[ 977HEALHELK21 ] KS Health Law

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
6 ECTS M1 - Master's programme 1. year Economics Gerald Pruckner 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Master's programme Economic and Business Analytics 2023W
Objectives The students are able to recognize the impact of (international) health law in an increasingly interrelated (cross-border) civil society They can explain the fundamental concepts and structures of health law. They are able to illuminate the functioning and structures of key institutions in health law. The students know how to characterize the relationship between law, ethics and politics. The students can explain the meaning of ethical debates in the context of health law, health economics, and policy. They have the knowledge to conduct legal research in the field of health law. They know how to analyse and discuss controversial issues in health policies and law.
  • Relation between health law and medical law
  • Actors of the health care system and their legal relationships (e.g. doctor/patient relationship)
  • Health care institutions and their legal organization
  • International, supranational and national health system structures
  • Legal structures and norms in health care systems (including EU law)
  • Relationship between law, ethics and politics
  • Case studies (cross-border health care, research on human subjects, data protection, ...)
Criteria for evaluation Exam, case studies, individual and group work
Methods Lecture, problem sets
Language English
Study material to be announced in lecture
Changing subject? No
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 80
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority