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led at the Socio- Economic Panel at the DIW Berlin by Dr. Theresa Entringer. Examination of regional differences in well-being and mental health of the people living in Germany Lifespan and cohort

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health . Sustainable strategies for adapting to the deleterious impacts of climate change are currently lacking. These impacts interact with one another, underscoring the need to address them collectively

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The Cologne Graduate School (CGS) in Management, Economics, and Social Sciences offers a doctoral (PhD) programme with an integrated M.Sc. Economic Research. It consists of two stages:

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During the qualification phase (about three semesters), students acquire methodological and research-oriented training in mandatory course work in economic theory, applied economics, business studies, econometrics, and economic policy. Students define their research area and find supervisory support from two supervisors. They write research proposals that are discussed with faculty members individually and in seminars in order to provide early feedback on the scientific potential of research ideas. This is a central part of the PhD Program, in which the students have full flexibility in the choice of their research topics and of the supervisors. During this phase, students are funded through stipends that allow for this flexibility. In total, students have to complete a  minimum of 90 ECTS credits  in order to finish the qualification phase of the program.

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Health Economics is the strategic nexus of health and economic principles. This vital field examines how healthcare resources are allocated, assessing the cost-effectiveness of medical interventions and the behavior of healthcare providers and patients. Delving into topics like health insurance, health outcomes, and policy decisions, students gain a holistic understanding of the economic factors impacting health systems. By mastering concepts of cost-benefit analysis and market dynamics, learners are poised to influence health policies and practices. As they venture into Health Economics, students can aspire to roles as health policy analysts, economic consultants, or health systems planners, driving efficiency and equity in healthcare systems globally.

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Health and health care were marked by a plethora and euphoria of the feasible in Germany a long time. Most actors in the health care system now accept the fact that these values have increasingly to subordinate to the financial feasibility. This development led to the establishment of health economics as a recent research area in Germany. A development that was long overdue as economists and demographists stated for a long time as the development of the German health care system dates back decades. Health economic research is important, especially for a successful further development of the health care system and a reasonable allocation of resources. For that reason the results from health economic research have to be integrated into the current progress of the health care system. These results include information about costs of illnesses, which are relevant for prioritising in the process of decision-making, the cost effects of therapies resp. The interaction of costs and effects, the so-called cost-effectiveness. Recent health policy decisions suggest that costs and utilities of medical treatments will continue to play a significant role in the future.

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Currently in Germany, expenditures of the healthcare system exceed one billion euros per day. The financial stability of the system is highly vulnerable from the one side to the developments in health and the demographics of the population such as aging, migration and epidemics, and on the other side, to the technological change and therapeutic advances that lead to increasing expenses in medicine. The economic approach of the healthcare system has become a necessity. Despite the long history of Economics, Health Economics can be considered as a relatively young discipline. When approaching health and healthcare from an economic perspective, one discovers distinctive characteristics and the complications that are specific to the area. Health economists consider health as a production- and consumption good, inform healthcare-related decision-making and deal with an effective organization of the market for healthcare services and the functions of its key players such as hospitals, physicians, pharmaceutical- and insurance companies. The Area Health Economics brings together the knowledge from several disciplines: micro- and macro-economics, institutional economics, distribution theory, labor economics, business administration and econometrics. The Area provides the students with knowledge and skills to perform theoretical and applied economic analysis of health and healthcare. These include the application of microeconomic tools in the analysis of the market for health and healthcare services, for example to the demand for healthcare influenced by asymmetric information and the behavior of the key players. The theory of institutional economics provides insights into institutions of the social insurance and understanding of advantages and disadvantages of different social insurance systems, distributive justice and politico-economic implications. The elective part of the Area Health Economics offers a variety of related modules. These include lectures on the management of the healthcare providers which covers the specific organization of the German healthcare system and approaches for the management within its key players. The students also learn about the organization of healthcare system in different countries which brings a broader view on the healthcare-related political implications.

Structure Major

Structure minor, detailed structure.

The modules have to be taken in semesters 1-3. Since all the elective module offers are prospective, changes are possible.

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Examination form: Seminar Paper

1 Voraussetzung für die Teilnahme ist, dass mindestens eines der beiden Module „Sekundärdatenanalyse als Evaluationsmethode“ sowie „Lebensqualität und Präferenzmessung im Rahmen von gesundheitsökonomischen Evaluationen“ erfolgreich absolviert worden ist.

