Barcelona GSE Master in Health Economics and Policy




all Masters begin in September 2014, Barcelona, Spain

The Barcelona Graduate School of Economics offers world-class, full time graduate programs taught in English by leading international scholars and practitioners in one of the world’s most dynamic cities.

The blending of theoretical and applied perspectives makes the Barcelona GSE masters an ideal stepping stone either for entry into competitive PhD programs or for top jobs in Economics and related fields.

The Barcelona GSE Master in Health Economics and Policy provides training in health technology assessment as well as a solid background in quantitative methods and a comparative vision of diverse health systems. Master students will acquire analytical capacity oriented toward decision-making in all aspects of the healthcare sector.


Mercè Rodoreda Building Barcelona GSE Main Offices

Potential employers:

  • Health, Policy and pricing divisions
  • in pharmaceutical companies
  • Health technology evaluation agencies
  • Consulting firms for the health industry
  • Health authorities

GSE graduates fill a need in today’s knowledge-based economy, as shown by the excellent placements of our graduates: 86% of the Class of 2013 were placed within 6 months of graduating.

The Barcelona Graduate School of Economics has been ranked by RePEc among the top 12 Economics Departments in the world and the top 3 in Europe.

Master courses in the Health Economics program include:

  • Economics of Financing and Health Care Systems
  • Statistics in Medicine
  • Economics of Innovation
  • Biomedicine and Biotechnology in Health Care
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Health Microeconometrics
  • the Economics of Health Care organisations
  • Policy Evaluation and Applied quantitative methods for Health Economics

View more information, watch the video and apply. 

Program Directors:
Prof. Pau Olivella (UAB and Barcelona GSE)
Prof. Guillem López-Casasnovas (UPF and Barcelona GSE).

Contact for more information.


Tip: More up to date educational events dealing with healthcare can be found online on the Education Database »medicine & health«.

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