University Hospital Giessen UKGM

location_on Giessen, Germany
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University Hospital Giessen UKGM

he University Hospital Giessen and Marburg (UKGM) offers medical care, modern diagnosis and comprehensive treatment at the modern international level. As a maximum care hospital, the UKGM covers the entire spectrum of modern medicine ranging from ophthalmology up to trauma surgery and dentistry. The hospital mainly focuses on surgery, neurosurgery, oncology, nephrology with kidney transplantation and pediatrics.

The University Hospital Giessen and Marburg (UKGM) is the third largest university hospital in Germany. 80 departments of two campuses - Giessen and Marburg - annually provide treatment to over 436,000 patients: 342,000 patients are treated in the outpatient departments and 94,000 receive medical care in different hospital units. The UKGM is the first privatized university hospital in the country. 

The UKGM makes an important contribution to the development of the main research focuses of the Medical Faculty of the Justus Liebig University Giessen and the Philipps University of Marburg. Many medical focuses aim to develop new products and services for the improvement of patient care through the implementation of cooperation projects. 

Due to a wide range of treatments, the University Hospital Giessen and Marburg (UKGM) is highly experienced in the treatment of foreign patients.



Patients rooms

The University Hospital Giessen and Marburg has at its disposal one- and two-bedded rooms with its own bathroom. The patient room units comprise sanitary areas (including shower, wash basin and WC) which are handicapped accessible. 
There are also mother-child-rooms at the Department of Pediatrics and other specialties, which are available upon request.
Patient rooms mostly have a balcony or terrace.
In the Departments of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Neurology as well as in the Pediatric Clinic, the patient rooms are equipped with electrically adjustable beds.

Meals and Menus

The supply of food and drinks for patients is made by the own kitchen (which is certified in accordance with DIN EN ISO 9001:2000). The University Hospital Giessen and Marburg provides patients of all Departments with a large offer in both whole food and diet. All meals are prepared from fresh ingredients in compliance with nutritional and physiological guidelines of recognized professional associations. The clinic offers an outstanding selection of meals, including a component selection for the breakfast, several sets of standardized meals for lunch and dinner, the components for which can be chosen separately.
Stationary patients are offered on request mineral water, diverse teas and in some Departments juices. In some Departments, these services are also offered to the ambulatory patients.

Further details

Standard rooms include:






Almost all patient rooms are equipped with TV sets. Please ask the nursing staff for all information regarding its usage.


The University Hospital Giessen and Marburg offers its patients the possibility to attend both protestant and catholic services.

Accompanying person

The Department of Children’s and Youth Medicine has at its disposal apartments for parents, which are available for parents of children treated on an inpatient basis. In several specialties there is, if requested, also a possibility to accommodate accompanying persons.

About the city

Giessen is a cozy city not far away from Frankfurt am Main. This is probably the only place in the world where you can see a monument to X-rays! The fact is that Wilhelm Röntgen was a professor at the Justus Liebig University Giessen, which was founded in 1607. Two years later, there was also opened the Giessen Botanical Garden, which is the oldest one in Germany. Today Giessen is not only the center of painting and architecture, but also an important medical center of Germany, first and foremost due to the University Hospital Giessen and Marburg.

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