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DHBW Stuttgart

Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University is the first higher education institution in Germany which combines on-the-job training and academic studies and, therefore, achieves a close integration of theory and practice, both being components of cooperative education.

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Prof.in Dr. rer. cur. Bettina Flaiz

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With around 34,000 enrolled students, over 9,000 partner companies and more than 145,000 graduates, DHBW counts as one of the largest higher education institutions in the German Federal State of Baden-Wuerttemberg with nine locations in Baden-Württemberg.

DHBW Stuttgart

DHBW Stuttgart is one of the largest universities in the Stuttgart and Upper Neckar regions. Together with its campus in Horb it is the largest of the nine locations of the DHBW and offers more than 40 nationally and internationally approved Bachelor study programs with the Schools of Business, Engineering, Social Work and Health All degree programmes are both nationally and internationally accredited, count as intensive study programmes and are worth 210 ECTS credits. In addition, DHBW Stuttgart offers postgraduate Master programs with on-the-job training.

Department of Health Sciences & Management

DHBW Stuttgart reacted early to changes in the German health system, as it launched the-first-of-its-kind program in Healthcare Management in Germany, which was designed for administrators in healthcare and hospital management. In 2013, the Department of Health Sciences and Management was founded. In the Stuttgart metropolitan area, the department has up to 400 students today who are enrolled in a variety of undergraduate programs:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Health Studies (integrated Bachelor degree program)
  • Bachelor of Science in Midwifery: Midwifery care (integrated Bachelor degree program) Integrated Bachelor degree programs provide 2 degrees in 4 years, including practical exam and Bachelor degree)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Nursing (vocational Bachelor degree program for professionals)
  • Bachelor of Science in Midwifery: Advanced Midwifery Practice (vocational Bachelor degree program for professionals)
  • Bachelor of Business – Healthcare Management

International Exchange – Department of Health Sciences & Management

The department of Health Sciences and Management facilitates international exchange in multiple ways. Exchange offers generally seek to promote cultural sensitivity and to develop intercultural skills and learning in our students and academic staff.

Exchange programs for students (Ingoings & Outgoings) Regular exchange programs supported by Erasmus+

Internationalization in Teaching and Research

Previous lectures at the Department of Health Sciences & Management

  • Carolina Weller, Monash University Melbourne Australia
  • Ivana Damjanović, University Singidunum, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Julia Russell, Presbyterian Support Southland, Invercargill New Zealand

Previous Projects (Selection)

  • User satisfaction with hospital information services in Australia and Germany – DAAD research grand Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN) German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). DAAD Joint Research Grand (Prof.in Dr. Anke Simon)
  • OPEN – OPen Education in Nursing. Federal Ministry Education and Research Grand. (Prof.in Dr. Anke Simon)
  • Public Health, virtual Concept – DHBW Project eCampus. DHBW Grand (Prof.in Dr. Margrit Ebinger)

Current Projects

  • PRAGRESS: Preventing and confronting aggressive behavior of elderly in Long Term Care. Erasmus+ Grand (EU project, Prof.in Dr. Bettina Flaiz)
  • Communicare: Communication as a useful tool for caregivers in longterm care for elderly. Erasmus+ Grand (EU project, Prof.in Dr. Bettina Flaiz)