Department of Management

Health Tourism and Leisure Management

My Studies


Key subject areas

Management and organisation

Our work-friendly Master’s degree programme will train you to be a manager capable of shaping and implementing sustainable and economically viable developments in the leisure sector and in health tourism. The course will provide you with in-depth knowledge in specific areas of the health tourism industry as well as solid qualifications in the fields of management and organisational governance.


The specialisation in Health Tourism and Leisure Management is the ideal preparation for your career in the tourism and leisure industry. You'll learn to develop competitive health tourism products and services, taking into account the sustainable use of resources. Research and project management are also part of the course, as is the specific management of health tourism facilities.

Real-world assignments and cooperation

Real-world assignments in the health and leisure industry form the basis for the two-semester project which allows you to gather comprehensive experience in project management and collaboration with customers and team members. You will be responsible for personnel and project management with a clear focus on the goal to be achieved.

Study mode, self-study and attendance

Study mode

The Master’s degree programme in Health Management and Public Health is designed in a work-friendly format. This means that teaching takes place in blocks from Monday to Thursday. In exceptional cases, weekend attendance may be required for excursions. This will always be announced at the start of the semester.

Teaching times: Monday to Thursday, 8:00 - 18:30


The amount of self-study undertaken depends on the commitment and ambitions of our students.


Attendance at FH JOANNEUM is compulsory. The mandatory attendance is regulated on an individual basis by each lecturer and is based on the course information provided at the start of each course.