The candidate should minimally have one year of full-time work experience (in the case of medical doctors, after the house job) in public health-related fields in either the private sector or the public sector, including the armed forces.
Candidates should preferably be not over 45 years of age at the time of the beginning of the course although there will be no age limit. In case of a tie in the process of fulfillment of selection criteria, preference shall be given to those of younger age
Applicants should have an appropriate level of English language proficiency. Foreign applicants from non-English speaking countries who submit results for English proficiency tests such as TOEFL or IELTS will be given preference. Additionally, given that most assignments will be computer-based, all applicants are required to have basic computer skills.