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International Healthcare Management

IU International University of Applied Sciences

36 months
1404 EUR/year
1404 EUR/year
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Healthcare management professionals require in-depth knowledge of management principles, coupled with a solid understanding of healthcare markets and global healthcare structures, systems, and policies to be successful in their roles. IU’s online B.A. International Healthcare Management gives you the required business knowhow as well as knowledge specific to the healthcare sector.


The IU International University of Applied Sciences B.A. in International Healthcare Management programme is ideal if you are looking to occupy leadership roles in the global healthcare industry. You will be introduced to the best specialised skill sets needed to improve health care systems across the world. The programme combines the health industry knowhow with management skills for you to understand the global health industry. The Bachelors programme in International Healthcare Management from IU International University of Applied Sciences will give you an in-depth knowledge of fields like Health informatics, Health economics, hospital management and Quality improvement in healthcare.


With your Bachelor's degree in International Healthcare Management, you are optimally prepared for the challenges in globally operating companies in the healthcare industry. You have good career prospects in the areas of pharmaceuticals, biotechnology or medical technology. Your skills are also needed in organisations in health care, nursing or rehabilitation as well as in institutions with health-related planning and design tasks. You can step into a career as one of the following, among others.

Product Manager

As a product manager, you are responsible for products and services. You take over the planning, management and control of goods in the health sector. These include, for example, new medicines, medical devices or insurance policies. You achieve your marketing goals, for example, by taking advantage of digital trends and technologies. You also design individual solutions for your clientele and expand product portfolios in line with demand. 

Quality Manager

Especially in the health care sector, quality is an important basis in all business areas. In this position, you ensure quality standards in the company are met among other responsibilities. To this end, you will primarily carry out tests and audits. The analysis of data and its documentation is also part of your tasks, as is the training of team members. If the situation requires it, you have direct contact with prospective buyers to collect data.

Manager Market Access

How do medical supplies and medicines get onto the market? With your help. As Market Access Manager, you accompany your product ideas from the idea to the market launch and beyond. You determine the market potential of new concepts and plan the distribution channels of innovative medical and health products. In addition to marketing and legal framework conditions, you also deal with price negotiations and expand your network of relevant target groups.


Subject to state accreditation. We expect the Ministry's approval no later than the start of the programme. So far, all of our programmes have been successfully accredited and approved on time.

Programme Structure


  • Healthcare Management

  • Statistics - Probability and Descriptive Statistics

  • International Health Systems

  • Introduction to Public Health

  • Introduction to Hospital Management

  • Medical Information Technology and Software

  • Pharmaceutical Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Online start date: anytime


180 ECTS



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Academic Requirements:

  • Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate such as A-Levels, IB Diploma including your Transcript of Records.
  • Proof of eligibility to study a bachelor's degree at university in Germany.

 Depending on your chosen programme, academic level, and background, you might need to also take one of the following to make sure you are ready to study with us: 

  • Bachelor Entrance Examination 
  •  Pathway Programme 

English Level:

  • Proof of English skills.
  • If English is your native language or you graduated from an English-speaking school/university, you do not have to prove your English skills.

  • Speexx B2.2 Certificate (complimentary when signing up with IU - free of charge) 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1404 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1404 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1404 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1404 EUR per year during 36 months.

180 ECTS


  • €117/month (full time - 36 months)
  • €98/month (part time - 48 months)
  • €75/month (extended - 72 months)


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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