Discover NIHES! Because you will:

Acquire specialized scientific knowledge and high-level research skills

Our degree programmes provide you with a solid theoretical, methodological and statistical basis for designing and implementing a research project and teach you how to best publish your results. All under the guidance of a personal supervisor.

Customize your own programme

Besides choosing the subject of your research project from a wide range of research options, you can also mix and match elective courses according to your interests and professional needs.

Participate in top-level research

Our research areas are broad and varied: from major neurological and cardiovascular diseases to endocrinological determinants of diseases, from paediatric studies to end-of-life decisions in medical practice, and from the social determinants of health and disease to the side-effects of drugs.

Access our international scientific network

A stimulating research and study environment at NIHES are guaranteed by: our collaboration at national level and partnerships with leading universities abroad, our international faculty consisting of successful experts with outstanding academic credentials, and the growing number of students from all over the world we welcome each year.

Widen your range of career perspectives

Our degree programmes prepare you for research, executive and advisory positions in public health, clinical medicine, drug research, and health-policy development. They also provide an excellent starting position to undertake a PhD research project.


Whatever your ambition ― medical and public health research, or a combination of research and clinical work ― NIHES will provide you with the right knowledge and expertise!