International Master in Health Information Management

A collaborative Master's degree programme in three countries: Tanzania, South Africa and Germany

Fast Facts

Type of programme

Full-time face-to-face teaching and eLearning


Master of Health Information Management (MBA)

Standard period of study

4 semester

Attendance time

  • Semester 1:  Nov., 6th - Dec., 1st 2017
    at HNU in Neu-Ulm/Germany
  • Semester 2:  Feb., 26st – Mar., 24th 2018
    at UWC in Cape Town/South Africa
  • Semester 3: Sep., 3rd – Sep., 28th 2018
    at MUHAS in Dar es Salaam/Tanzania 


90 ECTS credits

Start of studies

Winter semester


  • successful completion of a university first degree in the subjects of Business Administration, Healthcare or Information Management or other relevant subjects that qualifies for admission into a master's programme depending to the national regulations of the three participating countries (e.g. in Germany at least 210 credit points). In case of a degree with only 180 credit points, the opportunity is given to earn the missing 30 credit points.  
  • at least two years of relevant practical experience in the healthcare sector, e.g. hospital, pharmaceutical company or any other healthcare organization as NGO's or ministry
  • good English language skills

Tuition fees

The tuition fees for applicants residing in Germany
are 4,400.00 Euro in total.


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The master's programme in Health Information Management is partly funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). The funding includes subsidies for flight costs to the two other countries and accommodation during the two teaching blocks abroad.

Application deadlines

By 31 August 2017

Special features 

  • learning to optimize the operative and strategic business processes of a healthcare organization with the means of modern ICT
  • being part of an international study group with students from Tanzania, South Africa and Germany
  • lectures which take place in Tanzania, South Africa and Germany


Professor Dr.
Olaf Jacob View Profile

Vice President for Research and Digitalisation
Head of the degree programme Master of Business Intelligence and Business Analytics
Head of the Centre for Data Science & Business Analytics

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