Institute of Health Economics and Management

Faculty of Business and Economics

Institute of Health Economics and Management (IEMS)
Quartier UNIL-Chamberonne
Bâtiment Extranef
CH-1015 Lausanne
Téléphone : 021 692 33 20
Fax : 021 692 36 55

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The Institute of Health Economics and Management (IEMS) is a joint institute of the Faculty of Business and Economics (HEC) and the Faculty of Biology and Medicine (FBM) of the University of Lausanne. IEMS is also attached to the Vaud County Teaching Hospital (CHUV) via its Department of Community Medicine and Health (DUMSC).

It closely collaborates with other DUMSC institutes, notably the Institute of Social and Preventives Medicine (IUMSP) and the Policlinic (PMU).

In addition, the IEMS is a partner of the Swiss School of Public Health+ (SSPH+) and member of various networks of national and international academic institutions, such as the consortium of the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europa (SHARE).

IEMS objectives :
  • To respond to the growing challenges in health care delivery and financing as well as the general promotion of good health at the population level

  • To conduct interdisciplinary analyses of health care markets organizations and population health issues, which inform the health policy debate in Switzerland and abroad

  • To organize teaching programs in health economics, health care management and public health to improve the educational opportunities of future leaders in health care science and policy in Switzerland


Analyse comparative des systèmes de santé
Analyses coûts-bénéfices
Droit de la santé
Efficacité et équité
Health econometrics
Health economics
Management des organisations sanitaires
Méthodes statistiques de la santé
Régulation et concurrence
Réseaux de santé et Managed Care
Social insurance
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