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M.Sc.Health Management

Tuition fee €3,500.00 per year
Deposit €300.00 one-time
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The programme “Health Management” is well suited for anyone who considers working in the field of management and particularly developing their career in any type of institution in the field of health care. The programme provides theoretical and practical knowledge in the fields of health management, economics, and health policy based on an international approach to health system management; the programme also gives an opportunity to apply acquired knowledge in real work situations. It is the only programme of its kind in the Baltic Region, and the professors teaching in the progamme are professionals from Latvia as well as visiting professors from serveral foreign universities.

The programme is jointly implemented by Rīga Stradiņš University (RSU) and Rīga International School of Economics and Business Administration (RISEBA), each bringing its own unique expertise:

RSU is the first choice for medical studies in the Baltic region, and it has the largest number of international students in Latvia, coming from Germany, Sweden, Norway and other European countries, constituting 20% of the total student body.
RISEBA is the only institution of higher education in the Baltic region that has been accredited by globally recognised European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) and awarded EPAS accreditation for European and International Business programmes.

Programme structure

Advantages of the programme:

Health management studies grounded in an international experience will allow you to gain a competitive advantage over other candidates with general management knowledge.
Studies take place in small groups of up to 15 people – this will allow you to learn faster, as you will have a more personal communication under the guidance of experienced academic staff.
Your peers will include a diverse group of professionals from various healthcare services and healthcare, pharmaceutical and consulting companies from across the globe.
The convenient two-year module system course will allow you to combine studies with work.
Upon graduation, the EU/EEA approved diploma will allow you to pursue a career in any European Union country.
Studying in Riga – the vibrant and multidimensional metropolis of the Baltics will enrich your social and cultural life.

Apply now! Fall semester 2018/19
Jun 30, 2019 23:59
Europe/Riga time
Application deadline
Jul 30, 2019 23:59
Europe/Riga time

Autumn Intake

Studies commence
Sep 1, 2019
Apply now! Spring semester 2018/19
Application deadline
Jan 1, 2019 23:59
Europe/Riga time

Winter intake

Application period has ended
Studies commence
Feb 1, 2019

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States