to your application)
  • Good standard of spoken and written English (equivalent to Common European Framework of Reference for Languages level B2 as a minimum)

Application process

  • Please send your CV, a copy of your medical qualification certificate and the registration form (available on www.cih.lmu.de) via e-mail to: dtmih@lrz.uni-muenchen.de
  • Participants will be selected on a first-come, first-served basis


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Application period : Registration until August 31st, 2018

For more information about the module contents, and registration deadlines, please see the information sheet (PDF 68,20 KB) and the curriculum overview.

For registration, please read the information sheet above, fill in the registration sheet and send it to us via e-mail: dtmih@lrz.uni-muenchen.de.


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