As a commencing student you may have many questions: What does the desired course of studies teach me? How do I apply? What are the requirements for admission to studying at MCI, and what is the application deadline? What are my career options after graduation? Below you will find all the answers and information you may need.
European Health Economics & Management primarily targets graduate students aiming to contribute to the development of the health care sector.
The European Health Economics & Management (Eu-HEM) Master’s degree offered by Management Center Innsbruck, the Universities of Bologna and Oslo, as well as Erasmus University Rotterdam, equips students with everything they need for a career in an international environment. The program was introduced in 2012 and, already in 2015, attained accreditation as well as quality assessment by respective bodies in Austria, the Netherlands, Italy, and Norway. In 2017, the Eu-HEM program was recognized as Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree by the European Commission. All four members of the consortium thus, recognize the joint degree and joint diploma awarded upon completion of the program.
Another distinct feature of the European Master’s is its provision of altogether six areas of specialization available to students from the second semester: Management of Healthcare Institutions, Economic Evaluation in Healthcare, Health Economics, Decision Making in Healthcare, Global Health, and Healthcare Finance and Management.
The program is based on blended learning. Consequently, it combines online modules with on-campus classes. On the one hand, this guarantees a large degree of flexibility and, on the other hand, it provides plenty of opportunity for interaction with teachers and fellow students.
European Health Economics & Management primarily targets graduate students aiming to contribute to the development of the health care sector. Completion of this course enables them to assume managerial positions in health care institutions, pharmaceutical companies, international organizations, and many more institutions related to the field.
All details on the admission process can be found here: eu-hem.eu
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MCI study programs stand out due to the quality of their content, relevance to the business world, and their international orientation. The close cooperation with partners from industry and integrative internships enable students to gain practical experience as early as in their Bachelor’s studies. In addition to providing expert knowledge, MCI places great importance on encouraging personal development and the development of social and intercultural competencies.
Semester Credit Units| ECTS-Credits
2 | 5**
In order to ensure the transfer of learning and enable students to further develop competencies leading to clear profiles for their future careers, the MCI has formulated detailed cross-curricular learning goals.
Our graduates are effective communicators in their field of work.
Our students can discuss problems, ideas, and solutions with specialists and non-specialists.
Our graduates are competent in applying scientific methods to solve practical problems.
Our students can apply relevant theories and appropriate scientific methods in their field of work.
Our students can act according to ethical principles when doing scientific work.
Our graduates have acquired knowledge and skills relevant for leading positions in the field of Health Economics and Management in an European context.
Students understand current challenges in the social and health sector and are able to address them from different European perspectives.
Another core feature of the Eu-HEM program is its international orientation: it provides its students with the opportunity to spend each semester at a different institution, where a minimum of two institutions have to be attended in the course of the study program. The international perspective of the degree program is also reflected in its lecturers and students, who come from all over the world.
What is unique about the program is that it includes both a summer and winter school attended by teachers and students of all four partners.
The second year of the study program offers the opportunity to participate in an optional mentoring program. The goal is to provide the students who are in their last year of study with coaching and support, thus creating a transitional phase between study and professional life.
As part of the mentoring program, students will be able to get in touch with faculty and practice partners, who will then assist them in finding potential research topics for the Master's thesis and employment opportunities.
Students completing the European Master in Health Economics and Management earn the master degree “European Master in Health Economics and Management” that is equivalent to the master degree in the countries of the partner universities as follows:
Yes, it is possible and it is even recommended that you apply before obtaining your Bachelor’s Degree certificate in order to secure one of the limited places in your desired study program. Please include the most recent transcript of records in your application. Should your application be successful, the Bachelor’s certificate is to be submitted prior to the start of your studies.
Depending on the field of specialization you choose, classes are held at Management Center Innsbruck, the University of Bologna, the University of Oslo, and the Erasmus University Rotterdam.
The participation costs are 2,060 euros per academic year for
For students from non-EU countries, the participation costs are 6,000 euros per year of study. Participation costs for the coming academic years may change slightly due to inflation.