Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin


M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Medicine
No. of places
English only
Winter semester: 15 May
Application Deadlines
1 Year (starting: Winter semester)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Winter semester
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus
Registration Fee & Tuition Information:
For full-time students, 5,100 € is payable upon admission in September and 5,100 € before the second semester in the following March for a total of 10,200 €. Part-time students will be charged 2,550 € upon admission in September and 2,550 € three more times before the start of the semester (in March or September) for a total of €10,200.

Course Description

The standard full-time study period is 2 semesters (12 months) and comprises 60 credit points (ECTS) according to the European Credit Transfer System. A part-time assignment extends over 4 semesters (2 years). The course of the studies can also be flexibly designed and expanded according to your needs.


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent).

Minimum standard period of study: 4 years.
Required ECTS credits: 240.

Applicants should have basic math skills (at least at high school level) and good statistical knowledge. The MSc. in Epidemiology is a research-oriented course with a scientific-methodological orientation. Students are offered an interdisciplinary, modern educational environment that is geared towards expanding research skills and methodological knowledge in the areas of epidemiology, biostatistics, and health data science.

Work Experience

One year of qualified professional work experience.

Language Requirements

The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

CERF English
min B2
min 87
min 5
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
English language proficiency can also be proven by English-language high school diploma or university performance, or professional stays abroad, a list of English-language publications.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Special Deadline Case:
Winter semester: Applications received by May 15th are processed immediately and a notice of admission is provided in early June. Applications received after May 15th are processed in the order in which they are received and students are admitted as long as places are available, until October 1st.

Application Procedure & Selection

Admission Test/Interview:
No. of places available:
directly at the University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

Please submit your full application as a single PDF attachment by e-mail to student services, tanja.te-gude at Please title the attachment “Your Name_MSE”.

  1. Completed application form.
  2. Curriculum vitae (CV) in English.
  3. Letter of motivation (maximum 2 pages in English) detailing:
    • Why do you want to study Epidemiology (career goals).
    • What makes you a good candidate for the program (personal skills and experience).
  4. Transcript of records and degree certificate or diploma of all higher-level education
    achievements (after high school).
  5. Proof of English language proficiency (see language requirements).

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website