European Public Health

Many of the most important determinants of health fall outside of the reach of medicine. Identifying and influencing these factors to protect and promote health is the goal of public health. European Public Health (EPH) starts by giving students a high-quality public health education at bachelor level. Learn all about the health status and healthcare systems of European countries, as well as the authorities, institutions, and laws of the European Union.

EPH is for those who are interested in sustainable public health and healthcare systems, but also in national and international politics, administration and management, policy and strategy, communication and media. You’ll learn to bridge the gap between public health and national and European public health policy. You’ll also develop the skills you need to work in governmental or healthcare-related organisations, or in EU or WHO units, in positions such as a policy advisor, health officer or prevention specialist.


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Bachelor's Open Day on 7 October 2023

Experience Maastricht University: learn more about the most international university in Europe, find out everything about the study program of your choice and discover our beautiful city. The next Bachelor's Open Day will take place on Saturday, 7 October 2023.

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Get a taste of student life at our faculty

Are you a prospective student interested in studying health? Visit our study information events and let us help you make your choice. Our events let you fully experience what life is like at the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences. You can also contact us to organise a personal campus tour.

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Ambassador EPH

Ask a student

Meet Charlotte: the student ambassador for the bachelor's in European Public Health.
On her Instagram account she shares her study programme experiences, moments of her life in Maastricht, and much more. Follow her to get a sneak peek of your possible future!

Also, if you have questions about the programme and/or about (student) life in Maastricht, don't hesitate to get in touch with Charlotte through her Instagram page; she's happy to help you with your study choice, as previous student ambassadors helped her with hers.

You probably also have questions about admission, registration, selection procedures, et cetera. Obviously, only the university has the expertise and authority to handle those topics. So please don't pose these questions to Charlotte.

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14 VOD FHML - European Public Health

  • EPH embraces a multidisciplinary approach: you look at public health through the eyes of a clinician, a legal expert and an epidemiologist
    Dimitri Eerens (Belgium), European Public Health
  • The programme's European angle is unique, as other public health programmes focus much more on the national system of that one particular country.
    Takumi Weegels (Dutch/Japanese), European Public Health
  • For me, the uniqueness of the bachelor's in European Public Health lies mainly with the European context included in the curriculum
    Roubitha David (France), European Public Health
  • Living and studying abroad is a completely different experience than just travelling: it makes me a more independent and a stronger person than I was before
    Natalia Wasowska, European Public Health

EPH has a distinguished multidisciplinary approach

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