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Research at the Medical Faculty of Heidelberg

 

The Medical Faculty of Heidelberg is, according to numerous surveys and rankings, on of the leading institutions of medical research and education in Germany.

 

Research at the Medical Faculty of Heidelberg and Heidelberg University Hospital means close relation between laboratory work and medical care, swift transfer of new insights into clinical trials, modern teaching in step with actual praxis and well-directed promotion of young researchers. It is characterised by a high degree of multidisciplinary collaboration beyond the boundaries of departments and institutes, especially in basic and clinical research.

 

The research at the Faculty of Medicine of Heidelberg focuses on five areas of primary importance:

The Medical Faculty of Heidelberg and the Heidelberg University Hospital conduct numerous collaborative research centres, research training groups , research units and clinical research units funded by the DFG (German Research Foundation), which represent the above mentioned areas of focus to a large extent. Additionally, further medical and scientific institutions at the University of Heidelberg as well as other cooperating institutions contribute to Heidelberg's position as a location of research. 

  

The Deanery of Research of the Medical Faculty of Heidelberg

The Deanery of Research offers researchers at the Medical Faculty of Heidelberg advisory and administrative support with applications and arrangement of research projects, individual inquiries concerning fund raising from third party funds and administrative support with the promotion programmes for research and young researchers, offered by the Medical Faculty of Heidelberg.

Collaborative Research Centers (CRC) and CRC/Transregios (SFB and SFB-Transregio)

 Additionally, the Medical Faculty of Heidelberg participates in following Collaborative Research Centres:

  Research Training Groups (GRK)

 

The Medical Faculty participates also in following Research Training Groups:

Research Units (FOR)

Participation exists also in:

Clinical Research Units (KFO)

Participation also exists in:

 Priority Programmes (SPP)

Participation:

 

Initiative for Excellence

For more information on the Initiative for Excellence at the University of Heidelberg visit the University's Initiative for Excellence page.

Joint research projects promoted by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

Scientists at the Medical Faculty of Heidelberg participate in numerous joint research projects promoted by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research. Following projects are being coordiated at present:

    

University's scientific institutions

Other cooperating research institutions 

International partnerships

  

  

Last update: 12.10.2017


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