Health Sciences

The Alma Mater Europaea - ECM graduate Health Sciences program trains current and future health professionals from a variety of disciplines by developing and enhancing research, evaluative and planning skills.

Current challenges facing health care systems worldwide offer a wide array of opportunities for health sciences professions to improve approaches to health care. Guided and mentored by the Alma Mater Europaea - ECM faculty, you will develop strong research skills and discover new knowledge and novel ways of solving problems. In the second year of the study program students choose a specialty from four modules: Physical therapy, Nursing, Public health or Integrative health sciences.

Academic excellence. Innovative programs. Real-world connections. First-class educational experience. Impact your career. Study in the heart of Europe.



  Course ECTS
Total per year 60
Total per study program 120
1. semester
1 Research, research methods and statistics 10
2 Ethical approach and communication skills in health care 10
3 Public health 5
4 Quality and safety in health care 5
Total 30
2. semester
5 Health legislation with emphasis on patient rights 5
6 Preventive methods in health care 10
7 Mental health 10
8 Health care demography 5
Total 30


  Course ECTS
Total per year 60
Total per study program 120
3. semester
9 Scientific writing and qualitative research methods in health care 10
10 Mandatory course from selected module 1 5
11 Mandatory course from selected module 2 5
12 Elective course 1 5
13 Elective course 2 5
Total 30
4. semester
14 Elective course 3 5
15 Master thesis 25
Total 30


  MODULE Physical Theraoy – mandatory courses  
1 Rehabilitation 6
2 Manual medicine and manual therapy 6
  MODULE Nursing - mandatory courses  
1 Healthy lifestyle education 6
2 Modern patient treatment theories from the nursing perspective 6
  MODULE Public health - mandatory courses  
1 Healthy lifestyle education 6
2 Public health epidemology 6
  MODULE Integrative health sciences – mandatory courses  
1 Integrative and complementary medicine forms 6
2 Scientific approach in integrative health sciences 6


1 Stress in health care and supervision 5
2 Modern approaches in the field of geriatric health care 5
3 Employee career development and coaching 5
4 Health care system and processes management 5
5 Complementary forms in health care 5
6 Acupuncture and traditional chinese medicine 5
7 Information – quantum technology in health care 5
8 Body and mind medicine 5
9 Rehabilitation 5
10 Manual medicine and manual health care 5
11 Healthy lifestyle education 5
12 Modern patient treatment theories from the nursing perspective 5
13 Public health epidemology 5
14 Scientific approach in integrative health sciences 5
15 Integrative and complementary medicine forms 5
16 Selected sections from human functional anatomy 5
17 Integrative oncology 5




Undergraduate: Physical Therapy
Graduate: Health Sciences


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Dušanka Mičetić-Turk, M.D., Ph.D., received her doctorate from the University of Ljubljana and her honorary doctorate from the University in Oulu. She finished her specialization in pediatrics in UKC Ljubljana. Professor Mičetić-Turk spent her career at the University Medical Center Maribor. She is Head of the Chair for paediatrics at the Medical faculty University of Maribor since 2004.

Simultaneously with her clinical work she carried out research, particularly in the field of the celiac disease, IBD, nutrition and pediatric gastroenterology in general as well as education and research methods.                                                        

She has published more than 360 papers, book chapters, and review articles. Prof. Mičetić-Turk has been lecturing in the field of graduate and post-graduate education for many years. She is a mentor to junior doctors, physicians doing a specialization course, graduates working for master’s degree and Ph.D. She is a member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts.


Most experts agree that major advances in the improvement of health in the future will not come from new medical breakthroughs or cures, but rather from the broader development and application of population-based prevention programs. The Alma Mater Europaea - ECM master's program in Health sciences aims to develop a dynamic, vital, and productive community of future leading health sciences professionals.

All our lectures are filmed and e-learning supported. You can watch them in live stream and re-run them at home as many times as you like.


The Alma Mater Europaea - ECM master’s program in Health sciences prepares graduates for roles in a wide variety of public and regulatory agencies, in profit and not-for-profit private health agencies, and in health services research. Career opportunities are available in settings such as:

  • Hospitals and health centers
  • General and specialized clinics
  • Health resorts
  • Healthcare institutions
  • Research institutions
  • Retirement facilities
  • DURATION: 4 semesters / 2 years
  • TITLE: Master of Health Sciences
  • LOCATION: Slovenia
  • START DATES: October

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