General Methods

The General Methods describe the basic work procedures of the Institute. They describe in detail, among other things, the scientific principles followed by IQWiG, the sequence of the individual steps followed in the production of the work results, the procedure of the collaboration with external experts and how IQWiG's results are published.

General Methods: Draft of Version 6.1 (German version)

Methods Paper 6.0

IQWiG publishes new version of its General Methods – English translation now available

A methodological proposal for developing IQWiG patient information

Here you will find the previous drafts and versions of the IQWiGmethods on cost-benefit assessment. Pleasenote: In Version 4.2, the revised methods for health economicevaluation have been reintegrated into the General Methods as the new Chapter 4.