The Faculty of Medicine in Heidelberg has existed since the founding of Germany’s oldest university in 1386. Since then, scientists have been working to develop the foundations for new therapies and to improve existing treatment methods. Research at the Medical Faculty of Heidelberg means close links between laboratory bench and bedside, rapid implementation of new findings in clinical trials, a practical, modern teaching and a targeted promotion of junior researchers. The Medical Faculty of Heidelberg belongs – as numerous studies and rankings prove – to the leading institutions of medical research and student education in Germany.
The research at the Medical Faculty and the University Hospital Heidelberg is characterized by a high degree of interdisciplinarity across departments and institutes, especially between clinical research and basic research.
The University of Heidelberg is the oldest university in Germany, and has a long tradition of research and teaching in medicine.Then as now, medicine in Heidelberg is internationally respected and a magnet for students, teachers and researchers from all over the world. At the Medical Faculty of Heidelberg you can study medicine , dentistry and medical informatics . Since 2011,they have also been offering the bachelor’s degree program Interprofessional Health Care .