The program will start again in October 2013. The application deadline for international students is June 15th, German students can enroll until the start of the winter semester. Successful applicants should hold a Bachelor’s degree in a health-oriented discipline or in social science, cultural or regional studies. Candidates not fully meeting these criteria may nevertheless be considered. Students whose first language is not English must have IELTS of at least 6.5 or an equivalent TOEFL score (570 paper-based or 230 computer-based or 80 internet-based TOEFL points). We encourage South Asian students to apply.
You are required to submit a written application in due time and form to Heidelberg University in order to participate in the application and selection procedure. Students must apply for admission using the application form.
Please complete the application form and submit all additional documents according to the instructions on the form.This includes:
Print-out of the application form plus three passport photos (please write your name on the back): http://www.uni-heidelberg.de/md/studium/download/zulassungsantrag_konsekutive_master_freie_f__cher.pdf
Copy of your higher education entrance qualification (e.g. Abitur, Highschool Diploma).
Copies of all higher education diplomas (university, college, etc.), including a list of grades per semester (Transcript of Records). Foreign certificates of international applicants must be handed in as certified copies of the original, including a certified translation into German, English or French.
If applicable: your IELTS (or equivalent TOEFL) score. Test scores can be sent separately, as soon as available.
If the bachelor's degree has not been awarded yet at the time of the application deadline, you have to submit a provisional certificate issued by your current higher education institution, certifying the study achievements completed so far (Transcript of Records). Your higher education institution must also certify that your current study program is expected to be completed by the beginning of the semester you are applying for at Heidelberg University.
The application form for admission including additional documents should be sent to the Akademisches Auslandsamt of Heidelberg University:Akademisches Auslandsamt
German students can enroll until the beginning of the lecture period without any previous application at the Central University Administration (Zentrale Universitätsverwaltung or ZUV). Such students require a confirmation that their former degree fulfills the admission requirements of our Master's program. This confirmation has to be submitted together with the enrolment form at the Central Student Advisory Office. The confirmation has to be issued by an advisor of MAHASSA.
Four to eight weeks after the close of the application period, all candidates will receive one of the following letters informing them of the results of their application:
All students will be notified by letter as to the results of the admission procedure four to six weeks after the final application deadline. The letters of admission contain all necessary information regarding the formalities of study, deadlines for registration as well as a declaration of acceptance on the part of the applicant which must be returned immediately.
The IELTS examination is organized by the British Council at least once a month upon request. Students are required to have a score of at least 6.5. Students should contact the nearest British Council centre in their home country to register for this test as soon as possible. For general information contact IELTS at email@example.com or www.britishcouncil.de.
TOEFL is organized by the ETS (Educational Testing Service). It exists as a paper-based test (PBT) and as an online test (TOEFL iBT test). The format depends on the respective test center. For more information please visit http://www.ets.org/toefl/ibt/about.