European Master in Health Economics and Management

During your study Master European Master in Health Economics and Management

Programme Structure

The Eu-HEM is a full time programme over two years. The programme is three-fold offering both a multidisciplinary approach as well as the opportunity to specialise within your field of interest. Learning activities are organised according to the following plan for 120 credits in total.


  • The first semester is aimed at acquiring fundamentals of economics, management, law, policy sciences and research methods relevant to the healthcare sector. The fundamental courses are offered at each of the partner universities. All fundamental courses need to be passed (or exemption received) in order to start the specialisation. 
  • Second and third semesters are devoted to the development of advanced & specialised skills on current issues in healthcare sector. Eu-HEM students need to choose one specialisation track. 
  • The fourth semester is dedicated to the preparation of the master thesis. Students are required to write a scientific master thesis on a topic that is related to one of the subjects covered in the Eu-HEM programme. The objective of the thesis is to show that the student is able to perform scientific research individually and to report the study and its conclusions in a clear way. Suggestions for a master thesis topic are made by the student, a lecturer or an interested party from industry.

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