Prof. Dr. Walter Bruchhausen

Group Leader
Global Health – Social and Cultural Aspects
Section Global Health, Institute for Hygiene and Public Health
University of Bonn Medical Center
Venusberg-Campus 1
53127 Bonn, Germany
Phone: +49 (0) 228 287 10318
Email: walter.bruchhausen(at)

Research Focus

Being licensed to read (habilitation) among others medical anthropology I conduct and support research projects on the social and cultural dimension of health care, especially in regions outside Europe and in global collaboration or perspectives. Issues concern various aspects of health governance, methods include qualitative social research and mixed-methods. The research group consists of researchers from medicine and public health, social and cultural disciplines, philosophy and theology.