University Hospital Tübingen (UKT)

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Founded in 1805, the University Hospital Tübingen (UKT) is one of the leading centers of German university medicine. As one of 33 University Hospitals in Germany, it contributes to a successful combination of top-level medicine, research, and teaching.

More than 400,000 in - and outpatients from around the world benefit from this connection of science and practice each year, since the UKT's clinics, institutes, and centers unite specialists from all fields under one roof. Its experts collaborate across disciplines and offer state-of-the-art research-based treatment to all patients. The University Hospital does research to improve diagnostics, therapies, and healing processes. Many new cutting-edge treatments are clinically tested and applied in Tübingen.

Medical research in the Neurosciences is part of the University of Tübingen's Excellence Cluster. UKT scientists are members of the Werner Reichardt Centre for Integrative Neurosciences (CIN) and carry out research at the Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research (HIH). They also work closely with the Faculty of Medicine. Oncology and Immunology, Infection Biology, Vascular Medicine, and Diabetes are further focus areas of research at the UKT. The University Hospital is a reliable partner in four of the six German Centres for Health Research (DZG) created by the Federal Government.

Tomorrow's doctors and health care professionals are taught at the UKT. As the region's largest employer, the University Hospital employs around 9,000 full and part-time employees. With around 600 apprentices in over ten different professions, the University Hospital Tübingen is the largest provider of apprenticeships in the region.

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