The Spring Course 2005 of the part-time MBA Programme – International Hospital Management Option will start on 22 April 2005. The application deadline is 1 March 2005 at very latest, applications are considered from now on.

This intensive 18-months MBA programme for healthcare professionals in full-time employment helps to keep abreast of the latest developments in international healthcare management and to combine study and work. It is offered by HfB-Business School of Finance & Management in co-operation with Nations HealthCareer School of Management gGmbH, both Germany.

The programme is internationally accredited by FIBAA ( and is taught entirely in English. It is designed to transform young people with management potentials into effective professional managers in the international healthcare industry resp. to enrich well-experienced managers with latest know-how. It aims primarily to enhance the participants ‘s ability to identify business opportunities, make firm, clear cut decisions, plan and control business functions, as well as motivate and develop people and organisations.

The programme pays particular attention to its participants’ personal development, professional skills and entrepreneurial spirit. The programme starts twice a year (Spring and Autumn) and is structured into eight attendance modules in Europe, Asia and the Middle East supplemented by e-learning sessions. The attendance modules of each nine days, take place at international study locations such as the United Arab Emirates, Japan, Singapore, USA, Germany, United Kingdom, Austria and the Netherlands in order to offer the cross-cultural study group insights into a variety of health systems and management practices and encourage a truly international exchange of experience.

The programme aims to attract economists, doctors, administrators and e.g. lawyers seeking to acquire the management qualifications needed for a management career in private health facilities or linked industrial and governmental sectors worldwide.

We recommend interested candidates to contact us now and to register now for the required Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) as some GMAT test centers do not offer permanent tests or may be extremely busy (GMAT test registration offices:

For any further information on the programme and the application please see Nations HealthCareer School