Elske Ammenwerth regularly teaches in bachelor, master and Ph.D. programs in health informatics and related fields. Her lectures cover the following topics, among others:

  • Introduction to health informatics
  • IT project management in health care
  • Hospital information systems
  • Evaluation of health information systems
  • Tactical and strategic information management
  • Frank van Swieten Lecture on hospital information systems (international lecture with Universities of Amsterdam, Leipzig, Braunschweig, Heidelberg/Heilbronn)
  • Clinical documentation systems
  • Nursing informatics
  • Applied clinical informatics
  • Research methods
  • Recent topics in health informatics

Elske Ammenwerth also is the initiator and director of the online-based postgraduate master program in Health Information Management at UMIT.

She has supervised 13 Ph.D. theses, around 50 master theses, and around 50 bachelor theses.