Health Management and Health Promotion

Language of instruction: German

This bachelor program aims to develop and train managers for health and social services.

If you are interested in the health sector - promotion of health and management - this is the right program for you!

This is the address for advanced healthcare competency; this is where you receive capable management training in theory paired with social skill competence resulting in job mastery.

Erwin GollnerProgramme Director


Degree programme

Bachelor’s programme - 6 semesters, Economics degree focusing on health promotion

Academic degree

Bachelor of Arts in Business - BA

Programme structure

Full-time study

Available study places


Place of study7423 Pinkafeld, Steinamangerstraße 21
Language of instructionGerman (min. level B2)

ECTS Guide

ECTS Guide

“A“ levels (or equivalent qualifications), university entrance examination or vocational matriculation examination, preparatory course with an accreditation exam.

Apply online before 31 March. After this date, you can only apply for remaining free places. Candidates will then be invited for an interview.

Programme features

The Health Management and Health Promotion degree programme distinguishes itself through

  • its focus on health promotion, which is unique in Austria.
  • a wide field for graduates in the labour market thanks to expansive basic health sciences training coupled with management and law. The curriculum is further enriched by courses covering topics such as nutrition, sports, sociology and psychology.
  • the possibility to obtain recognised additional qualifications within the framework of the course study. These include Nordic walking basic instructor, project management, the European Business Competence License (EBDL) and the European Computer Driving License (ECDL).
  • the possibility to actively participate in model projects.

Occupational areas

Potential employers include facilities within the health care and social systems such as hospitals, health resorts, sanatoriums, social insurance organisations, health tourism facilities, public administration and health promoting facilities and
Some of the other fields open to graduates of this programme include medical technology, teaching, as well as representation in various committees, in safety related fields such as occupational health and safety or in NGOs.

Graduates of this programme work primarily in such areas of the health care and social system as the following:

Health care management
as management assistants, quality managers, human resource assistants, supervisors

Health consulting
as health promoters, consultants

Life skills
as project managers, process managers