Athena Graduate School
The Athena Institute's PhD programme is part of the Athena Graduate School. Here, we aim to provide a stimulating scientific environment in which young researchers, experienced staff and international scholars mutually inspire one another. Find more information on the Athena Graduate school webpage.
Full Master's programmes
The Athena Institutes coordinates two full Master's programmes:
- Management, Policy Analysis and Entrepreneurship in the Health & Life Sciences (MPA)
- Research Master Global Health
We offer two faculty-wide Master's differentiations, open to students of the Faculties of Science of VU and UvA: Science in Society and Science Communication.
International Public Health is a track open to students in Health Sciences, Biomedical Sciences and MPA.
Interdisciplinary Community Service Learning is a university-wide course, open to student's of any Master's programme. Science and Society in Historical Perspective is open to Faculty of Science students only.
Major: Sustainable Health & Care
Athena offers the major Sustainable Health and Care for Health & Life Sciences students.
The minor Global Health is a university-wide minor, open to all students.
Biomedical and Health Interventions is open to students in Biomedical Sciences, Health & Life Sciences, and other natural sciences.
Course: History of Science
We offer History of Science courses, specified for students in Earth Sciences, Pharmaceutical Science, Medical Sciences, Mathematics, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence.