Centre for International Health

Information for current Master students in Global Health

Do you have questions about your study programme? Would you like to find out where your exam is being held? On these pages you will find the information you need to manage your studies.

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Global Health
Thorkild Tylleskär

Welcome to the Centre for International Health (CIH)!

Information for new students: https://www.uib.no/en/studies/MAMD-GLOB

Master in Global Health Programme description

CIH's Master in Global Health defines global health broadly as an area of study, research, and practice that places a priority on improving health and achieving health equity for all people worldwide. Learn more about the course, schedules and reading lists.

Please see the links at the bottom of the webpage for more info about student life.

Exams and Master exam

An overview of all examination dates and locations is published at the beginning of each semester.

Information about exams at UiB

There are a lot of useful things you should know both before, during and after you have taken your exams, please check here.

Previous exam questions/papers are uploaded on Mitt UiB. You will find them here. If you are interested in looking at exam questions/papers prior to 2017, please check the folder MAMD-INTH_Masterprogram i internasjonal helse.

Information about the Master exam


If you are going on fieldwork abroad you must fill in the form "PERSONAL DECLARATION PRIOR TO TRAVELS ABROAD" and hand it in/send it to the administrative coordinator for the Master Programme (linda.forshaw@uib.no) before you leave.

Leave of absence

If you plan for a leave of absence from your studies, you must apply to UiB. Your personal or documented leave of absence leave will then be registered in your individual education plan. Please read more here and find the application form.

Mitt UiB user guide

Mitt UiB is UiB's learning management system. Find the user guide here.

Printing services

You can copy and print using your student card at all of the University locations, read more about UiB's printing services

Recognition of external education

If you have completed courses at another university in Norway or abroad, you can apply to have these courses recognized as a part of your study programme at The Faculty of Medicine. Read more here.

Renewal of Study Permit (international students)

International students may need to apply for a renewal of study permit during their stay in Norway. Please read more here and find the application form.

Semester registration

The deadline for semester registration is:

  • 1 September (Autumn Semester)
  • 1 February (Spring Semester)

You register online (Studentweb).

Please note:

The first academic year the compulsory courses/activites add up to 40 ECTS credits (SDG303; INTH315; INTH330B) and elective courses should add up to 20 ECTS credits. The 5 ECTS credits for the compulsory activity Research seminars (INTH326A) will be registered the last semester before the Master's examination.

Student confirmations

Information about Student confirmations (for both confirmation of your student status, study period or study plan and confirmation of your study progress report for renewal of study permit).

Student evaluations

The course coordinators will ask students for their evaluation of the courses. They decide on how the students should give their evaluation, i.e. online questionnaires, paper questionnaires, oral feedback in class. The coordinators will, based on these evaluations, make a report, which they upload on UiB's Quality Assurance Database.


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