Health Tourism, Bachelor of Arts

Distance learning program @ APOLLON University of Health Care Management 

The Bachelor's program in Health Tourism at the APOLLON University of Health Care Management in Bremen is aimed at those who wish to specialize in the growing field of health tourism. The course lasts for 36 months and is offered on a part-time basis. Topics such as health tourism as an economic factor, marketing strategies, quality management, and legal frameworks are covered to design and market innovative tourist offerings in the health sector successfully.

At a Glance

University APOLLON University of Health Care Management, UAS based in Bremen
Field of Study Health SciencesHealth Management
Degree Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Duration 6 Semesters
ECTS 180 Credit Points
Language of Instruction German
Course contents Competencies for studies and careers, General Business Administration, Introduction to Tourism Management, Geography and Medicine for GHT Managers, Basics of Law in Health Tourism, Health Economics, Public Health and Epidemiology, Prevention-Oriented Health Tourism, General Research Methods, Accounting, Corporate Finance and Controlling, Marketing, Tourism and Destination Management and Tourism Psychology, Health Tourism, Wellness and Spa Management, Personnel Management and Organization, Aspects of Communication, Applied Marketing and Event Management in Health Tourism, Practice, Bachelor Thesis
Location online
ZFU Approval The Central State Office for Distance Learning (ZFU) has approved the course Health Tourism under the number 141310c.
Enrollment Anytime
from 288 € monthly
from 12780 € total
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Admission requirements

  • the access and admission mode for the course "Health Tourism" at the APOLLON University of Health Care Management is unrestricted, without numerus clausus (NC)
  • it is possible to study at the APOLLON University without a high school diploma. This is possible through various access routes
  • Access route 1: qualification equivalent to high school diploma, university of applied sciences entrance qualification, subject-specific university entrance qualification, master craftsman's examination, business administrator, advanced professional training, university degree or equivalent foreign university entrance qualification (if necessary, recognition required)
  • Access route 2: completed, at least 2-year vocational training, at least 3 years of professional experience and participation in further training courses
  • Applicants using access route 2 must take a placement test, which takes place within the first 6 months of the study. Two exams must be passed, as already provided for in the study plan


The Bachelor's degree program in Health Tourism at the APOLLON University of Health Care Management in Bremen is designed for those interested in specializing in the growing health tourism industry. The course extends over 36 months and is offered part-time.

The curriculum covers topics such as health tourism as an economic factor, marketing strategies for health facilities, quality management in health tourism, and legal frameworks. Students learn how to innovatively design and successfully market tourist offers in the health sector.

This program is accredited by FIBAA and provides a practice-oriented approach to ensure that graduates are equipped with the necessary skills for a successful career in health tourism.

Learning goals include understanding the economic importance of health tourism, developing marketing strategies for health facilities, implementing quality standards, and knowledge of legal frameworks in health tourism.

APOLLON University places great emphasis on practical training and offers modern, didactic methods for effective distance learning. The online campus supports students in organizing their studies and enables lively exchanges with lecturers and peers.

In addition, the university carries out application-oriented research projects that establish a direct connection to the economy and allow companies in the healthcare sector to benefit from the results. With this holistic approach, APOLLON University optimally prepares its students for the requirements of health tourism.

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