Double Master’s Programme in Health Economics and Management
In cooperation with Maastricht University
The Double Master’s Programme in Health Economics and Management gives students the opportunity to benefit from the expertise of two top-ranking universities. Students of the programme benefit from the interdisciplinary approach and the participation of three faculties, the Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences and the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Cologne and the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences of Maastricht University.
Students study at each university for one year and are awarded two master’s degrees, a Master of Science in Health Economics from the University of Cologne and a Master of Science in Healthcare Policy, Innovation and Management from Maastricht University. The Double Master’s Programme in Health Economics and Management focuses on how to approach current and future healthcare challenges by innovation.
The international master’s programme prepares students for high-level management positions in the public and private health care sector. Students develop an interdisciplinary understanding of management, economics and medicine in the health care sector. On completion of this programme, graduates will be able to apply economic concepts to medical questions and actively address the challenges of today’s complex and rapidly changing healthcare sector with innovative approaches. With a German and Dutch master’s degree, graduates will have excellent employment opportunities on the European and international job market.