Admission requirements

Required documents

Letter of motivation

Reasons for applying and career plans.

  • Your letter should not exceed 600 words
  • Write about your motivations for the course: why would you like to study public health, how are your career plans connected with this programme
  • Do not repeat information already provided in your CV, however you may develop it E.g. if you mention some facts in your CV (voluntary work, internships, other activities etc.), in your motivation letter you may emphasize aspects of this experience that in your opinion are important to justify your predispositions for a public health programme.
  • This essay should not be a literary work. It should provide a concrete justification of why you are a good candidate for the MPH
  • It is recommended to mention the specific interest in the area of public health you would like to work on during your studies or/and after.

Curriculum Vitae

We suggest using Europass CV, see template in English here.

A scanned copy of your last diploma in English

Official transcripts and mark sheets in English

Evidence of English proficiency

English-language test result if your native language is not English.

Only the following tests with corresponding scores will be accepted as language proficiency proof: Other test results will not be considered.

  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System): overall score of 6.5 or above with at least 6.0 in each component. IELTS Indicator is accepted for tests taken from 1 July 2020.
  • TOEFL (iBT): overall score of 88 or above, with at least 20 in Reading, 19 in Listening, 22 in Speaking, 19 in Writing. TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition is accepted.
  • PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) : 61 or above overall, with at least 56 in each component
  • Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): overall score of 176 or above with at least 169 in each component

Applicants do not have to provide any English language test in two cases only:

  • If you are citizens of a majority native English speaking country: Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica, New Zealand, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, United States of America.
    You should upload a copy of your passport instead of the IELTS test results.
  • If you hold a previous degree delivered by a higher education institution located in a majority native English speaking country as listed above. You should upload a proof of the degree obtained.

Any applicant who does not meet any of the two above mentioned conditions must provide valid English test among those listed above(applications without language proficiency proof will not be considered).

Test results must be less than 2 years old at the beginning of the course (i.e. no older than 1st August 2020 for the academic intake 2022/2023).

Letters of recommendation

More information on the FAQ page.
Or if not available, provide a letter explaining the reasons.

Copy of identity document

Either passport or national Identity card.

Other documents you want to communicate

For instance, for the MPH course application you may attach as optional document:
-A third reference letter
-Another university degree

You can upload 3 extra documents.

How to apply

Before applying, please read carefully the general application procedure here under (valid for every session).

Step by step application procedure

To create an account in the application system, you need to fill out all mandatory fields and also provide a scanned version of the documents listed in the application form.

  • Create an account: Only ONE account/applicant can be accepted.

Note that an ID number will be assigned to your application; keep it safely as it will be used during the application process.

  • Fill in the mandatory fields
  • Upload all required documents
  • Copy of identity document,
  • Reasons for applying and career plans (written in French or in English),
  • Curriculum Vitae,
  • A scanned copy of the diplomas (minimum Bachelor for Master year 1 applicants) and the official translation in English or French,
  • Official transcripts and mark sheets in English or French (or official translation in English from the candidate’s native language if not English or French) from all colleges and universities or any other institution of higher education attended,
  • Evidence of language proficiency,
  • At least two letters of recommendation (written in French or in English),

You need to upload the above mandatory documents (you should scan original documents/translation in English).

  • Submit your application (check and send your data)

Once you have attached all mandatory documents (and optional if needed) you need to click the “Submit” button to finish your application process. Only then your application will be considered by the Admissions Committee.

You may only submit your application when all of the necessary documents have been uploaded.

Important points to be aware of

Application forms need to be filled in English, attached documents may be in English or French (or have official English/French translations)

Fill out the complete application form and do not forget to attach all mandatory documents.

After registration you will receive a registration confirmation e-mail (on the e-mail address that you entered) containing the information you have entered. We strongly advise you to keep this e-mail.

If you have any question about the application form, please consult first the FAQ section.

If you face problems with filling in the form, uploading documents or submitting your application, you should contact the MPH Team at

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