Research and practical relevance

Health economics is an interdisciplinary field which combines the knowledge of economics, medicine, law, mathematics, statistics and social science. It is a fast growing research field with increasing relevance in healthcare policy. The Area Health Economics offers a broad spectrum of lectures and seminars, which combine the theoretical background and practical applications in the field. During the program, the students consider real-world examples and receive training in conducting state-of-the-art health services research, quality of life studies, measuring patient preferences and performing different types of cost-effectiveness analyses. The program offers training in model programming and empirical analyses using suitable software. Additionally, the students gain important practical insights from the lectures given by guest speakers who are experts in their respected field. There the students will have an opportunity to communicate with and ask questions to the practitioners from the German sickness funds, hospitals, the German Medical Association and so on. The main educational goal of the Area Health Economics is to prepare the students for a successful career in the healthcare sector by equipping them with thorough theoretical background and excellent methodological, technical and practical skills.

Intended audience (Recommended skills)

The Area Health Economics is designed for the students who intend to develop their career in the healthcare and public health system. This program suits the students who are keen to learn applications of the economic theory in healthcare and gain the methodological and practical skills to conduct state-of-the-art health economic studies. Prospective students are encouraged to have interests in economics, health, and healthcare sector and possess basic analytical skills.

Career prospects

Healthcare is one of the fastest growing sectors worldwide. In Germany, with currently around 5.2 million employees, the healthcare system employs more people than the automotive-, the steel-, the machine-building and the electro-technical industries combined. The importance of this sector will further increase due to the factors like demographical changes and medico-technical progress. The graduates of the Area Health Economics have broad career perspectives and can apply their skills in different healthcare-related institutions including hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, producers of medical devices, health insurance funds, public organizations and health economic consulting.

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The emphasis of the research is on hospitals and institutions, particularly the impact of health care reforms on staff and patient outcomes. There is an increasing need for information on outcomes with the introduction of a case-fee payment system based on DRGs (diagnosis-related groups) in German hospitals and rising quality comparisons between hospitals (eg. ranking lists and league tables). We work closely with Berlin hospitals through the study of the following issues:

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Our two-year program Master of Science in Economics with a specialization in Economic Research (MSc/Economic Research) prepares you for independent academic research, providing you with the skills to push the knowledge frontier in economics. It is the gateway to our doctoral program in Economics.

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The IWH Doctoral Programme in Economics – one of the Top 20 places to do a PhD  ( INOMICS Career Guide 2023 )

The Halle Institute for Economic Research Halle (IWH) – Member of the Leibniz Association is home to many exceptionally motivated and highly skilled young researchers working on a doctoral dissertation in economics. These fellows are an important part of the IWH research community. The IWH Doctoral Programme in Economics (IWH-DPE) aims to provide these young researchers with a nurturing place to further develop and advance their competences and to make the most of their skills.

Being open to young fellows of the partner universities, IWH-DPE offers a platform for sharing the experience of a program that complies with international standards in post-graduate education and training in economics. IWH-DPE is a milestone in improving the quality of post-graduate education of young economists in the region – in accordance with recommendations by the Leibniz Association and the German Council of Science and Humanities (Wissenschaftsrat).

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IWH doctoral student Eleonora Sfrappini won the 2023 FIR-PRI research grant for her ongoing PhD thesis on "Financial Constraints and Emission Intensity". Watch the interview to get a glimpse of what her work focuses on.

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"Working on my doctoral dissertation at the IWH was an enriching experience both at the scientific and personal level. For instance, it helped me to further develop my analytical skills, which are also very useful in my current job."

Dr Manuel Buchholz, Deutsche Bundesbank, Financial Stability Department, Frankfurt am Main, Germany – DPE Graduate 2016  

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"The IWH-DPE not only enables specialisation in a particular field of economics, but also the development of an international network in this field. It thus lays important cornerstones for a career after the doctorate."

Dr Geraldine Dany-Knedlik, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) – DPE Graduate 2018  

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"The IWH-DPE provides a well-balanced course programme, high-quality supervision, ample opportunities for the exchange of ideas, a large international network, financial support and a great working environment at the IWH – in short, everything that is needed for a successful career in academics."

