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Medicine, Department

Fakultät für Gesundheit at the Uni Witten/Herdecke (priv.)

Department für Humanmedizin

  • Alfred-Herrhausen-Straße 50
  • 58448 Witten
  • Phone: +49 2302 926-700
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General remarks
This department is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Total number of students 730
Number of master degree students no Master's degree courses offered

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 7/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 94.9 % *

International orientation

International orientation, master's


Publications per professor 19.3
Citations per publication 4.0
Third party funds per professor 171.7
Doctorates per professor 2.1
Habilitation treatises per ten professors 5.1
Research reputation < 1%

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.6
Support in studies 1.5
Support in bedside teaching 1.4
Courses offered 1.9
Study organisation 1.4
Exams 1.9
Dovetailing of pre-clinic and clinic studies 1.3
Clerkship 1.6
Research orientation 2.3
Job market preparation 1.4
Support for stays abroad 1.8
Rooms 1.6
Library 3.6 *
IT-infrastructure 2.7
Skills labs rank group not assignable
Overall study situation 1.6

Degree courses with details

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Since 2000, the UWH has offered the model degree course in Medicine, the guiding principle of which is the medical professional who is able to learn. Problem-based learning is also a fundamental part of didactics in Witten, as well as patient contact from the first semester, a sound clinical-practical training over approx. 54 block weeks and the core courses offered in the four integrated curricula areas on the topics of communication, research methods and practice, ethics and health economics. A further an integral part of the course is the Studium fundamentale relating to Art History, Philosophy, Politics and Culture.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    The UWH offers students in the model medical study programme a network of international cooperation partners. Of particular note is the cooperation with the Southern Medical University of Guangzhou (China), where students can do practical-year tri-semesters and TCM internships. There is also cooperation between the UWH and the Metro Health Medical Center in Cleveland Ohio, with nine practical-year places per year in the field of internal medicine. At the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Tromso (Norway), students can study a comprehensive module in paediatrics, gynaecology, genetics and global health.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Erasmus-Partnerhochschulen: Universidade de Coimbra, Université Jean Monnet de Saint Etienne, Università degli Studi die Torino, Università degli Studi di Siena; The Arctic University of Norway; Medical University of Warsaw; Yeditepe University; SEMP: Universität Bern
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    The university has developed a concept for diversity management. A diversity steering group is responsible for its implementation.
  • Further information on research activities
  • Further information about study entry phase
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