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International Doctoral Programme in Epidemiology

Tampere University

48 months
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The International Doctoral Programme in Epidemiology offered by Tampere University is a doctoral training and research programme for epidemiologists, researchers and public health personnel worldwide who are interested in a PhD degree in epidemiology or related public health sciences.

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The main objectives of the International Doctoral Programme in Epidemiology programme from Tampere University  are to increase knowledge and understanding of major public health problems, particularly in low and middle income countries, and to build sustainable public health capacity by training epidemiologists and public health personnel for leadership positions in research, administration, programme planning and policy development, in collaboration with global partners.


After completing the doctoral programme, students

  • can conduct scientific research independently
  • have profound understanding of their field of study and know the current debates and discussions in this field
  • evaluate, develop and continuously renew their competence and their field of study

Programme Structure

The doctoral degree can be completed in one of the following fields of study:

  • Biostatistics
  • Epidemiology
  • Gerontology
  • Global Health and Development
  • Health Economics
  • Health Care Management
  • Health Services Research
  • Health Sociology
  • Occupational Health
  • Public Health
  • Social Psychiatry
  • Social and Health Policy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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More details

The International Doctoral Programme in Epidemiology and Public Health accepts new applications every other year. The next application period is in late 2022.


240 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

An eligible person must have one of the following:

  • an applicable higher university degree
  • an applicable higher university of applied sciences degree or
  • an applicable education completed abroad which in the awarding country gives eligibility for corresponding higher education. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • National

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Tampere

869 - 1289 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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