Dr Gregor von Schweinitz, Assistant Professor for Economics, esp. Quantitative Macroeconomics at the University Leipzig, Germany – DPE Graduate 2013  

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"I think back on my time at IWH quite fondly. Those years were foundational in shaping my academic career. Close contact with faculty members and post-doctoral candidates, frequent conferences, internal seminars, and guest speakers, high research standards, access to a huge variety of datasets, as well as a deeply scientific culture create an intellectually stimulating environment and make IWH a perfect institute for doctoral students to learn rigorous academic research."

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Professor Michael Koetter, PhD

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Dr Andrej Drygalla

Aims and Approach

This is achieved by combining an excellent course programme and research seminar series with unique chances to conduct research in teams with IWH fellows under the guidance of an IWH supervisor. IWH supervisors will be experienced in both fields, economic research and policy work.

Close collaboration with internationally renowned IWH Research Affiliates, further guidance by IWH Research Professors as well as IWH Research Fellows and research in teams (related to the IWH research agenda) also contributes to the outstanding environment at IWH.

Close collaboration with internationally renowned IWH Research Affiliates and further guidance by IWH Research Professors also contributes to the outstanding environment at IWH. The opportunity to do research on real-world economic and political challenges is an additional advantage.

The opportunity to do research on real-world economic and political challenges is an additional advantage. This approach allows doctoral students to finish their studies within a four-year track.

The Doctoral Programme in Economics is primarily intended for doctoral students employed at IWH or at one of our partner institutions. You can find out about vacancies and scholarships within the section Career .

Central-German Doctoral Program Economics

The central aim of the Central-German Doctoral Program Economics (CGDE) is to enhance the quality of doctoral education by offering research-oriented courses which are held by internationally renowned researchers. The Ph.D. programme is a joint initiative of various economics faculties and research institutes in Saxony-Anhalt and Saxony:

  • Technical University of Dresden: Faculty of Economics and Management
  • ifo Institute for Economic Research Dresden (ifo Dresden)
  • Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg: Faculty of Economics and Management
  • Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH)
  • Friedrich Schiller University Jena: Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
  • Leipzig University: Faculty of Economics and Management
  • Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg: Faculty of Economics and Management

The core program comprises first-year courses from the fields Macroeconomics, Microeconomics and Econometrics. Internationally acknowledged researchers provide an overview of their respective field of research.

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The IWH cooperates with the International Graduate Academy (InGrA) of the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg on the organization of personal qualification workshops. The InGrA was founded in 2008 to ensure and increase the quality of methodical education for PhD students.

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  Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences

Master health economics.

Change for better Quality and Efficiency by connecting Health Care Perspectives.

Medical staff at a meeting - Master's programme Health Economics of the Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences of the University of Cologne

If you’re already studying Health Economics and would like to find out more about specific details of your master programme, you’ll find what you’re looking for on the Programme structure pages.

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Programme Overview

International, career opportunities, application, detailed information and contact.

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This programme provides you with:

  • skills for a career as a health economics specialist in microeconomic management, administration, associations and health care governance institutions.
  • in-depth knowledge to develop an interdisciplinary understanding of the field based on the stakeholder groups that are relevant to health care (e.g. managers, policymakers, physicians).
  • methods for the application of health economic tools to support, shape or implement decision-making processes.
The Master’s Degree in Health Economics gives me the opportunity to deepen my knowledge in the fields of medicine, business administration and economics. I am particularly interested in learning how healthcare markets can be designed efficiently without losing focus on the best possible patient care. Melanie , student of M.Sc. Health Economics at the WiSo Faculty

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This programme is right for you if you:

  • have successfully completed a bachelor’s or equivalent degree in health economics.
  • are motivated to learn new and interdisciplinary topics in a target-oriented way.
  • have mathematical understanding and good verbal and written expression in German and English.
  • work as a team player, because working in groups is often practiced in seminars and an important key factor for connecting health care perspectives.

