- Marburg, Germany
University Hospital Marburg UKGM
About us University Hospital Marburg UKGM
The University Hospital of Giessen and Marburg (UKGM) offers medical care, modern diagnosis and comprehensive treatment at the advanced 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 is mainly focused on surgery, neurosurgery, oncology, nephrology with kidney transplant and pediatrics.
The university hospital is the third largest hospital in Germany. Two campuses of Giessen and Marburg annually provide treatment to over 436,000 patients: 342,000 patients are treated in the outpatient departments, whereas 94,000 receive medical care in different units of the hospital. The hospital 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 implement cooperation projects in order to develop new products and services for the improvement of patient care.
A wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic services, high quality of treatment and professionalism of medical workers contribute to the fact that the medical institution enjoys an excellent reputation not only in Germany, but also far beyond its borders.
About the city
Marburg is an old university city in Hessen with a population of about 74,000 people. It is an important center of art and culture that offers its guests numerous cultural events. The city is a popular destination for tourists. The main attractions include the St. Elizabeth's Church, the castle and the historic center of the city. In addition, the University of Marburg, which was founded in 1527, is the oldest of the existing Protestant universities in the world. The architectural structures and students of the university characterize the urban landscape of Marburg even today.