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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Special features regarding teachingSince 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 orientationThe 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 abroadsErasmus-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 advancementThe university has developed a concept for diversity management. A diversity steering group is responsible for its implementation.
Further information on research activitieswww.uni-wh.de/gesundheit/#forschung
Further information about study entry phasehttps://www.uni-wh.de/studium/studiengaenge/modellstudiengang-medizin-staatsexamen/
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