International Master in Digital Health in The Heart of Europe: Call for Applications is Open

The Master of Digital Health, MDH (formerly - Master of Medical Informatics, MMI) at European Campus Rottal-Inn (ECRI) - a branch of the Deggendorf University of Applied Sciences (DIT) in Bavaria, Germany - is now accepting applications for entry in October 2021.

An innovative, uniquely interdisciplinary, international and multicultural M.Sc. program focusing on Digital Health, taught in English with no tuition fees*, offers excellent and motivated graduates of biomedical and computer science disciplines from around the world, an exclusive opportunity to immerse in a highly professional and dynamic, diverse and multicultural, hard-working and proactive Digital Health community right in the center of Europe, with unparalleled possibilities for studying, researching and networking, and excellent career prospects, - an opportunity to specialize in a field that is revolutionizing healthcare, medicine, and the entire society.

Don't miss your unique chance to become a specialist of the future, and to join a cohort of professionals who will be shaping the world of healthcare in the decades to come. With the surge of need for Digital Health at the times of pandemics like COVID-19, your future profession is becoming especially relevant.

The full-time, blended-learning, 1.5-year long (3 semesters, to a total of 90 ECTS credits) MDH curriculum offers a perfect mix of theoretical knowledge and practical skills in modern Healthcare Information and Communication Technologies, through a balanced combination of virtual and physical-presence lectures, seminars and class discussions, case studies, lab trainings, and additional activities such as participation in important digital health conferences and meetings, or field visits to healthcare facilities and digital health companies. Moreover, thanks to ECRI's international faculty and their networking with global Digital Health community, MDH students also benefit from an impressive array of guest lectures, seminars and workshops by recognized thought leaders and renowned experts in the field, from different parts of the world - from Europe and North America, to South Africa and Australia. To get a feel of what we mean under Immersive Experience in Digital Health™ - please see DigiHealthDay™, uniquely diverse international event series hosted by DIT-ECRI.

The application period is open until July 15, 2021.

Entry requirements: 1. Bachelor degree in any Health Science (medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, healthcare administration) or Computer / Information Science discipline; 2. Excellent command of English; and 3. Ability to relocate to Germany in October 2021 (depending on the situation with COVID-19 pandemic!), and to sustain living there for the duration of the study program (a minimum of 18 months).

[Several full or partial scholarships per year are usually available on a competitive basis.]

Details on the study program and application procedure can be found here.

Testimonials by MMI/ECRI students and alumni can be reviewed here and here.

* Administration fee €62 per semester.

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