Admission

The European Master in Health Economics and Management has a yearly intake of 60 students per cohort. The application and admission process for the European Master in Health Economics and Management is organised at the University of Oslo (UiO). The Erasmus University Rotterdam is the coordinating university, and is responsible for enrolment. A Consortium Board that consists of representatives of the four partner universities manages the program. Before you apply, you must be aware of the following:

  • The offered admission will indicate where you will begin you study.
  • If you are admitted and accept the offer you will receive an enrolment letter from Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • Students will start their studies at one of the four partner universities. The Consortium Board will allocate the admitted students among the four universities for the first semester based on students’ preferences and their rank in the application process.
  • The first semester in Oslo starts in August, while the first semester in Bologna, Innsbruck, and Rotterdam starts in September.

When to apply

  • Non-EU/EEA applicants: from 1 October until 1 December ​
  • All other students: from 1 February until 1 March
    • Students with a nationality of a state that is part of the European Economic Area (European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland) ; and
    • Students from non-EEA countries with a permanent or renewable residence permit in Norway.

How to apply

Please note that EU/EEA/Swiss applicants and Nordic citizens, as well as applicants with a permanent or renewable residence permit in Norway, follow the same admissions procedures and deadlines for this programme.

Available places

60

Price

Participation Costs

  • In order to be enrolled to the European Master in Health Economics and Management, admitted students are to pay participation costs (not profit based) at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. The participation costs for 2017-2018 are stated below.
  • EU/EEA students7Students with a nationality of a country that is part of the European Economic Area (European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland) pay €2.006 per academic year.
  • Non-EU/EEA students
    • Students who are not nationals of one of the EU or EEA countries pay €6.000 per academic year.
  • The deadline for paying the participation cost is 1st August 2017.

Admission requirements

Admission to master's degree studies requires:

  • Higher Education Entrance Qualification and a completed bachelor's degree comparable to a Norwegian bachelor's degree. Applicants with foreign education, please refer to the country list.
  • a minimum grade average of C (in the Norwegian grading scale) or equivalent from the specialization in your degree
  • a language requirement documented by one of the tests/exams below:
    a) Passed examination in English foundation course (140 hours/5 periods per week) in Norwegian upper secondary school with a minimum grade of 4 (or an equivalent grade from a Nordic upper secondary school) or alternatively passed examination in English from second and/or third school year, or
    b) An internationally recognised English language proficiency test.

Documentation

You have to upload all required documents in UiO's online application portal.

If you have completed studies outside the UiO, you must upload course descriptions that contain information about the completed courses (e.g. a document containing links to relevant websites).

In addition, all applicants must upload the following documents:

Ranking of applicants

  • Applicants are ranked according to their grade average of their degree and their motivation letter.
  • The admission of applicants is based on decisions made by the Consortium Board.
  • The Consortium Board will allocate the students among the four universities for the first semester based on students’ preferences and their rank in the application process.

Recognition of prior education

If you have previous higher education, you may apply for specific recognition of this education as part of your degree. Education from both Norwegian and non-Norwegian higher education institutions may be recognised. Recognition depends upon whether the education meets the specific requirements of your degree. Read more about recognition of prior education.

The deadline for applying for recognition of previous education is on 1st of September and 10th of June. Your application has to specify which course(s) within your previous education you wish to implement in the masters degree. Further, you have to specify which course(s) within the master programme you wish to replace. Also a transcript of grades, a course description and a list of syllabus from your previous education shall be attached to the application.

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