Healthcare Facilities

in cooperation with the Medical University of Vienna


The postgraduate Master Program Healthcare Facilities (MSc) of the Medical University of Vienna and TU Wien represents a unique, interdisciplinary education for experts of different disciplines. The Master Program pursues a holistic approach to the conception, planning, construction, operation and management of healthcare facilities in the service of patients.

The postgraduate course is characterised by the cooperation between the fields of architecture and spatial planning, business organisation and medicine, which is reflected in the cooperation between the TU Wien and the Medical University of Vienna. The students benefit from the know-how, the network and the experience in postgraduate education of both renowned universities.


Final DegreeMaster of Science (MSc) granted by TU Wien & MedUni Vienna 
Language of InstructionEnglish
Program Duration4 semesters, part-time program, presented in modules
Program StartOctober 2020
Application DeadlineJune 30, 2020
Academic Directors Christian Kühn, TU Wien

Univ.Prof.Dr. Michael J. Hiesmayr, MSc, MedUni Vienna


The aim of the Master program is to impart interdisciplinary, international knowledge and its application for successful and sustainable planning, design and restructuring of healthcare facilities.


The contents of the MSc Program are divided into modules and are presented in part-time attendance phases. Acquired knowledge is implemented interactively in practice-oriented labs. Field trips offer insights into the practice of healthcare facilities.

Overview of Modules:

  • Introduction and Basic Concepts of Healthcare & Healthcare Facilities
  • Healthcare Facilities as part of the Healthcare System: Stakeholders, Measurement and Evaluation
  • The Macro-Environment of Healthcare Facilities: Strategic and Financial Planning
  • The Micro-Environment of Healthcare Facilities: Processes and Functional Planning
  • International Practices and Healthcare Facilities of the Future
  • Information and Knowledge Management
  • Healthcare Facilities and Design I: Disciplines and Practices
  • Healthcare Facilities and Design II: Integral Planning and Implementation
  • Commissioning and Transition Planning
  • Master's Thesis

Target Groups

The postgraduate Master Program Healthcare Facilities (MSc) is targeted in particular at architects, engineers, medical doctors and specialists, nursing staff, health and healthcare managers, physicists and computer scientists involved in the planning and design of healthcare.

Admission Requirements

The MSc Program is intended for

  • graduates of a relevant field of study (e.g. engineering, natural science, economy, law, medicine, dentistry), as well as 
  • graduates of a specific post-secondary health professional education, who have 
  • at least three years of relevant professional experience and
  • adequate knowledge of the English language.

In exceptional cases, persons with an equivalent qualification may also be admitted. This is the case for participants who have comparable qualifications due to their professional activities, experience and achievements, and successfully completed at least 60 ECTS or equivalent credits in relevant courses.

Tuition Fee

EUR 19,500 (excluding travel expenses and cost of room and board)

10% Early Bird Bonus until May 15, 2020

Online Info Session

Get to know our MSc Program at our next online info session event:

Monday, April 20, 2020, 6 PM

Please register here or via email.

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