Bachelor-Distance Learning
International Healthcare Management

180 ECTS English

Health is a global megatrend. With your Bachelor's degree in International Healthcare Management, you will be entering a promising industry.

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Medical innovation, digital transformation and a new awareness of health are shaping the healthcare sector on a global scale. Managers have a very special role in this. Your task is to develop strategies to meet epidemiological challenges with scarce resources.

In your Bachelor's online study programme in International Healthcare Management, you will learn which companies and organisations operate in the healthcare market and how they influence healthcare worldwide.

Modern management, health policy and intercultural skills are the core points of your studies. Decide for yourself which electives you would like to equip yourself with for your professional future. You can choose your elective from attractive sectors such as Pharmaceutical Industry, Medical Technology Industry or Healthcare Services. You can also prepare specifically for an in-demand role in this industry, such as Applied Sales, Online Marketing or Business Intelligence.

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Summary Your study programme summed up
  • Study programme & degree
    Bachelor of Arts (BA) 180 ECTS
    Full-time or part-time, 100% flexible
  • Application & starting date
    Start immediately or anytime
    Online application, no application deadlines
  • Study duration & extension
    36-72 months, depending on model
    Extension possible free of charge
  • Locations
    Study programme independent of time & place
    No mandatory attendance
    Innovative study tools available on online-campus & in the IU Learn App
    Exams online or at nearest examination centre
  • Study fees
    Starting at 229€/month, depending on model
    Regular discount campaigns
  • Recognition & Approval
    Study program is state-approved, accredited & internationally renowned
    180 ECTS - English
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Your programme overview in the Bachelor's online study programme International Healthcare Management

At the beginning, you deal with the basics of Business Administration. You will learn how to secure funding for exciting projects and drive innovation. You will then get to know international health systems in more detail and dedicate yourself to health policy contexts.

Basic medical knowledge is also part of your studies. You will acquire knowledge in Epidemiology and Biostatistics and learn the best methods to identify promising research areas. Choose from exciting courses such as Pharmaceutical Industry, Medical Technology Industry, Business Intelligence etc. to find the electives that will enrich your professional future.


Your professional future in International Healthcare Management

With your Bachelor's in International Healthcare Management, you are well-prepared for the challenges in globally operating companies in the healthcare industry. You have optimal entry and promotion opportunities in the fields 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. After graduation, you will be able to work, for example, as a ...

Product Manager

As a Product Manager, you are responsible for planning, managing and controlling Marketing strategies for individual products and services or entire product lines. You deal with digital technologies and trends, develop customised solutions and expand product portfolios in line with demand.

Quality Manager

In the health sector, in particular, quality is an important foundation in all areas of business. In this position, you ensure that all quality standards in the company are met. To do this, you primarily conduct tests and audits. The analysis of data and its documentation is part of your tasks, as well as the training of team members. If the situation demands it, you have direct contact with prospective buyers to collect data.

Manager Market Access

How do medical supplies and medicines come onto the market? With your help. As a Market Access Manager, you accompany your product protégés 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 the accompanying legal framework, you will also deal with price negotiations and expand your network of relevant target groups.

Tuition fees

Study model and prices for the Bachelor's online study programme in International Healthcare Management

Depending on your personal or professional situation, full-time study is not always easy to manage. That is why we have also developed part-time programmes for all our degrees, which offer flexible and longer study periods. This way, you can study alongside your job or during your time off, whether at home or abroad. The content of the different models is identical. Depending on the study model, we will adjust your tuition fees accordingly. With the part-time variants, your weekly study workload is reduced.

Can't finish your degree in the allotted time? No problem! We will develop the right study model for everyone. If you realise that you need more time, you can easily switch to another study model with three months’ notice before the end of the month. These are our different study models:

Only until 01.03.2023


Duration 36 Months

Perfect for students who want to hit the ground running and shorten the period of study by increasing their studying pace.

369€ /mtl 390€ Enrol by March 1st, save 1.444€ & get a free iPad. Apply now
Only until 01.03.2023

Part-Time I

Duration 48 Months

Excellent for talented all-rounders who want to give their studies everything they’ve got while holding down a job and keeping down their monthly costs at the same time.

309€ /mtl 325€ Enrol by March 1st, save 1.444€ & get a free iPad. Apply now
Only until 01.03.2023

Part-Time II

Duration 72 Months

Ideal for students who would like to take their time completing their course on top of their job and everyday life and keep down the monthly costs of their studies.

229€ /mtl 239€ Enrol by March 1st, save 1.444€ & get a free iPad. Apply now
Additional charges
All our study programmes include the following services
  • Free trial phase of four weeks*

  • Access to online libraries

  • Personal assistance from lecturers

  • Online campus with innovative study tools

  • Access to Statista and LinkedIn Learning

  • Individual study and career coaching

  • Online exams around the clock

  • License for Microsoft Office and Teams

  • Flexible extension of study duration

*The fees for this period only apply if you continue your studies with us.
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Recognition of Achievements

Have you already completed a training course, studied at a university or gained work experience? Then you have the opportunity to get your previous achievements recognised. By doing so, you save time and tuition fees – namely €30 per recognised ECTS point.

  • Shortening your period of study: Skip individual modules or whole semesters!
  • Save on tuition fees: You’ll save €30 for every recognised ECTS point

Even before you apply for an online study programme, we’ll gladly check whether we can take your previous achievements into account: 100% online, no strings attached. Simply fill in our online recognition form.

Send an email to to find out which previous achievements you can get recognised. Make sure you send your application before the end of your 1-month trial. You can get your previous achievements recognised during your studies. However, we can no longer grant you a cost reduction after the end of the trial month.

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Do you need support with your application for recognition? We have summarized all the important information for you in our guide to recognition. Do you need help with your application for recognition? Our student advisors will be happy to help. Simply arrange a personal call-back appointment.

Entry requirements

We make it happen: At IU you can easily start your desired study programme at any time. There is no limited amount of students we admit and your degree will be globally recognised!
Vocational diploma or A-levels
Without Secondary School Diploma
English language skills
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  • Personalised & flexible

    You get to study whenever, however and wherever you want – thanks to our digital campus, flexible full- and part-time models and exams you can sit online at any time. You even decide when to start your studies! 

  • State-approved & award-winning

    Our study programmes are state-approved and multi-award-winning. That makes us and our students happy – according to, they are 96% likely to recommend us. 

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    Get the support you need: via our online campus, you can participate in live sessions, chat with fellow students or benefit from our study and career coaching. 

  • Practically oriented

    Thanks to our wide selection of practically oriented specialisations, you can create your own profile and develop skills for the career you’re dreaming of. 

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