Being a new health university the UMIT in Hall/Tyrol is specialized in the new areas of occupation and research and therefore also in current challenges in health care and technology.

Its thematic focus lies on mechatronics, biomedical informatics and technology, economics in health care, psychology, health sciences, public health, health technology assessment, gerontology and nursing sciences, supplemented by university courses the UMIT provides an educational and training offer on a high-quality university level in the areas that proved themselves of high importance in modern health care and technology.