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University Hospital Marburg UKGM

Marburg, Germany

The University Hospital Marburg UKGM offers patients modern diagnostics and comprehensive therapy at the international level. As a maximum care hospital, the medical facility specializes in all fields of modern medicine ranging from ophthalmology to traumatology and dentistry. The main areas of specialization of the hospital are surgery, neurosurgery, oncology, nephrology with kidney transplantation and children's medicine.

The hospital is the third largest in Germany. Every year, more than 436,000 patients are treated in two locations of the hospital (Giessen and Marburg): 342,000 in outpatient and 94,000 inpatient settings. The medical facility is the first privatized university hospital in the country.

The hospital staff makes a significant contribution to the development of research activities at the Faculty of Medicine of the Justus Liebig University Giessen and the Philipps University of Marburg. To develop new diagnostic and therapeutic methods, as well as to implement them into clinical practice, the specialists maintain active cooperation in a large number of areas.

The widest range of diagnostic and therapeutic services, the advanced infrastructure and technical base, high quality of treatment and professionalism of health workers contribute to the fact that the medical facility has an excellent reputation not only in Germany, but also far beyond its borders.

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Department of Abdominal, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery

Detlef K. Bartsch Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Adult and Pediatric Neurosurgery

Christopher Nimsky Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology

Susanne Fuchs-Winkelmann Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Pulmonology

Claus Franz Vogelmeier Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Hematology, Oncology and Immunology

Andreas Neubauer Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Nephrology

Joachim Hoyer Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine

Rolf Felix Maier Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Neurology

Lars Timmermann Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Obstetrics and Perinatal Medicine

Siegmund Köhler Dr. med.

Department of Neuropathology

Axel Pagenstecher Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Adult and Pediatric Ophthalmology

Walter Sekundo Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology

Boris A. Stuck Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Dermatology and Allergology

Michael Hertl Prof.Dr. med.

Department of Adult and Pediatric Urology

Rainer Hoffmann Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Pediatric Surgery

Guido Seitz Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Ardawan Julian Rastan Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology

Siegfried Bien Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Adult and Pediatric Radiation Therapy, Radiation Oncology

Rita Engenhart-Cabillic Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Nuclear Medicine

Markus Luster Prof. Dr. med.


Patients rooms

The patients of the University Hospital Marburg UKGM live in comfortable single and double rooms made in a modern design and light colors. Each room has an ensuite bathroom with shower and toilet. The pediatric departments provide patient rooms for the joint accommodation of mother and child. The standard room furnishing includes an automatically adjustable bed, bedside table, wardrobe, TV, telephone.

Meals and Menus

The patients of the hospital are offered balanced, healthy three meals a day: buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner. The private kitchen, certified according to DIN EN ISO 9001: 2000, is responsible for providing patients with food and drinks.

If for some reason you do not eat all foods, you will be offered an individual menu. The hospital also has a cafeteria with a large assortment of hot and cold drinks, snacks and desserts.

Further details

Standard rooms include:



All patient rooms are equipped with TV sets. If you have some questions about TV use, please contact medical personnel.


Religious services can be provided upon request.

Accompanying person

During an inpatient program, an accompanying person can stay with you in a patient room or in a hotel of your choice.


During the outpatient program, you can stay at the hotel of your choice. Our managers will help you choose the most suitable option.


Marburg is an old town in Germany, located in a hilly area on the Lahn River. The town has retained its historical appearance. It offers well-preserved historical center with the market square, town hall, buildings of the 17th-19th centuries, churches.

The town is known primarily for its University of Marburg, which was founded in 1527 and became the first Protestant educational institution in Germany. Today, the institution enjoys a reputation as one of the country's most influential historical universities. Among the graduates of the educational institution are 7 Nobel laureates and many famous scientists and people of art, including Mikhail Lomonosov.

The next most important attraction of the town is the St. Elizabeth's Church located in the northern part of the downtown. The 13th century Gothic structure is striking in its monumentality. The grand building is crowned with spiers and turrets, high lancet windows make one stand in awe. The rich decoration of the cathedral, stained glass with scenes from the life of Elizabeth are a real masterpiece of art of the early Middle Ages. This cathedral is considered one of the first in Germany made entirely in the Gothic style.

The tourists who want to relax and enjoy nature should visit the Marburg Botanical Garden. Already in early summer, all the trees in the park are decorated with sweet-smelling flowers. The park has a beautiful pond and a small rock garden with alpine hills.

Marburg will definitely appeal to both young students, eager to get the knowledge and sciences of Germany, and to ordinary travelers. The guests of the town can enjoy the historical atmosphere, beautiful architecture. In addition, the town offers many interesting places for lovers of delicious food and vibrant club life.