Prof. Dr. Holger Hassel

Prof. Dr. Holger Hassel

Fields of Teaching and Research

  • Health Promotion and prevention:

    • Health literacy
    • Diet- and physical activity-related prevention for socially disadvantaged children and adolescents
    • participatory development of organizational development concepts for child care centers


  • Community based health promotion
  • Health counselling and education
  • Intervention mapping
  • Dietetics

University Activities

  • Head of the Institute for Applied Health Sciences (IaG)
  • Speaker of the research focus health promotion

Professional Memberships

  • Member  of the European Public Health Association - EUPHA
  • Member of the German Public Health Association - DGPH
  • Member of the editorial advisory board of nutrition of the aid infodienst, an information service covering the areas of consumer protection, food and agriculture

Curriculum Vitae

  • since 2011: Head of the Institute for Applied Health Sciences (IaG) at Coburg University of applied sciences and arts
  • since 2009: Professor at the Department of Social Work and Health at Coburg University of applied sciences and arts
  • 2005 - 2009: Head of the Public Health and nutrition research unit at the University of Bremen, central scientific unit the Bremen Institute for Research on Prevention and Social Medicine (BIPS)
  • 1996 - 2005: Senior Consultant in the fields of the healthcare sector, EFQM, Organizational development - mediKUR, Agentur für Gesundheits- und Kurtechnologie, Pro-Gesundheit an GQV Quality Consulting GmbH
  • 1996: Doctorate degree in Educational Sciences

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