Masters student eligibility and application procedures

Would you like to join our team to write your master’s thesis? Please see the eligibility criteria and application guidelines as well as potential research topics.

Eligibility criteria for master’s students


  • Enrolled in master’s program in a relevant subject (e.g. epidemiology, public health, health economics)
  • Some experience in epidemiology and statistics and willingness to expand on these
  • Experience or interest in public/global health
  • Excellent communication and writing skills in English
  • Interest to work in interdisciplinary, multi-cultural teams and settings
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills


  • Experience in public health nutrition/nutrition epidemiology
  • Experience in other relevant skills or methods (e.g. GIS, qualitative methods, etc.)
  • Ability to communicate in German


If you are interested to apply, please email the following documents in one combined PDF (max.10MB) to Amanda Wendt:  

  • Application form using this template (link)
  • Transcripts of studies, including preliminary/final grades (as available)

Please note: There are no fixed starting points for master’s students and applications may be submitted at any time. You will receive a confirmation of application receipt within a week and all submissions will be reviewed quarterly. We are a very small team and there are few openings.  If not selected, you will receive an email to say your application was not successful at this time.