5th International Conference


Models of care in midwifery science

"Versorgungsmodelle im Fokus der Hebammenwissenschaft"

13th February 2020 (04:00 pm - 06:15 pm) and 14th February 2020 (09:00am – 05:30pm)

The conference venue is the Hochschule für Gesundheit - University of Applied Sciences, Department of Applied Health Sciences, Gesundheitscampus 6-8 in D-44801 Bochum (Germany), which is close to Düsseldorf Airport (40 minutes by train).


programm and greetings




Here you have the possibility to register for the 5th International Conference of the DGHWi.

Please use the following bank details for the bank transfer to register for the International Conference:


Deutsche Gesellschaft für Hebammenwissenschaft 

Name of the financial institution: 



DE49 4401 0046 0413 4884 65





Here you can find the conference costs.



The 5th International Conference provides a framework for professional exchange and networking of midwives in the European community. Therefore, we welcome contributions on research projects, educational programmes and their evaluation, as well as practice/model projects within the realm of midwifery. The conference's keynote speaker is Dr. Andrew Symon, who will share his research on models of midwifery care. He is a senior lecturer at the School of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Dundee, Scotland.


Please note: The conference will be conducted in English and German. All oral presentations will be simultaneously translated from German into English and from English into German. Presentations and poster presentations may be held in English or German.

For any kind of questions, feel free to contact the organisation team per email: Diese E-Mail-Adresse ist vor Spambots geschützt! Zur Anzeige muss JavaScript eingeschaltet sein!

Leisure activities in the Ruhr area:

Here is a link with information:


Accommodation in Bochum

with continents for the conference 2020


Acor Hotel

6,8 km

approx. 24 min

public transport



Single room: from 73€/night

reserved until 20.12.2019

Keyword: DGHWi-conference




Hotel Claudius

4,9 km

approx. 24 min

public transport


Single room: from 109€/night

reserved until 01.01.2020




Haus Vocke

3,4 km

approx. 19 min

public transport


reserved until 15.12.2019





Kolpinghaus Bochum

9,3 km

approx. 30 min

public transport





from 72€/night double room with shower,

from 55€/night single room with shower,

from 59€/night double room with shower on the floor,

from 42€/night single room with shower on the floor

reserved until 12/2019


Jugendherberge Bochum

9,6 km

approx. 30 min

public transport




reserved until 07.01.2019