This programme is right for you if you are interested in the following topics:

  • identification of the most important national and international players in health care systems
  • development and analysis of economic decision-making in companies
  • advancement of management skills
  • analysing diseases that are significant in terms of health economics and assessing how appropriate health care management can help tackle them
  • the benefit of evidence-based medicine as a key factor in therapy decisions
  • assessment of health policy measures, ethical implications of structures and courses of action evaluation of methodological designs in the context of clinical trials

Connection of Health Care Perspectives

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In terms of job prospects, Cologne is a very attractive location for students of health economics. Many hospitals, well-known pharmaceutical companies, insurance and consulting firms are located in Cologne and the surrounding region. We help you forge ties with our partners even before you have completed the programme.

Upon graduation from the interdisciplinary Master in Health Economics programme, you will be prepared to work in public and private healthcare institutions. Your work will include tasks in the field of management, administration or in associations as well as health policy management institutions. Further professional prospects for graduates of this interdisciplinary programme include activities in academic teaching and health, as well as health policy research.

Through my studies at the University of Cologne with a focus on corporate finance and management in the healthcare sector, I have enjoyed a sound education from which I still benefit today. Even during my thesis on the subject of “Management structures of hospital management” I was able to establish initial contacts with my current colleagues. My solid theoretical knowledge, which I acquired during my studies, was the basis on which I was able to continuously build. Pit Zimmermann , Managing Director, St. Vinzenz-Hospital, Academic Teaching Hospital of the University of Cologne and Alumnus of the WiSo Faculty

Exemplary areas for job opportunities

Health care manager track.

  • Controller for hospitals
  • Assistance to the board of directors at the hospital
  • Project Manager of health care providers
  • Quality Manager
While studying Health Economics in Cologne, I really enjoyed the close connection with research. It inspired me to pursue my PhD studies and to start working in an international academic environment. Sandra Sülz , Assistant Professor, Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management, Health Services Management & Organisation (HSMO) and Alumna of the WiSo Faculty

Health Care Analyst Track

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All information about the Master's application at the WiSo Faculty.

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If you are interested in or have questions about our WiSo degree programmes, the student advisors at the WiSo Student Service Point will be happy to help:

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PhD position in Health Economics and Biostatistics

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Job Information

Offer description.

Do you want to contribute to improving human health?

To be a doctoral student means to devote oneself to a research project under supervision of experienced researchers and following an individual study plan. For a doctoral degree, the equivalent of four years of full-time doctoral education is required.

The Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (MEB) conducts research in epidemiology, biostatistics and health economics across a broad range of areas within biomedical science. The department is among the largest of its type in Europe with special focus on increasing our knowledge of the aetiology of different diseases. Our department consists of researchers, doctoral students, biostatisticians, health economists, data collectors and database administrators as well as administrative personnel, in total some 250 staff. The department is situated at campus Solna. Further information can be found at http://ki.se/meb

The research group

A PhD position is available within the biostatistics group at MEB. The biostatistics group at MEB, KI comprises 4 professors, 2 professor emerita, 2 senior lecturers, 9 PhD-level statisticians, 4 masters-level statisticians, 2 health economists, 4 postdocs and 15 doctoral students. The group is involved in a wide variety of research projects, including survival analysis, multi-state models, family studies and precision medicine. Relevant to this position, the biostatistics group also supports the development and application of methods for health economic evaluations, particularly for cancer screening and treatment.

The doctoral student project and the duties of the doctoral student

The European Commission recently recommended that European Union member states investigate the stepwise introduction of prostate cancer screening programmes using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) together with possible ancillary tests. In line with and preceding this recommendation, the Confederation of Regional Cancer Centres in Sweden initiated population-based organised prostate cancer testing (OPT) projects in multiple regions. As a part of the Swedish Consortium for Research on Organised Prostate Cancer Testing (SweCROPT) working group (WG) for Health Economics, our group is looking for a PhD student who can plan and conduct research projects under supervision.

The overarching aims of this project are: (a) to investigate how to reduce the healthcare utilisation and societal burden due to prostate cancer through clinically effective and cost-effective risk-adapted organised testing and; (b) to provide reliable evidence to Swedish clinicians and policy makers to develop and evaluate the current OPT projects using simulations and health economic evaluations. The project will include research aimed at investigating: the cost-effectiveness of an organised prostate cancer testing with evidence on the subsequent rescreening from screening trials (e.g. STHLM3-MRI, STHLM3MRI-Reinvite) and registers (doctoral project 1); extending a current microsimulation model to incorporate the current opportunistic testing practice and the risk-adapted screening practice (doctoral project 2); evaluating the cost-effectiveness of an opt-in national prostate cancer screening program using the OPT base algorithm, together with other biopsy strategies and ancillary tests in Sweden (doctoral projects 3 and 4); and assessing the short-term budget impact on implementing a national screening program using the OPT base algorithm and alternative strategies in Sweden (doctoral project 5).

