Leiden University

Leiden University

Vitality and Ageing


Rapenburg 70

PO Box 9500

Leiden, Zuid-Holla 2311 EZ



+31 71 527 1111

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Vitality and Ageing

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The international Master's programme Vitality and Ageing looks in-depth at the ever growing ageing population. A challenge in many countries and a diverse, upcoming field that needs young academics.

Would you like to play a role in the health management of an ageing population? Increasing your knowledge of the biological, individual and public health, and healthcare management aspects of vitality and ageing. This one-year programme will form the ideal preparation to play a key role in improving the future of our ageing society!

There's more to growing old gracefully than staying as healthy as you can for as long as you can. For example, maintaining independence and continued participation in social activities are equally as important. As a student you will be working in a fast-paced interdisciplinary environment alongside top international experts as well as, students from various bachelor's and nationalities and older adults. Our internationally oriented master's programme will equip you with scientific insights on ageing, extensive training in transferable academic skills and career orientation!

The programme is offered by Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) and Leiden University. The LUMC is a modern academic hospital in which research, education and patient care are combined with a high quality profile and a strong scientific orientation. Since years, the LUMC has a strong track record in Vitality and Ageing.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Non-U.S. Higher Ed. Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Locale: Small City

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