International Master of Public Health (IMPH)
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Tsinghua University was established in 1911. With the motto of “Self-discipline and Social Commitment” and the spirit of “Actions Speak Louder Than Words”, Tsinghua University is dedicated to the well-being of Chinese society and to world development. As one of China’s most prestigious and influential universities, Tsinghua is committed to cultivating global citizens who will thrive in today’s world and become tomorrow’s leaders. Through the pursuit of education and research at the highest level of excellence, Tsinghua is developing innovative solutions that will help solve pressing problems in China and the world.

Tsinghua University since 2013 has created a graduate level, interdisciplinary and cross-cultural degree program focused on global public health. The International Master of Public Health (IMPH) Program is aimed at building a new generation of global public health leaders in the world through the participation of recognized faculty and expertise from across Tsinghua University and partners around the world. These English taught courses are specifically designed for public health officials, disease prevention and control specialists and health program managers from developing and developed countries, with the fundamental purpose of improving the health conditions and achieving health equity in the world. The program prepares students to address global health challenges and issues of health service delivery, health product accessibility and global health policy. The program has four specific objectives. Firstly, it is to develop students’ capability in applying theories and analytical tools of the public health discipline. Secondly, it is to enhance their understanding of public health issues in China and the rest of the world. Thirdly, it is to improve their ability to judge major health problems and leadership skills in solving these problems. Lastly, it is to promote the expanded role of China in improving global public health by fostering a close relationship and cooperative network between faculty and students.