M.Sc. On Campus

Medical Education

Heidelberg University

24 months
10000 EUR/year
10000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The degree programme in Medical Education from Heidelberg University aims to professionalize the teaching offered as part of medical degree programmes. 


Participants in the course consider topics including the development of a teaching schedule, communication, teaching and assessment, educational research, leadership and faculty development, as well as the evaluation of medical facilities.

The Medical Education programme from Heidelberg University offers those with responsibilities for planning, organising and ensuring the smooth running of medical degree programmes, the opportunity to familiarise themselves with current theories of education, and cutting-edge teaching methods. Graduates of the programme will go on to play a pivotal role in ensuring the introduction of new approaches to medical education into their faculties, in particular in relation to didactic methods.

The degree programme draws on international models and benefits from the involvement of qualified external colleagues. From the very beginning of the course, students participate in an ongoing process of evaluation.

Key Features

The degree programme has the following aims:

  • The professionalisation of medical education
  • Improvements in the quality of teaching
  • The qualification of those in management positions, in particular in medical faculties
  • The promotion of exchange across Germany
  • The promotion of high-quality educational research

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication in Team
  • Teaching and Testing - Knowledge
  • Teaching and Testing - Skills
  • Teaching and Testing - Communication
  • Leadership and Faculty Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Personal statement
  • Proof of language proficiency
  • Certificate of the undergraduate degree programme
  • Certificate of enrolment from the most-recently attended university
  • Students applying for a transfer or change of institution from a non-German university must also submit: a certificate of transferable grades from the relevant subject area
  • Proof of sufficient financing for completion of the course of study. This does not apply for applications from EU/EEA member states and applicants with a German university entrance qualification

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    10000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5000 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5000 EUR per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Heidelberg

922 - 1397 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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