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Bachelor Full-time / German
Faculty for Social Work, Health and Nursing

Health Economics

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At a glance

At a glance

Regular period
7 semester, including one practical semester
Degree
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Places
Winter:
33
Apply till 07/15
Requirements
school leaving qualification
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What is health economics?

The Bachelor's programme in Health Economics trains business economists and economists for the health care system who work at the interface between economics and patient care.
As a health economist, you will contribute to shaping the growing health care sector. Topics such as personnel management, marketing or corporate management are also of great relevance in health care facilities (health management). Political, social and legal aspects are also taken into account. They support the various players in this growth industry to improve their economic position and thus improve care.

 

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practical relevance

During your studies, you will gain valuable experience and apply your theoretical knowledge through internships in companies and institutions during your studies. Here you will learn what practical problems there are in health management. During your practical semester, you will work in one of our numerous cooperation partner companies. These practical placements often result in direct offers for starting a career or opportunities to write your thesis with practical relevance in the company.

Benefit from our experts and make valuable professional contacts.

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Why Health Economics at RWU?

We offer ideal study conditions with a very good supervision ratio. Small working groups, excursions, contacts to regional companies and, above all, practical assignments are especially important for practical learning.

The Bodensee-Oberschwaben region is characterised by an above-average density of health, care and social facilities.

The health economics course of studies in Ravensburg-Weingarten is one of the top-rated courses of studies in the whole of Germany. Here you will find the judgments and opinions of current and former students.

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Career Fields & Perspectives

The prospects for health economists are excellent. Healthcare is the sector with the most jobs in Germany, ahead of the automotive industry. Our graduates work in hospitals, health insurance companies, rehabilitation facilities or in medical technology and the pharmaceutical industry. Health economists are also sought-after specialists in associations and ministries.

For health economists, there is a broad spectrum of activities: You will find exciting tasks in the areas of personnel, organization, controlling, financing, quality management or marketing.

 

Downloads

download Flyer Gesundheitsökonomie B.A.
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Alle Infos kompakt auf einen Blick.
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download Modulhandbuch Gesundheitsökonomie B.A. für das WiSe22/23
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download Aktuelle SPO Gesundheitsökonomie B.A.
download §44 der Studien- und Prüfungsordnung für die Bachelorstudiengänge - Fassung vom 05. Mai 2022
§44 der Studien- und Prüfungsordnung für die Bachelorstudiengänge - Fassung vom 05. Mai 2022
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download Studien- und Prüfungsordnung für die Bachelorstudiengänge mit Allgemeinem Teil - Fassung vom 23. Juni 2022
Studien- und Prüfungsordnung für die Bachelorstudiengänge mit Allgemeinem Teil - Fassung vom 23. Juni 2022
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download Aktuelle Zulassungs- und Auswahlsatzung der RWU für Bachelorstudiengänge
download Satzung der Hochschule Ravensburg-Weingarten über die Regelungen zum Hochschulzulassungs- und –auswahlverfahren für Bachelorstudiengänge vom 28. Oktober 2021
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Postgraduate courses

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Master
German

Applied Health Science

Faculty for Social Work, Health and Nursing

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Master
German

Social and Health Care Management

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Curriculum

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business management

  • Corporate Governance and Organization
  • Marketing/Market Research
  • controlling
  • human resources development
  • information technology
  • logistics
  • business game

+ health

  • healthcare systems
  • Health and social policy
  • clinical pictures
  • evidence based Practice
  • change Management

+ man

  • conduct of a conversation
  • gerontology and age
  • Life situations and social inequality
  • care action plans

- expenses

  • accounting and cost accounting
  • financial mathematics
  • insurance economics

= health economics

Admission

Please note the respective dates:

  • The application deadline for the winter semester is 15 July.
  • No application possible for the summer semester

No pre-study internship is required.
 

At Ravensburg-Weingarten University, the selection procedure is applied to all Bachelor programmes and is based on the application documents.  The preparation of a proposal list or ranking list is explained below:

From the application documents, the position of the applicant on a ranking list is determined according to the following procedure:
Calculation of a weighted overall grade according to the formula:

[(average grade of the university entrance qualification)+(grades German, mathematics * 2 and continued modern foreign language)/4] / 2

 

This overall grade is improved by the following values:

  1. in the case of relevant vocational training, insofar as it is not part of HZB, by 0.2
  2. for each full year of relevant professional activity by 0.1 but not more than 0.2.

You can find further information on application and allocation of study places at the Admissions Office.

 

Contact & People

General contact details

Opening hours upon request
Phone
Email studiengangssekretariat-go@rwu.de
Room E 002
On campus
Building E
Leibnizstr. 15
88250 Weingarten
Germany
Postal address RWU Hochschule Ravensburg-Weingarten
University of Applied Sciences
Health Economics
P.O. Box 30 22
88216 Weingarten
Germany

study course management & consulting

Prof. Dr. Jan-Marc Hodek

Jan-Marc Hodek

program coordination

Perpetua Schmid MBA

Perpetua Schmid

professors

Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Marlene Haupt

Marlene Haupt

Prof. Dr. phil. Anja Klimsa M.A.

Anja Klimsa

Dr. Thilo Eith

Prof. Dr. jur. Dirk Heinz Dipl.-Soz.päd.(FH)

Prof. Dr. Jan-Marc Hodek

Jan-Marc Hodek

Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Axel Olaf Kern

Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Axel Olaf Kern

Prof. Dr. habil. Andreas Lange M.A.

Prof. Dr. habil. Andreas Lange

employees

Perpetua Schmid MBA

Perpetua Schmid

deanery

Prof. Dr. Jörg Wendorff

Jörg Wendorff

Prof. Dr. Jan-Marc Hodek

Jan-Marc Hodek

Prof. Dr. phil. Hendrik Reismann

Hendrik Reismann

examination office

Yasemin Ercan