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Dentistry, Department

Medizinische Fakultät Heidelberg at the Uni Heidelberg

  • Im Neuenheimer Feld 672
  • 69120 Heidelberg
  • Phone: +49 6221 56-22702
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Basic information

Total number of students 560
Provision of instruments pre-clinical no
Provision of instruments for clinical studies yes, mainly free of costs

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 83.1 %


Publications per professor 13.5
Citations per publication 3.0
Third party funds per professor 166.3
Doctorates per professor 7.6
Habilitation treatises in ten years 21.0

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 3.3
Support in studies 3.3
Courses offered 3.2
Study organisation 2.7
Exams 3.1
Research orientation 3.1
Job market preparation 2.5
Support for stays abroad 4.4
Rooms 1.9
Library 2.1
Dentist's Chairs 2.2
Phantom Heads 2.1
Overall study situation 2.8

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Teaching in Heidelberg is characterised by a strong emphasis on hands-on and interdisciplinary treatment of patients under the supervision of calibrated assistants and senior physicians with many years of experience. The HeiCuDent reform curriculum serves as a model for the new licensing regulations and already implements many of the planned interdisciplinary modules (e.g. integrated courses, communication modules, focus on natural science subjects in the 1st-4th semester, intensive skills lab training).
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Numerous international research cooperations have been established, e.g. with the universities of Seoul. Scientists of the MZK Clinic are active in international organisations, e.g. IADR, CED, ORCA, ADEE. There are student exchange programmes with the universities of Montpellier (France) and Minnesota (USA), which enable students to complete their studies without any loss of time.
  • Treatment- and Simulation-units
    40 dental chairs, 81 phantom heads
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Current research projects are mainly in the field of new technologies: Additive manufacturing techniques in restorative dentistry, Optical 3D scanning techniques, MRI in the jaw, Personalized orthodontics using highly individualized orthodontic appliances, HEiKA cooperation on navigated surgical techniques (AI & robotics), Molecular mechanisms of tooth movement. Other research interests include: Geronto-stomatology (centenarian study), oral biofilm (AROB), masticatory function analyses with implant-prosthetic dentures.
  • 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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