University Hospital Erlangen

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University Hospital Erlangen

According to the Focus magazine, the University Hospital Erlangen ranks among the tog German medical facilities!

The hospital is one of the leading medical facilities in Bavaria and offers the highest level of medical care, which is characterized by the close intertwining of clinical activities with research and training of medical students. The hospital was founded in 1815 and today it is proud of its rich traditions, numerous medical achievements and excellent reputation not only in Germany, but also in the international arena. The hospital has 25 specialized departments, 7 facilities, 41 interdisciplinary centers, the experts of which work tirelessly for the benefit of the patients.

Oncology is among the priority clinical focuses of the medical facility presented by the Comprehensive Cancer Center Erlangen, which is one of 13 Centers of Excellence in Germany certified by the German Cancer Society. Another focus is transplantology, which is also represented by a specialized center, where the high quality standards of transplantation of the heart, liver, kidney, pancreas, cornea, bone marrow/stem cells are provided. In addition, as of today, the hospital is a leader in the use of robotic surgery. It offers innovative robotic technologies, particularly, the da Vinci surgical system, with the help of which doctors of various medical fields perform many sparing interventions.

The combination of high-tech equipment, experienced, highly qualified personnel and strict adherence to the standards of modern medicine form a solid foundation for the provision of the best medical care at the university level. The undeniable proof of the high credibility of the hospital is the ever-growing number of patients who come here from various regions of Germany and many countries of the world.

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Patients rooms

The patients of the University Hospital Erlangen live in comfortable rooms made in bright colors and modern design. Each patient room is equipped with an ensuite bathroom with shower and toilet. The patient room furnishing includes an automatically adjustable bed with an orthopedic mattress, a bedside table, a wardrobe for storing clothes, a table and chairs for receiving visitors. The Internet is available upon request. In addition, the patients can also stay in the enhanced-comfort rooms.

Meals and Menus

The hospital offers healthy and tasty food, which was distinguished by many awards, including the 1st place in the prestigious ESSEN PRO GESUNDHEIT competition of the Bavarian State Ministry of the Environment and Consumer Protection.

The patient and his accompanying person have a daily choice of three menus. If for some reason the patient does not eat all the foods, he will be offered an individual menu. Please inform the medical staff about your dietary preferences prior to the treatment.

Also, the hospital houses many cafeterias, which will delight with a wide range of delicious dishes and drinks.

Further details

Standard rooms include:






Religious services are available upon request.

Accompanying person

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


During the outpatient program, you can live at a hotel of your choice. Managers will help you to choose the most suitable options.

About the city

Erlangen is a large city in Bavaria. It is one of the most well-preserved cities of the Baroque style in Germany, which attracts with its special atmosphere. Also, the city is famous for the numerous branches of the Siemens concern and the Friedrich-Alexander University. Erlangen is one of the centers for the development and production of world-class medical equipment.

From a tourist point of view, the city is interesting for its baroque architecture, as well as picturesque park areas. In addition, the Bergkirchweih beer festival is held here annually in the second half of spring, which is the third largest such event in Bavaria after Oktoberfest and Goibodenfest. One of the most prominent attractions of the city is the Palace Square. It is decorated with a magnificent baroque palace, an ancient fountain and a statue of Margrave Christian Ernst. Nearby one can find the picturesque Castle Park with a magnificent greenhouse. In addition, in the Erlangen one should definitely visit the Markgrafen Theater, the Stutterheim Palace, the Old Town Hall and the Burgberg Chapel.

While walking through Erlangen, everyone will discover the diversity of this wonderful city, for example, beautiful palace gardens in the city center, downtown, creative gastronomy, outstanding cultural facilities and events, as well as the lively brewing tradition.

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