About us


Since autumn 2003, Prof. Dr. Reiner Leidl is Director of the the Institute of Health Economics and Health Care Management (IGM). He also holds the chair of business studies, health economics and health care management at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich. Deputy Director of the IGM is PD Dr. Lars Schwettmann.

At present, the IGM has 20 scientific employees and 4 technical staff. Academically, the spectrum of disciplines comprises economics, public health, social sciences, statistics und medicine. 

The institute includes three research groups and a former junior research group:

IGM also forms part of the “Munich Centre for Health Sciences (MC-Health)” that has been jointly established by the Helmholtz Zentrum München, the Munich University and the Bavarian Ministry of Science, Research and Arts.