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Heidelberg University Hospital


Heidelberg, Germany

Heidelberg University Hospital - Overview

Medicine of the Highest Standard

Heidelberg University Hospital is one of Europe`s leading medical centers. World-renowned experts provide comprehensive care of the highest international standards in all medical specialties. Heidelberg University Hospital attracts patients from all over Germany and many other countries.

Scientific Excellence for Your Health - for more than 600 Years

The history of medicine in Heidelberg dates back to the year 1386. The defining attribute of Heidelberg University is its relentless aspiration to higher academic performance together with the recognition of its hospital as an international hallmark for quality. In 2007, Heidelberg University was appointed as a German Elite University by the German Research Association and the German Council of Science and Humanities.

Outstanding areas of expertise are:

  • Tumor diseases
    • Interdisciplinary diagnosis and choice of treatment at the National Center for Tumor Diseases NCT
    • Classical and adjuvant chemotherapy, antibody therapy, etc.
    • Surgical treatment using the latest technologies
    • Highly innovative radiation therapy, including proton and heavy ion beam therapy
    • Stem cell transplantation
    • Multiple pain therapy methods
    • Psychooncology
  • Cardiovascular diseases
  • Neurological diseases
  • Metabolic diseases and hormonal disorders
  • Muscoloskeletal diseases
  • Transplantation (for international patients: living liver and living kidney transplantation; stem cell transplantation)
  • Pregnancy and gynecological diseases
  • Childhood diseases

The following features guarantee effective diagnosis and treatment:

  • highly qualified and experienced personnel, including many internationally
  • renowned professors
  • interdisciplinary cooperation between specialists from different medical divisions
  • rapid implementation of knowledge gained from research
  • treatments based on current standards (standard operating procedures) and ongoing quality assurance measures
  • the most modern technical equipment


  • Transportation services
  • Visa arrangements
  • Interpreters available on demand


  • Accommodation arrangements
  • Vegetarian food
  • Special order food


  • Private Rooms
  • Cafeteria/restaurant
  • Phone in rooms
  • Internet connection
  • Pharmacy


  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Ukrainian


  • Doctors have liability insurance
  • Hospitals has liability insurance


  • Number of doctors: 1400
  • Number of beds: 1900
  • Year established: 1386
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