The successful applicant will work with Shuang Hao (Health Economist, coordinator of the WG Health Economics for SweCROPT), Mark Clements (Associate Professor in Biostatistics), Tobias Nordström (Urologist, Associate Professor in Urology) and Anna Lantz (Urologist, Associate Professor in Urology). The candidate will also have opportunities to work with other KI researchers and researchers from other regions in Sweden.

What do we offer?

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A creative and inspiring environment full of expertise and curiosity. Karolinska Institutet is one of the world's leading medical universities. Our vision is to pursue the development of knowledge about life and to promote a better health for all. At Karolinska Institutet, we conduct successful medical research and hold the largest range of medical education in Sweden. As a doctoral student you are offered an individual research project, a well-educated supervisor, a vast range of elective courses and the opportunity to work in a leading research group. Karolinska Institutet collaborates with prominent universities from all around the world, which ensures opportunities for international exchanges. You will be employed on a doctoral studentship which means that you receive a contractual salary. Employees also have access to our modern gym for free and receive reimbursements for medical care.

Eligibility requirements for doctoral education

In order to participate in the selection for a doctoral position, you must meet the following general (A) and specific (B) eligibility requirements at latest by the application deadline.

It is your responsibility to certify eligibility by following the instructions on the web page Entry requirements (eligibility) for doctoral education.

A) General eligibility requirement

You meet the general eligibility requirement for doctoral/third-cycle/PhD education if you:

  • have been awarded a second-cycle/advanced/master qualification (i.e. master degree), or
  • have satisfied the requirements for courses comprising at least 240 credits of which at least 60 credits were awarded in the advanced/second-cycle/master level, or
  • have acquired substantially equivalent knowledge in some other way in Sweden or abroad.*

Follow the instructions on the web page Entry requirements (eligibility) for doctoral education.

*If you claim equivalent knowledge, follow the instructions on the web page Assessing equivalent knowledge for general eligibility for doctoral education.

B) Specific eligibility requirement

You meet the specific eligibility requirement for doctoral/third-cycle/PhD education if you:

- Show proficiency in English equivalent to the course English B/English 6 at Swedish upper secondary school.

Follow the instructions on the web page English language requirements for doctoral education.

Verification of your documents Karolinska Institutet checks the authenticity of your documents. Karolinska Institutet reserves the right to revoke admission if supporting documents are discovered to be fraudulent. Submission of false documents is a violation of Swedish law and is considered grounds for legal action.

(A) and (B) can only be certified by the documentation requirement for doctoral education .

Skills and personal qualities

This is multi-disciplinary position. We are looking for a candidate that shares our passion for research, who is highly motivated to work efficiently both independently, as a part of the research team as well as supervised, and has curiosity and an ability to learn.

Required The ideal candidate should have:

- a formal training in biostatistics and/or health economics - strong knowledge in health economic modelling - good knowledge in biostatistics/statistics - programming skills, preferably using R and possibly C++ - relevant applied studies or project work - excellent oral and written communication skills in English

- Candidates who have a medical background will be well ranked - The candidate is expected to understand Swedish or is actively learning Swedish as the projects are of high policy relevance

Terms and conditions

The doctoral student will be employed on a doctoral studentship maximum 4 years full-time.

Application process

Submit your application and supporting documents through the Varbi recruitment system. Use the button in the top right corner and follow the instructions. We prefer that your application is written in English, but you can also apply in Swedish.

Your application must contain the following documents:

- A personal letter and a curriculum vitae - Degree projects and previous publications, if any - Any other documentation showing the desirable skills and personal qualities described above - Documents certifying your general eligibility (see A above) - Documents certifying your specific eligibility (see B above)

A selection will be made among eligible applicants on the basis of the ability to benefit from doctoral education. The qualifications of the applicants will be evaluated on an overall basis.

