auxHOT - Augsburg Healthcare Operations Talents
Augsburg Healthcare Operations Talents (auxHOT) is a support network for outstanding students of the University of Augsburg with an interest in the fields of modeling, analysis, and optimization in the healthcare sector. Not only our positioning at the interface of science and practice but also the cooperation with the University Hospital Augsburg and selected partner companies will provide you with interesting insights and opportunities.
In case of questions, please get in touch with the contact persons mentioned below.
About the program
Students are given the opportunity to make exciting contacts in science and practice. Exclusive access to events and close cooperation with the University Hospital Augsburg and selected partner companies will support you on your way to a successful career start in the healthcare sector:
- regular invitation to specialist lectures in the field of healthcare (operations) management
- exclusive insight behind the scenes of the University Hospital Augsburg (e.g.: operating room, emergency room, air rescue station, central pharmacy)
- exciting events and exchange with selected partner companies (e.g.: case studies, lectures, internships, plant tours)
- at various social events, you will have the opportunity to exchange ideas with your fellow scholarship holders as well as with employees of the chair
- the close contact with the Chair of "Health Care Operations/Health Information Management" facilitates your access to seminar papers, theses, or a job as a student or research assistant
- in regular newsletters, we will inform you about upcoming dates, current offers of our partner companies, and planned activities
Participants of the program have the opportunity to receive either the auxHOT-Basic (Bachelor) and/or the auxHOT-Advanced (Master) certificate after successful participation. The criteria for this are shown in the following graphic:
auxHOT - Basic Certificate
Average of 2.0 or better with the following:
- Bachelor thesis at the chair
- SOM seminar
- 1 software course (OPT, SIM, EXL)
- 3 specialist lectures (during the Bachelor)
- active participation in the program
auxHOT – Advanced Certificate
Average of 2.0 or better with the following:
Master thesis at the chair
HCOM - Lecture
3 specialist lectures (during the master)
- active participation in the program
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To be accepted into the program, the listed points (see below) should be fulfilled. Furthermore, you should have a strong interest in issues related to modeling, analysis, and optimization in the healthcare sector. The more of the listed criteria are met, the greater the chance of being accepted into the program:
enrollment at the University of Augsburg
above average high school graduation
above-average performance in the course of studies so far
in the Bachelor: Starting from the 4th semester
passed a written exam at the chair with a grade of 2.0 or better
very good knowledge of the German and English language
To apply, send an email with the following documents (as one pdf) to Dr. Christina Bartenschlager:
current curriculum vitae
current transcript of records
High school graduation certificate
if applicable, Bachelor's degree certificate
if applicable, further diplomas and certificates
You can apply at the end of the winter semester or the summer semester. The application phase usually begins at the end of the lecture period and ends shortly before the start of the following semester.