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Medicine, Department

Medizinische Fakultät Heidelberg at the Uni Heidelberg

  • Im Neuenheimer Feld 672
  • 69120 Heidelberg
  • Phone: +49 6221 56-22702
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General remarks
This department is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Total number of students 3,560

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 10/12 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 85.4 %
Success rate first part of medical exam (M1) 92.0 %
Exam results second part of medical exam (M2) 536.0 standard points


Publications per professor 26.7
Citations per publication 9.7
Third party funds per professor 1,168.8
Doctorates per professor 3.4
Habilitation treatises per ten professors 4.2
Research reputation 59.4 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.3
Support in studies 2.1
Support in bedside teaching 1.8
Courses offered 2.1
Study organisation 1.6
Exams 1.7
Dovetailing of pre-clinic and clinic studies 2.1
Research orientation 2.2
Job market preparation 2.1
Support for stays abroad 1.9
Rooms 2.3
Library 1.5
IT-infrastructure 2.1
Skills labs 1.7
Overall study situation 1.7

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Decentralised organisation of teaching via module leaders and teaching coordinators, feedback with the Dean of Studies through regular conferences and discussions and the teaching leaders in the subjects; numerous quality assurance measures via evaluation, feedback to the subjects, the offer of lecturer and examiner training and teaching advice; coordination of all initiatives for the further development of teaching via the Study Commission; very close cooperation with students and student representatives.
  • Arrangements of special exercises at the department
    MediKit, SkillsLabs, communication training with drama patients, pre-clinical elective sono course, clinical elective emergency medicine.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Universität Kopenhagen, Dänemark; Universität Bologna, Italien; Universität Montpellier, Frankreich; Universität Oslo, Norwegen; Universität Warschau, Polen; Universität Wien, Österreich; Universität Lissabon, Portugal; Universität Barcelona, Spanien; Karolinska Institut Stockholm, Schweden; Universität Instanbul, Türkei
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Broad range of a full faculty with a focus on infectious diseases, cardiovascular research, neurosciences, translational and individualized oncology, transplantation and individualized immunotherapy; high level of interdisciplinarity; high level of activity in collaborative projects, among others. 8 SFBs; partner location of 4 German Centres for Health Research (DZL, DZIF, DZHK and DKTK) and associated with the DZD; partner in the HiGHmed consortium (National Initiative for Medical Informatics); Alexander von Humboldt Professorship for Global Health; close cooperation/research alliances.
  • Further information on research activities
  • 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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