FH Burgenland

Health Management and Health Promotion

  • BA
  • German
  • 6 Semester
  • Pinkafeld
  • 40 Places

From managers to influencers - our students are rethinking and redesigning health!

The Bachelor's degree programme aims to train experts in the promotion of a healthy lifestyle on the one hand and to optimally prepare managers for a wide range of tasks in health and social care facilities on the other.

This degree programme is the right choice for you if your interests lie in the field of health and management. You enjoy working with people and want to support them in improving their lifestyle and mindset. Or you have a talent for organisation and see yourself in the organisation of projects and teams.


  • Focus on health promotion - unique in Austria
  • Hospital management
  • Insight into health content creation through health influencing: science-based health messages are prepared for social media and digital media by creating podcasts, explanatory videos and much more
  • Basic training in health sciences combined with management and law. Topics such as nutrition, exercise and mental health enrich the curriculum.
  • Active participation in current practical and research projects during the degree programme
  • Work placement in the 6th semester offers a good start to professional life
  • Acquisition of additional qualifications during the degree programme - certificates such as Nordic walking basic instructor, project management (PMA) SAP certification, quality manager in the healthcare sector, care home manager training, company health manager


On the one hand, our graduates are experts in promoting a healthy lifestyle (e.g. mental health, fitness, nutrition, etc.). On the other hand, they take on a variety of management tasks in health and social institutions (spa and rehabilitation centres, hospitals and nursing homes, healthcare companies, ministries, private and social insurance companies) and in NGOs in the following areas:


Health promotion

Implementation of health promotion projects in companies, health marketing, health counselling, health promotion in communities, schools, kindergartens, etc.

Health management

Team leader in departments in healthcare facilities, quality manager, head of personnel management, nursing home manager, process manager, work and safety management, spa, health resort and rehabilitation management, pharmaceutical management

Health project management

Planning, implementation and collaboration in health projects (topics such as promoting physical activity, healthy eating, promoting mental health)

Entry requirements

"A" levels (or equivalent qualifications), university entrance examination or vocational matriculation examination, preparatory course with an accreditation exam. For more information see www.fh-burgenland.at/zugang


Application mode:
apply online at http://www.fh-burgenland.at/anmeldung

Application time:
31 st March

Admission procedure:
Candidates are invited for an interview

Start of studies:

Tuition fee:
no tuition fees

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