University Hospital Tubingen

Tubingen, Germany
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94% PatientScore?
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3.4 on Google
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University Hospital Tubingen
University Hospital Tubingen
University Hospital Tubingen

About the hospital

University Hospital Tubingen, founded in 1805, is one of the leading centres of German university medicine. As one of the 32 university hospitals in Germany, the hospital successfully combines first-class treatment, research and teaching.

The hospital includes 1585 beds for inpatients. More than 385,000 inpatients and 75,000 outpatients worldwide benefit from the link between science and practice every year, as 17 clinics and 20 centres bring specialists from all fields under one roof. The university hospital, the region's largest employer, has about 10,000 full-time and part-time employees. With around 600 apprentices in over ten different professions, the University Hospital Tubingen is the largest apprenticeship provider in the region.

According to Focus medical magazine, the University Hospital of Tubingen is one of the top five clinics in Germany. The hospital was the first in Germany to confirm the high quality and efficiency of medical care with the KTQ certification. The hospital's specialists cooperate in various fields and offer modern, research-based treatment for all patients. The University Hospital researches to improve diagnosis, treatment, and healing processes. Many new advanced treatments are being clinically tested and applied in Tübingen. In 2018 the hospital's team of neurologists was awarded the Eva Luise Kohler Research Prize for developing the first specific drug therapy for severe early epilepsy. In addition, the hospital opened Germany's first certified breast centre for breast cancer patients and enjoyed a first-class reputation in cancer diagnosis and treatment, as well as onco surgery for ovarian, uterine and cervical cancer.

The University Hospital Tubingen is one of the most advanced medical institutions, offering a wide range of general and highly specialized medical services. The hospital has 41 specialized departments, including transplantology, haematology, oncology, paediatrics, internal medicine, neurology and neurosurgery, cardiothoracic surgery, gynaecology, mammology and obstetrics. The medical team focuses on the patient, so the hospital is proud of its achievements in diagnosing and treating various diseases.

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Founded in 1805
450,000 patients
1,600 beds available
N/A departments

Is the clinic in the top 5 best hospitals in Germany?

The medical journal “Focus” included the hospital in the ranking of the five best in Germany for developing innovative surgical and medical treatment and the high efficiency of treatment compared with the average indicators in other medical institutions.

What is unique about University Hospital Tubingen?

The hospital was the first to develop pharmaceuticals to treat severe epilepsy and opened a certified breast cancer centre. Also, the clinic expanded the range of medical services in treating women's health and uses DaVinci oncological surgery in gynaecology for the disease of various difficulties.

What range of services does the hospital offer?

The multidisciplinary medical centre offers a wide range of treating hemato-oncological diseases, pediatric and adult gastroenterological, cardiological and gynaecological diseases, mammology and obstetrics, and conducts highly effective operations in transplantology, neurosurgery, cardiothoracic surgery.

Can I get a second medical opinion?

Due to the variety of the staff and certified centres, the clinic provides consultations and obtains a second opinion even for foreign patients. In addition, in case the patient can be a candidate for some treatment, the staff will prepare a follow-up treatment program based on the distant opinion.

About the city

Tubingen is a beautiful quiet place, one of the best destinations in Europe. The city is part of Baden Württemberg and is located just 40 minutes from Stuttgart. This land is a must-see for lovers of castles and the best-hidden gems in Germany.

Tubingen is a traditional town but can also be very modern and trendy. It is primarily a university city with over 28,500 students. Tubingen is a vibrant city with a rich cultural offer and many events throughout the year. The town's charming shops, bars and restaurants make it an ideal place to relax or take a walk. One of the sights of the city is the dam with the Holderlin Tower. Sights in the Old Town include the Town Hall and Hohentubingen Castle. Built in 1435, the Town Hall on Marktplatz was decorated in 1511 with a decorative astronomical clock that still works today. Residents of the city also love a variety of festivals. The annual boat race around the island on the Neckar guarantees plenty of raucous entertainment on the Tübingen calendar of events.

In 1995, the German weekly Focus published a national survey according to which Tubingen had the highest quality of life in Germany. The town is famous for its research activities. Tübingen is home to several research institutes, including the Max Planck Institute for biological cybernetics, developmental biology and intelligent systems. The Eberhard Karl University of Tübingen was founded in 1477, making it one of the oldest in Germany. Including university hospitals, it is also the city's largest employer. In addition, University Hospital Tubingen provides high-quality medical care to more than half a million patients annually.

Life in Tubingen is in the heart of Europe, one of Germany's most picturesque and economically competitive regions. It is a bustling medieval city with a young, international, energetic population and rich cultural and artistic life. Lectures, concerts, film festivals and much more: life in Tubingen is never dull.

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