Karolinska Institutet uses the following bases of assessment:

- Documented subject knowledge of relevance to the area of research - Analytical skill - Other documented knowledge or experience that may be relevant to doctoral studies in the subject.

All applicants will be informed when the recruitment is completed.

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International Programmes 2023/2024

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Health Economics - Master of Science Health Economics - MSc

University of cologne • köln.

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15 June for the next winter semester

Applicants with a (Bachelor's) degree acquired abroad must apply online and via post at uni-assist before 15 June.

By incorporating the medical, management and system perspective into the programme structure, as a student, you will be prepared for a successful career in healthcare with an all-embracing understanding. The course contents are taught by researchers and experts from the field, and thus, they create a well-founded portfolio of theories, methods and interdisciplinary applications.

Having studied in the innovative Health Care Manager Track or the Health Care Analyst Track , you will have the opportunity to set a focus from the second semester onwards. The tracks recommend courses from the study programme and help you to select courses according to the desired career profile.

This Master's of Science in Health Economics at the University of Cologne is the only study programme that can provide such close teaching and research cooperation between a Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences and a Faculty of Medicine in Germany. As a student of health economics, you will have the opportunity to participate in courses from the medical studies in order to deepen your knowledge from a medical perspective.

The Health Economics programme gives you an interdisciplinary understanding of the field by concentrating on stakeholder groups that are relevant in health care. Therefore, it covers the management perspective (i.e. business administration), system perspective (economics and social policy) and medical perspective (i.e. professionals and patients).

For specialisation within the study programme, you can choose to study in the Health Care Manager Track or the Health Care Analyst Track . A combination is also possible. The Health Care Analyst Track supports your professional profile for a career in scientific and academic health care institutions. The Health Care Manager Track enables you to specialise for careers in hospital management, quality management or consulting. Analytical-oriented and management-oriented contents are available in each section of the study programme.

  • Within this programme, the compulsory core and advanced sections cover the basic skills and knowledge you need for a recommended track specialisation.
  • The specialisation section will provide you with a diverse range of seminars and lectures, through which you will be able to further develop skills according to your interests.
  • The supplementary section serves as an additional section for developing a more specific profile. Modules from business administration as well as from the Faculty of Medicine are available to students.
  • The Master’s thesis is written towards the end of the programme and can be research or practice-oriented, corresponding to each student’s interest.

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  • Language training provided
  • Training in intercultural skills
  • Study trips
  • Projects with partners in Germany and abroad
  • International comparisons and thematic reference to the international context
  • Content-related regional focus

Most of our courses are offered in English. We cooperate with more than 130 partner universities throughout the world, so it is easy for you to take a semester abroad, to take part in one of our study tours or to participate in our other short programmes such as "WiSo@NYC". More information and offers can be found at the  International Relations Center (ZIB WiSo) .

  • Access to databases with study material
  • Discussion forums and / or groups
  • Online sessions
  • Online study material provided by institution
  • Online tutorials
  • Video learning (Pre-recorded videos, Vlogs, Video-Podcasts)

The semester contribution amounts to approx. 320 EUR per semester. The fee includes a semester ticket that covers public transport in the entire federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia.

Scholarships and further financing options

  • Overall grade of at least 2.7 (German grading system) in the Bachelor’s degree
  • at least 60 ECTS credits in health economics and/or the fields of business administration and economics
  • at least 15 ECTS credits in medicine
  • at least 18 ECTS credits the field of "Methods in Health Economics"

Please find more information and full list of requirements here .

German language skills (C1) and English language skills (B2)

https://wiso.uni-koeln.de/en/studies/application/master

Accommodation is available through the student union (" Kölner Studierendenwerk ") or on the private housing market. Rent for a single room in a student hall of residence is approx. 200-300 EUR. Rent for a single room on the private housing market is approx. 400 EUR.

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Doctoral studies at the Heidelberg Institute of Global Health

The Institute of Global Health Heidelberg offers doctoral projects towards a Dr. sc. hum. degree for postgraduate students and towards a Dr. med. degree for German medical students and medical graduates. On the following pages you will find a description of the programs, prerequisites and application procedures. In the information section you might find first answers on your questions regarding a doctorate degree at our Institute.

