Master Health Care

Health Care Management (M.A.)

The Master's programmes in Health Care Management ensure that you are perfectly prepared for your career in the health care sector – a sector with great potential for development and excellent job prospects:


  • You focus on the complex processes of health care management
  • You concentrate not only on the current state and private health systems but also on the planning, development and implementation of clinic processes
  • You identify the most important requirements in economic-strategic management and learn how to implement these with the help of the most important management instruments
  • You expand your knowledge of the instruments of quality management, such as audits, risk management, controlling and monitoring
  • You learn the basics of human resource management – particularly against the background of the increasing shortage of personnel, for example in the nursing sector

Order of study – Overview · 120 ECTS


Step-by-step to your Master's degree in International Management · Health Care

  • First semester
  • In the first semester you will update and expand your technical competence in subjects of "General Management".
  • Second semester
  • The choice is yours: Under the technical supervision of your lecturers, you can choose four out of six possible areas of focus and thus define a first cornerstone of your personal competence profile.
  • International Organizational Behavior
  • Internal Human Resource Management
  • International Management Accouting and Control
  • International Marketing
  • International Financial Management
  • International Financial Accounting
  • Third semester
  • The third semester is for yourexpanding specialisation in the field of health care management.
  • Fourth semester
  • In this semester you complete your studies by writing your Master's thesis. The thesis is written under the expert supervision of professors and lecturers as an independent scientific paper for solving a management task.

Academic and practically-oriented modules

  • Compulsory Modules
  • Academic research methods
  • Applied statistics
  • Strategic aspects of service management
  • Performance measurement and management
  • International economic policy
  • International business ethics
  • Corporate governance in an international context
  • You can also significantly improve your career prospects with various language courses – e.g. with commercial English, Italian, French, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic or Russian.
  • Optional compulsory modules (4 out of 6)
  • International Organizational Behavior
  • Internal Human Resource Management
  • International Management Accouting and Control
  • International Marketing
  • International Financial Management
  • International Financial Accounting


Order of study – Overview · 60 ECTS

Step-by-step to your Master's degree in Health Care Management

  • First semester
  • The first semester is for your expanding specialisation in the field of health care management.
  • Second semester
  • In this semester you complete your studies by writing your Master's thesis. The thesis is written under the expert supervision of professors and lecturers as an independent scientific paper for solving a management task.



The courses are held in lecture and seminar format. There are about 30 students per class – this encourages dialogue between professors and students.