Study Method

All students are enrolled into the regular track by default. The decision on staying in the regular track or switching to the research track (with thesis) is made by the end of the first semester. Students who wish to transfer to the research track will submit a statement of intent to showcase the research idea no later than the first week of their second semester of studies.

Students in the regular track will submit a final paper in the context of the final project assignment, according to the guidelines of the School of Public Health.


Students in the research track (thesis), will follow to following timeline (as depict also in the figure):


  • Locating a supervisor and submitting a full research proposal by the end of the 2nd semester of the studies;

  • Preparation to perform the research, including obtaining ethical approvals, by the end of the 3rd semester of the studies;

  • Data collection by the end of the 1st semester of the following academic year;

  • Writing and submission of the thesis by the end of the 3rd semester of the same following academic year mentioned above;



In both tracks, students will have to meet the following requirements:


  • Participating in field trips, exercises, seminars, and instructions – as set during the course of the academic year.

  • Participating in at least two seminars organized by the School of Public Health or other scientific conferences.

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