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Medic's Guide to Work and Electives Around the World - Electives, hospitals, medical schools, medicine, nursing, travel, work,  NGOs, voluntary work, UK, USA, Australia, New Zealand, Mark Wilson
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Population 81.6 million
Capital: Berlin
Language: German
Currency: Deutsche Mark
Int Code: +49

Useful Addresses:

Ministry of Health, Bonn 53108 Tel: +49 228 9410 Fax: 228 9414900
German Medical Association: Bundesärztekammer, Herbert-Lewin-Strasse 1, D 50931 Cologne Tel: +49 221 4003 209 Fax: 221 4004 380
German Nurses Association: Deutscher Berufversband für Pflegeberufe, Hauptsrasse 392, D 65760 Eschborn Tel: +49 6173 65086 Fax: 6173 61644 www.dbfk.de 
German Dental Association: Bundeszahnärzekammer, Postfach 410168, D 50861, Cologne www.bzaek.de 
German Physiotherapy Association: Deutzer Freiheit 72-74, D 50679 Cologne Tel: +49 221 9810270 Fax: 221 98102725 www.zvk.org 
German Occupational Therapy Association: Deutscher Verband der Ergotherapeuten, Postfach 2208 D 76303, Karlsbad

Some Hospitals and Medical Schools:

Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hoschschule Aachen, Medizinische Fakultät
Pauwelsstraße 30, D52062 Aachen Tel: +49 241 808 9168, Fax: 241 888 8470 www.ukaachen.de 

Medizinische Fakultät Charité der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, D13353 Berlin Tel: +49 30 450 70011 Fax: 30 450 70911
www.rz.hu-berlin.de/ or www.charite.de/home 
Charité, established in the early eighteenth century, gets its name from its humble beginnings as a pest house during the Plague. The medical college, mainly for military personnel, was incorporated into Berlin University in 1806. Initially the new medical college was separate from the Charité and hence built new hospitals (such as the Surgical University Clinic) which is still in use. Today this huge institution is spread over three campuses, Charité Mitte, Virchow-Clinic, Berlin-Buch. 

Freie Universitaet Berlin, Universitätsklinikum Benjamin Franklin, Fachbereich Humanmedizin Hindenburgdamm 30, D12200 Berlin Tel: +49 8445 3321, Fax: 8445 4451 http://www.medizin.fu-berlin.de/ 

Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Medizinischen Fakultaet, Am Hof 1b, D53113 Bonn Tel: +49 228 737 246, Fax: +49 228 737 077
http://www.meb.uni-bonn.de/institute/institute.html Founded in 1818, this large university uses 12 different hospitals totalling 1500 beds.

Universität zu Köln, Medizinische Fakultät
, Joseph-Stelzmann-Straße 9, Lindenburg, Köln 41, Tel: +49 221 478 0 Fax: 221 478 4095 www.medizin.uni-koeln.de Founded in 1901, the medical college uses 12 hospitals in Cologne and surrounding areas one being: Kliniken Der Stadt Koln, Kinderkrankenhaus, Amsterdamer Strasse 59, 50735 Köln, Germany.

Medizinische Fackultät Carl Gustav Carus der Technischen Universität Dresden, Fiedlerstraße 27, Dresden Tel: +49 0351 4580
www.tu-dresden.de/medf/ Originally founded as a military training institute in 1748, it was refounded in 1954 as a medical school. New building work is trying to locate everything on to one site.

Henriche Heine Universität Düsseldorf
, Medizinische Fakultät, Univeritätsstraße 1, 40225 Düsseldorf Tel: +49 211 81 12242 Fax: 21181 12285 www.uni-duesseldorf.de The University (founded in the early twentieth century) uses a number of specialist hospitals, including a neurology hospital. In total it has around 2000 beds.

Klinikum der Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Theodor-Stern-Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt Tel: +49 69 6301 62 89 Fax: 69 630 159 22 www.uni-frankfurt.de. This huge medical centre (founded in 1914) has 1465 beds with 60 buildings. The medical college also uses another 13 hospitals in Frankfurt itself.

Freiburg im Breisgau, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Medizinische Fakultät , Werthmannplatz, D-79098 Freiburg im Breisgau Tel: +49 761 203 5033, Fax: 761 203 5039 www.uni-freiburg.de The school’s main hospital is Klinikum der Albert-Ludwigs Universität (Innere Medezin I, Hugstetter Strasse 55, Freiburg im Breisgau D-79106). It’s a friendly place where students are given reasonable responsibility and procedures (central lines, bone marrow aspirates) to do. In the oncology/haematology department everyone (from consultants to domestics) has breakfast together to discuss patients. 

Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen, Rudolf-Buchheim-Straße 8, D-35392 Giessen Tel: +49 641 99 40000 Fax: 641 99 40009 www.med.uni-giessen.de Founded in 1607, Giessen has had an interesting history, including famous scientists such as Roentgen, inventor of the X-ray. The new medical/surgical centre is on campus hill with good views of the Taunus foothills and Lahn valley. It has all major specialities, including cardiothoracic, trauma and neurosurgery. The university is also affiliated with hospitals in nearby towns. It has a forensic medicine department.

Universität Göttingen, Medizinische Fakultät, Robert Cook STR40, 37075 Göttingen, Germany Tel: +49 551 39 6988 www.uni-gottingen.de 

Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität Greifswald, Bereich Medizin, Fleischmannstr 8, 17487 Greifswald Tel: +49 3834 86 5000 Fax: 3834 86 5002 www.medizin.uni-greifswald.de  Greifswald (founded 1456) provides all major departments, including three medical departments and forensic medicine (Insitut für Rechtsmedizin Tel: +49 86 5743 Fax: 86 5752).

Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Bereich Medizin, Leninallee 5, Halle/Saale Tel: +49 345 557 1893 Fax: 345 557 1493  www.halle.de
Halle (founded in the early eighteenth century) has everything from paediatric cardiology to trauma surgery. Full addresses and contacts are on their web site.

Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, 30623, Hannover, Germany Tel: +49 511 532 1 Fax: 511 532 5550 www.mh-hannover.de The Medical School of Hannover, although new (1965), has grown rapidly and now has 1350 beds in its main clinic on campus as well as 18 other medical centres over Hannover. All major departments and sports and forensic departments are here. Specialist research includes that into inflammatory bowel disease, CF and traffic accidents.

Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Medizinische Gesamtfakultät Im Neuenheimer Feld 346, D69120 Heidelberg Tel: +49 6221 562 702 Fax: 6221 564 365 http://med.uni-hd.de/
Although founded in 1386 the University and medical school had a slow start. In 1523 the entire University had 14 pupils. Today there are seven departments of internal medicine (including sports medicine) and the school uses 15 hospitals providing over 4000 beds in Heidelberg.

Universität Hamburg, Fachbereich Medizin, Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf Martinistraße 52, D20246 Hamburg Tel: +49 40 42803 6509 www.uke.uni-hamburg.de 

Universitätskliniken des Saarlandes, Fachbereich Medizin, D66421 Homburg/Saar Tel: +49 6841 16 6002 Fax: 6841 16 6003
www.med-rz.uni-sb.de Homburg (in the far south-west of Germany, near France) has its hospital in the south of the town centre situated in 200 hectares of woodland. Originally founded in 1947 the hospital has 1500 beds and all specialities, including forensic psychology and medicine.

Universität Leipzig, Medizinische Fakultät, Liebigstr 27, D04103 Leipzig Tel: +49 341 971 5930, Fax: 341 971 5939
www.uni-leipzig Founded in 1414, this is the oldest medical school in Germany. It has recently built a new heart centre with Europe’s largest ITU. Leipzig is a beautiful city (population 700,000) and there is a good student life.

Medizinische Universität Lübeck, Ratzeburger avenue 160, D23538 Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany Tel: +49 451 5000 Fax: 451 500 2999 www.mu-luebeck.de Founded in 1964, approximately 20 hospitals provide over 1000 beds to the medical school.

Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg, Medizinische Fakultät, Leipziger Str 44, D-39120 Magdeburg Tel: +49 391 6701 Fax: +49 391 67 13440 www.med.uni-magdeburg.de/fme This relatively new medical college (1954) only became part of a University in 1993. It uses 29 hospitals, 22 institutes and enrols 180 students a year. It has specific interests in neuroscience and immunology research.

Universitätsklinikum der Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz
, Langenbeckstr. 1, Mainz, Rhine-Palatinate, Germany 55101 Tel: +49 6131 17-0 www.klinik.uni-mainz.deThe University Hospital is used by the Medical schooland provides all major specialities. The town itself has a great student life, historic buildings and is the place where printing was invented by Johannes Gutenberg in the 14th/15th century. The website provides information about the medical school, nursing school, school for physiotherapists and associated departments.

Fakultät für Klinische Medizin Mannheim der Universität Heidelberg
, Theodor Kutzer Ufer, D68167  Mannheim, Germany Tel: +49 621 3 83 25 27 Fax: +49 621 3 83 38 02 www.klinikum-mannheim.de Mannheim got its own medical school (part of the University of Heidelberg) in 1964. The University hospital is the major teaching facility. Specialist interests include transplant and minimal invasive surgery, psychiatry, imaging and oncology. It has 2600 beds.

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Fachbereich Medizin, Goethestraße 29/III, D-8000, München 15, Germany www.med.uni-muenchen.de
This is a very large faculty founded in 1826. Associated with it is a large cancer centre. One of its peripheral hospitals is Zentralklinikum, D-86009 Augsburg. It is a massive hospital on the outskirts of Augsburg, a medium-sized city in the south of Germany. Here, previous elective students have joined in with Munich student’s teaching. There are some excellent pubs and plenty to do in the old town. If you want to get out, Munich and the Bavarian Alps (good weekend skiing) are very close.

Universität Regensburg, Medizin Fakultät, Franz Josef-Straße-Allee 11, D93042 Regensburg Tel: +49 941 944 6084, Fax: +49 941 944 6079
www.uni-regensburg.de This new medical college (1970) uses a large clinical centre just outside the city.

Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen, Medizische Fakultät, Geissweg 5, D72076 Tübingen Tel: +49 7071 297 3663, Fax: 7071 296 864
www.medizin.uni-tuebingen.de Founded in the late fifteenth century it has nearly 2000 beds.

Universität Ulm, Medizinische Fakultät. Pavillon II, Albert-Einstein Allee 7, D89069 Ulm Tel: +49 500 22027, Fax: 500 22028 www.uni-ulm.de/medizin This new medical college (1969) uses large modern hospitals, including the Medical University Clinic. In total it has access to 1500 beds.

Medical Reception Station, Imphal Barracks, Osnabruck, Germany BFPO 36. - You must be in the British Forces to work/do an elective here,



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