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Medicine, Department

Medizinische Fakultät at the Uni Göttingen

Universitätsmedizin Göttingen (UMG)

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General remarks
This department is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Total number of students 3,290

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 6/12 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 92.0 %
Success rate first part of medical exam (M1) 88.0 %
Exam results second part of medical exam (M2) 497.0 standard points


Publications per professor 11.8
Citations per publication 8.2
Third party funds per professor 595.6
Doctorates per professor 1.5
Habilitation treatises per ten professors 1.8
Research reputation 12.6 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.3
Support in studies 2.0
Support in bedside teaching 2.2
Courses offered 2.7
Study organisation 1.6
Exams 1.8
Dovetailing of pre-clinic and clinic studies 2.5
Research orientation 2.7
Job market preparation 2.2
Support for stays abroad 2.5
Rooms 2.1
Library 1.4
IT-infrastructure 1.4
Skills labs 1.5
Overall study situation 1.9

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Orientation towards a learning objective check list which enables a learning spiral; modern teaching methods (POL, computer-assisted teaching formats, podcasts, amongst others); strong focus on practical experience (training in the student training centre for medical practice and simulation); modern examination methods (OSCE, key feature examinations, e-examinations); innovative evaluation system (honoured in 2014 by the Gesellschaft für Medizinische Ausbildung (Society for Medical Training)).
  • Arrangements of special exercises at the department
    Practise opportunities for learning practical and communication skills exist in the context of teaching units with simulation patients, in the teaching hospital (incl. teaching practice) and in our SkillsLab (STÄPS). We train lay actors within the framework of a simulation patient programme and specifically train them for patient roles in courses and examinations. The SkillsLab is available for curricular courses as well as for extracurricular peer teaching by 26 students and comprises 12 practice rooms with simulators and 7 seminar rooms.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Universität Aarhus, Dänemark; Universität Helsinki, Finnland; Universität Bordeaux, Frankreich; Universität Toulouse, Frankreich; Universität Bologna, Italien; Universität Riga, Lettland; Universiät Danzig, Polen; Universität Lissabon, Portugal; Universität Valencia, Spanien; Universität Cantabria (Elche), Spanien
  • Special features regarding research activities
    The research profile of Universitätsmedizin Göttingen (UMG; University Medicine Göttingen) is heavily characterised by the focal areas of the neurosciences and cardiovascular research. The Neuroscience Cluster of Excellence CNMPB is characterised by particularly intensive cooperation between university and non-university institutions of the Göttingen Campus. Both focal areas are funded by the BMBF (German Federal Ministry of Education and Research) as the locations of German health research centres (DZNE, DZHK) and, amongst other things, each is represented by a DFG-funded Collaborative Research Centre (CRC 889, CRC SFB 1002).
  • Other special features
    In research and teaching, close networking of the clinical-scientific facilities of the University Medical Centre with the natural science faculties of the University (especially biology and psychology, physics, chemistry) as well as the non-university research institutions on the Göttingen Campus. Participation of the Medical Faculty in numerous programmes of the natural science graduate school GAUSS (Georg-August-University School of Science).
  • Further information about study entry phase
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Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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