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The more than 100 professors at the Freiburg Faculty of Medicine work at 58 institutes, departments and other institutions, located in the heart of Freiburg and at the Medical Center - University of Freiburg. They carry out first-class research in cooperation with other faculties and research institutions in Freiburg and within national and international networks. Along with research, the medical theory institutes teach our students the scientific foundations of medicine in the first phase of their studies.  In the second phase, the departments of the Medical Center give the students a strong practical connection to their studies. When it comes to patient care, the Medical Center’s 37 departments and the University Heart Center Freiburg - Bad Krozingen provide services far above the national standard. 

Medical Theory Institutes                                                                                  
Institute of Anatomy and Cell Biology
Institute of Physiology
Institute for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Medical Psychology and Social Psychology
Institute of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology und Toxicology
Institute for Medical Ethics and History of Medicine
Physical Anthropology
Institute of Molecular Medicine and Cell Research


Medical Institutes for Diagnostics and Research                                                                           
Institute for Human Genetics
Center for Biometry, Epidemiology and Medical Bio-Informatics

     Institute of Medical Biometry and Statistics

     Institute of Genetic Epidemiology

Department for Microbiology and Hygiene
     Institute for Virology
     Institute for Microbiology and Hygiene
     Institute for Immunology
Institute for Surgical Pathology
Institute of Forensic Medicine
Institute for Infection Prevention and Hospital Epidemiology
Institute for Musicians' Medicine


Centers and Departments at Medical Center - University of Freiburg                            
Center for Medicine
     Department of Medicine I: Hematology, Oncology, and Stem-
     Cell Transplantation
     Department of Medicine II: Gastroenterology, Hepatology,
     Endocrinology, and Infectious Disease
     Department of Medicine IV: Nephrology and Primary Care
     Department of Pneumology
     Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology
     Department of Palliative Care
Center of Surgery
     Department of General and Visceral Surgery
     Department of Thoracic Surgery
     Department of Urology
     Department of Plastic Surgery
     Department of Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
     Department of Neurosurgery
     Department of Neurology and Neuroscience
     Department of Neuroradiology
     Institute of Neuropathology
Center for Mental Health
     Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
     Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy
     Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Center for Dental Medicine
     Department of Operative Dentistry and Periodontology
     Dep. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Regional Plastic Surgery
     Department of Orthodontics
     Department of Prosthetic Dentistry
Department of Dermatology
Department of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Eye Center
Center for Diagnostic and Therapeutic Radiology
     Department of Radiology
     Department of Radiation Oncology
     Department of Nuclear Medicine
Center for Pediatrics
     Department of General Pediatrics
     Department of Neuropediatrics and Muscle Disorders
     Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology


University Heart Center Freiburg-Bad Krozingen                                                
     Department of Cardiology and Angiology I
     Department of Cardiology and Angiology II
     Department of Cardiovascular Surgery
     Department of Congenital Heart Defects and Pediatric Cardiology
     Institute for Experimental Cardiovascular Medicine


Central Facilities and Services in Medicine                                                  
Center for Chronic Immunodeficiency
Institute for Prevention and Cancer Epidemiology