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Study Health Sciences in Germany: 25 Universities with 45 English Degree Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2021/2022)

Updated: 04-23-2021 | 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
45

Study Programs in English

universities
25

Universities

ranking
17

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

0,- € (19 programs for EU citizens, 16 programs for Non-EU)

Maximum:

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

Application Deadline

Winter Semester

between April 30 and April 15

Summer Semester

between May 30 and March 31

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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) #52, QS World University Rankings #62
#43Times Higher Education Ranking
Technical University of Munich

public Technical University

No. of Students: approx.41,000 students

Program Fees: 0,- € (per semester)

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #57, QS World University Rankings #61
#44Times 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) #47, QS World University Rankings #64
#74Times Higher Education Ranking
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

public University

No. of Students: approx.35,000 students

Program Fees: 0,- € (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #121
#80Times Higher Education Ranking
Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin

public University

No. of Students: approx.7,400 students

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

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2 English Degree Programs for Health Sciences in Germany

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2020/2021

Summer Semester 2021

Open Programs

23 Programs

1 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)
40% local admission restriction (local NC)
22.2% no admission restriction
37.8% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

82.2% directly at University
17.8% via Uni-Assist

6 English Degree Programs for Health Sciences in Germany

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum

5 (2 programs)

Minimum

61 (1 program)

Minimum

B2 First (FCE) (6 programs)

Maximum

7 (3 programs)

Maximum

110 (1 program)

Maximum

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (9 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) (6 programs)

Maximum

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (9 programs)

6 English Degree Programs for Health Sciences in Germany

Program Features

2-7 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Science

Master of Arts

Master of Philosophy

Master of Business Administration

Master of Public Health

Bachelor of Science

Beginning

Winter intake

82.2%

Summer intake

11.1%

Winter & Summer intake

6.7%

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

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Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin

public University · No. of Students: 7,400

Program Fees: 3,208 € - 5,775 €

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Deggendorf Institute of Technology

public University of applied sciences · No. of Students: 8,000

Program Fees: 0,- €

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Eng. (Master of Engineering)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

B.Eng. (Bachelor of Engineering)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

Dresden International University

private (state-approved) University of applied sciences · No. of Students: 2,100

Program Fees: 2,125 € - 4,250 €

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

public University · No. of Students: 38,000

Program Fees: 0,- €

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

Frankfurt School of Finance and Management

private (state-approved) University · No. of Students: 2,400

Program Fees: 11,300 €

M.A. (Master of Arts)

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

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