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Study Health Sciences in Germany: 28 Universities with 44 English Degree Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2022/2023)

Updated: 09-30-2022 | Reading Time: 6 minutes

Germany has a strong health care system, with public insurance providers and medical care available for most people but, of course, there are also problems to be solved. As an international student of Health and Nursing Science, you can expand your knowledge and get to know a new system with its own strengths and weaknesses. Many of the programs offered in this field also look at global challenges to health. The international classroom settings provided by the English-language programs provide just the right setting to discuss them.

As the subject area of Health and Nursing Science can cover diverse fields - from the administration and management of public health, to the production of medical knowledge and clinical research - there is quite some diversity in programs offered by German universities. Find the right option for you by browsing the results in our study finder.

Overview

masters
44

Study Programs in English

universities
28

Universities

ranking
16

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (18 programs for EU citizens, 16 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Maximum:

€ 13,500 per semester (3 programs for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between January 15 and September 01

Summer Semester

between March 31 and August 30

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Top-ranked German Universities in Health Sciences

#32Times Higher Education Ranking
LMU - Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

public University

No. of Students: approx. 51,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #48, QS World University Rankings #64
#38Times Higher Education Ranking
Technical University of Munich

public Technical University

No. of Students: approx. 47,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #50, Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #52
#42Times Higher Education Ranking
Heidelberg University

public University

No. of Students: approx. 28,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 - € 7,050 (per semester)

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #57, QS World University Rankings #63
#73Times Higher Education Ranking
Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin

public University

No. of Students: approx. 8,900 students

Program Fees: € 3,208 - € 5,775 (per semester)

Tuition Fees

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3 English Degree Programs for Health Sciences in Germany

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Master the research of cardiovascular sciencesUniversity Medical Center Göttingen - a leading German medical centerTheoretical and practical modules
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Combine health sciences and informatics in a practice-oriented programSuccessfully enter the healthcare labor marketComplete an internship in a healthcare institution
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Dive into the heart of the pharmaceutical and healthcare industryAccess the labor market through a 6-month in-company internshipBenefit from a multicultural environment in a program that is more than 75% international students

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2022/2023

Summer Semester 2023

Winter Semester 2023/2024

Open Programs

Application Requirements

Master degrees in Health Science are open to students who gained a first academic degree in a variety of backgrounds. Depending on the focus of the program you want to study, first degrees in Natural Sciences, Clinical or Medical Research, Public Health or Public Policy, Sociology or other fields may be accepted. For most programs, entrance tests or interviews are not part of the admission process, you only have to hand in standard certificates (your first degree certificate, a transcript of records). These typically include your CV and a letter of motivation and for the more practically oriented courses, work experience in a relevant field. Addditionally, you will have to prove your English language abilities with a language certificate. Some research driven programs may also require their applicants to have familiarized themselves with various research techniques.

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Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
45.5% local admission restriction (local NC)
29.5% no admission restriction
25% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

84.1% directly at University
13.6% via uni-assist

3 English Degree Programs for Health Sciences in Germany

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Master the research of cardiovascular sciencesUniversity Medical Center Göttingen - a leading German medical centerTheoretical and practical modules
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Combine health sciences and informatics in a practice-oriented programSuccessfully enter the healthcare labor marketComplete an internship in a healthcare institution
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Dive into the heart of the pharmaceutical and healthcare industryAccess the labor market through a 6-month in-company internshipBenefit from a multicultural environment in a program that is more than 75% international students

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

5 (2 programs )

Minimum:

61 (1 program )

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (5 programs )

Maximum:

7 (3 programs )

Maximum:

110 (1 program )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (10 programs )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

5 (2 programs )

Maximum:

7 (3 programs )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

61 (1 program )

Maximum:

110 (1 program )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (5 programs )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (10 programs )

3 English Degree Programs for Health Sciences in Germany

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Master the research of cardiovascular sciencesUniversity Medical Center Göttingen - a leading German medical centerTheoretical and practical modules
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Combine health sciences and informatics in a practice-oriented programSuccessfully enter the healthcare labor marketComplete an internship in a healthcare institution
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Dive into the heart of the pharmaceutical and healthcare industryAccess the labor market through a 6-month in-company internshipBenefit from a multicultural environment in a program that is more than 75% international students

Program Features

2-20 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Arts

Master of Business Administration

Master of Science

Master of Public Health

Master of Philosophy

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Science

Beginning

Winter intake

77.3%

Summer intake

4.5%

Winter & Summer intake

15.9%

List of all German Universities offering English-taught Study Programs in Health Sciences

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Aalen University

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 5,700

Program Fees: € 4,998 - € 6,498

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

accadis Hochschule Bad Homburg - University of Applied Sciences

private (state-approved) University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 550

Program Fees: € 5,700

M.A. (Master of Arts)

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin

public University · No. of Students: 8,900

Program Fees: € 3,208 - € 5,775

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Deggendorf Institute of Technology

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 8,200

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

M.Eng. (Master of Engineering)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

B.Eng. (Bachelor of Engineering)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

Dresden International University

private (state-approved) University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 1,400

Program Fees: € 2,125 - € 4,250

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

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