German Conference for Health Services Research

The annual "German Conference for Health Services Research (DKVF)" is a core element of the network's activities. This series of conferences was opened in 2002.
Over 800 participants* from science, health insurance companies, health policy and service providers as well as patients* met digitally for the 20th DKVF in early October 2021.
Further information on the upcoming and past congresses can be found on our German page.

DNVF-Forum Health Services Research

The DNVF Forum on Health Services Research was introduced by resolution of the General Assembly on 24.10.2013. It serves as a discussion platform for all stakeholders in health care. At the forum, the DNVF moderates current issues in health care provision with all stakeholders. The topics of past and current DNVF Forum Health Services Research can be found here DNVF-Forum VF.

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DNVF also organises meetings and workshops at annual conferences and congresses of its own member companies on request. Further information and the following DNVF @ events can be found here DNVF @ ...


With the seminars of the Spring School, the DNVF contributes to the foundation for high-quality health care research. The Spring School offers a wide range of courses, both thematically and in terms of methodological depth, for both beginners and experienced health care researchers. The 10th Spring School took place digitally from 28.-31.10.2022. Spring School