02.04.2019
Second Congress for „A Longer Better Life“ Fully Booked in Short Time

Second Congress for „A Longer Better Life“ Fully Booked in Short Time

Topical Issues and Renowned Speakers Guarantee Gerd Glaeske and the BKK24 a Full Audience

How can we motivate people of different social backgrounds to change their life style, their fitness behavior and their eating habits in order to live a healthier, longer and more satisfying life? Read more ...

26.03.2019
Allowance for Public Health Insurance of State Public Officials?

Allowance for Public Health Insurance of State Public Officials?

Policy brief by Heinz Rothgang for the State Parliament of Schleswig-Holstein

After Hamburg offered its public officials an allowance for the membership in the public health insurance other states in German also discuss that option. Among them is Schleswig-Holstein. Heinz Rothgang, Professor of Health Economics at SOCIUM, wrote a policy brief for a hearing on this issue in Schleswig-Holstein. Read more ...

08.03.2019
Federal Minister Hubertus Heil visited SOCIUM

Federal Minister Hubertus Heil visited SOCIUM

Recent Law-Making and the Situation of Social Policy Research subjects of the talk

The Federal Secretary of Labour and Social Affairs, Hubertus Heil, visited today SOCIUM Research Center on Inequality and Social Policy. Together with the Minister of Science, Health and Consumer Protection of the State of Bremen, Eva Quante-Brandt, the Federal Minister discussed questions of the situation of social policy research, the possibility of an improved secondary education in social policy affairs as well as issues of recent policy-making, especially the introduction of a basic pension system, with scientists of SOCIUM. Read more ...