Dr. sc. hum. The Institute of Global Health of Heidelberg University offers doctoral studies towards the degree  "Doctor scientiarum humanarum" - comparable to a Ph.D. in English-speaking countries. Our international community at the Institute provides you with a productive and varied learning and research environment. Besides, the University and the Medical Faculty offer a wide range of additional academic and social activities.

Click here for information on Dr. sc. hum. studies at the Institute of Global Health Click here for information on the application process at the Institute of Global Health Click here for the application requirements for Dr. sc. hum. at the Medical Faculty Heidelberg

Dr. med. Are you a German medical student or medical graduate interested in social questions and global health? Doing your Dr. med. research project at our institute gives you the possibility to think outside of the box. Our national and international projects cover a wide range of topics and methods, which prepare you for future research as a medical doctor.

Foreign medical doctors can also study towards a Dr. med. degree, but should follow the Institute's application guidelines for Dr. sc. hum above!

Click here for information on the Dr. med. at the Institute of Global Health Click here for information on the application process at the Institute of Global Health Click here for the application requirements for Dr. med. at the Medical Faculty Heidelberg

Heidelberg Graduate School of Global Health is offering a doctoral scholarship for medical students in Global Health (Heidelberg Promotionskolleg "Global Health" für Medizinstudierende).

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If you are looking for a PhD studies in economics, Germany is a great option. The exceptional infrastructure available for your research work, combined with paid PhD positions, makes it an attractive destination when looking for opportunities to do your doctoral research in economics. Germany is home to many prestigious higher education institutions like  University of Mannheim , LMU Munich , University of Bonn and Technical University of Munich . They all rank in the Top 100 of the Times Higher Education World Rankings for Economics . Other great economics departments are located at  Technical University of Dortmund ,  Graduate School of Economic & Social Sciences (GESS), University of Mannheim ,  Berlin School of Economics (BSE) ,  Ruhr Graduate School in Economics (RGS Econ) ,  University of Cologne  or  Bonn Graduate School of Economics .

Germany’s research institutions, universities and companies welcome international researchers and offer excellent opportunities for doctoral students. PhD students can usually work as a research associate at a university or receive a scholarship. German education system offers two ways to pursue your doctoral degree: individual doctorate and structured PhD programmes. Structured PhD programmes, for example, have a strong international orientation with English as the team language.

Pursue your research interests, be it economics theory, macroeconomics, econometrics, health economics, financial economics, behavioral economics, applied economics or development economics. Start your postgraduate research training in Germany and enjoy international atmosphere in cities like Berlin, Frankfurt, Munich or Hamburg.

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• Academic year: October – July • Course length: 3-4 years • Type of degrees: Doctor of Philosopy (Dr. phil) also known as Promotion • Fees: free at public universities for up to three years (six semesters) of study (you only need to pay a small administration fee of €100-€250) • Scholarships: DAAD Scholarship , scholarships from German universities • Living costs: €800 – €1000 (Munich, Frankfurt, Stuttgart, and Heidelberg most expensive) • Average starting salary: €56,000 for economists with a PhD degree ( INOMICS Salary Report )

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PhD in Health Economics

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Located in Los Angeles on the USC University Park Campus, the USC PhD program in health economics offers students the opportunity to help shape the future of health care through groundbreaking research and innovative policy solutions. Our multidisciplinary program offers rigorous training in microeconomics, econometrics, cost effectiveness analysis, welfare economics, public finance, epidemiology and health status measurement. Students in the program work closely with our world-renowned faculty, gaining the practical research experience needed to launch their careers.

Our program offers numerous benefits to help position our students for future success. All of our PhD students are fully funded, including tuition remission and stipend, for up to five years through teaching and research assistantships or competitive fellowships.  Many of our students participate in internships that offer real world experience and networking opportunities in industry, policy analysis and consulting.  Our department’s affiliation with the Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics provides opportunities for students to work closely with distinguished faculty from across USC on impactful projects. Bolstered in part by our strong alumni network, our students are highly sought after for positions in academia, government and industry.

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“I chose the Health Economics PhD program at USC for three reasons: the strong concentration of health economics faculty here as compared to traditional economics departments, the rigor of economics training compared to other applied programs, and quality of life (i.e., location in sunny Southern California and funding from a USC School of Pharmacy fellowship).”

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