2nd Conference of the Swiss Society of Health Economics


About the conference

The conference aims to bring together researchers, policy-makers and practitioners to showcase and discuss cutting-edge research and emerging ideas in health economics. The theme of the conference is «Efficiency of Health Care Systems». Submissions related to this theme are particularly welcome, but proposals from all areas of health economics will be considered for inclusion in the program.

The conference will take place on January 15, 2021 at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences in Winterthur.

Conference venue: Zurich University of Applied Sciences, School of Management and Law



Online submission of abstracts is open until midnight CET September 7, 2020.

Submitting an abstract requires you to give the following information:

  • your particulars
  • co-authors
  • title of the abstract
  • abstract (maximum 1500 characters for Objectives, Methods, Results, Discussion)

Notification about acceptance will be given by the end of September. 


Registration will open on October 6, 2020.

If you want to attend the workshop without submitting an abstract, you are very welcome as well. The congress fee is

  • CHF 30 for members of the Swiss Society of Health Economics (sggö) and
  • CHF 50 for non-members.

Please click here to apply for membership (for 2021 membership) of the sggö. Please note that registration will close on December 19, 2020 and not be possible after this date.

Registration fee includes a conference package, admission to all sessions (keynote, parallel sessions), lunch and refreshments. Please note that members of the sggö have to pay the membership fee prior to the conference. If not, they pay the regular fee for non-members.

Key dates

Abstract submission*

March 2 - September 7

Notification of applicants

September 28

Preliminary Conference Program

October 5

Conference Registration

October 6 - December 19


January 15

* Abstracts already submitted by April 28 may be resubmitted in a revised version.

Scientific Committee

Stefan Felder, University of Basel

Stefan Boes, University of Lucerne

Fabrizio Mazzonna, University of Lugano

Mark Dusheiko, University of Lausanne

Simon Wieser, Zurich University of Applied Sciences

Beatrix Eugster, University of St. Gallen