Profile of the Department: The Department of Health Economics is responsible forthe Health Policy Planning and Financing master program, alongside offering compulsoryand elective courses. The Department also conducts extensive research work withnational and international focus, the experiences of which are incorporatedinto teaching.
Theaim of the Department is to provide students an opportunity to learn the economicconcepts and tools and their use in the healthcare field and to obtain competitiveknowledge that can be used in practice at their future workplace.
The courses provided by the Department help ourstudents become highly respected staff members at pharmaceutical companies,business insurance companies, consulting firms and public sector institutions.Our program also prepares students for international opportunities such aspositions at international pharmaceutical companies and suppliers, financiers,research institutes, OECD and EU institutions.
TheDepartment’s research activities: The Department, in cooperation with students, conducts research in awide variety of health care fields. The Department is involved in theinternational research programs.Main research topics: healthpolicy, insurance, financing and management; pharmaceuticals and health technologyanalysis; biotechnology, disease burden and quality of life studies in a widevariety of disease areas.