Freiburg University Hospital, Freiburg

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Freiburg University Hospital, Freiburg
Freiburg University Hospital, Freiburg
  • Freiburg
  • 1600 Beds
  • Established in : 1457
  • Multi Specialty

About Hospital

  • The University Medical Center Freiburg in Germany is a part of the medical research unit of the University of Freiburg and is one of the largest hospitals in Europe.
  • The hospital dates back to 1457 making it one of the oldest and most distinguished faculties in Germany with over 555 years of history.
  • It is the largest employer in the region with a staff of more than 12,500 people, nearly 1,450 doctors and 3,500 secondary medical personnel.
  • The Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts of Germany supervises the activities of the hospital, carries out legal audit, and regularly conducts the procedure of medical examination.
  • The hospital was the first to successfully perform a heart-lung transplant in Europe and also performed the first laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy in Germany in 2010. 
  • It is also the first clinic in the world to perform  TIPS (transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunting) procedure for the treatment of patients with liver cirrhosis.
  • In 2016, the Oncology Center was awarded the title of "Leading Cancer Center in Germany" and the Department of Oncology and Hematology was included in the top 4 best cancer treatment centers in Germany.
  • The hospital is home to the Faculty of Medicine, University of Freiburg, a top ranking German medical school, which acts as a primary teaching hospital to aspiring physicians and nurses.
  • The hospital provides telemedical communication services with German specialists, which allows patients to get a second opinion without having to leave their home country.

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Hospital Address

Hugstetter Str. 55

Freiburg 79106


Team and Specialities

  • The university hospital employs roughly 12,500 individuals, including approximately 1,450 doctors and 3,500 secondary medical personnel.
  • As one of the major European hospitals, nearly all specialties, and subspecialties are available here including Cardiology and Angiology, Pediatric Cardiology, Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery , Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Endocrinology and Infectious Diseases, Endocrinology & Diabetology, Nephrology, and many more.
  • The specialist teams offer top-quality, personalized care in an ambience of convenience and comfort to all national and international patients.
  • All the departments are well-equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostic, surgical, and therapeutic facilities.
  • The hospital offers a full range of the most modern invasive and non-invasive treatments. Moreover, in 2012 the Cardiology Department was the first in Europe to implant a cardiac monitor and alert system.
  • The largest number of patients with myocardial infarction are operated here in Germany, and also more than 20 heart transplants every year.
  • More than 3,000 inpatient and around 10,000 outpatients are treated at the Neuro Center annually.

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  • The hospital has nearly 1,600 beds and treats 65,000 in-patients each year. Around 800,000 out-patients annually.
  • The medical institution consists of 42 clinics, 11 institutes, and 10 interdisciplinary centers.
  • A patient from anywhere in the world can select the necessary specialist and, through a secure Internet connection, get an online consultation about the diagnosis or the therapy prescribed in his country.
  • The Department of General and Visceral Surgery at the hospital is one of the few in Europe with experience in innovative hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy, HIPEC therapy, which helps patients with peritoneal metastases.
  • Other than the clinics and institutes, the hospital also houses extensive research facilities, lecture halls, and a full power station.
  • All the rooms are comfortable with wonderful views of the dormant volcano at the Kaiserstuhl and the French mountain range of the Vosges.
  • Furthermore, the rooms are well-equipped with structurally sound beds, washrooms, and entertainment options.


Freiburg University Hospital

Hugstetter Str. 55, 79106 Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

  • The distance from Strasbourg Airport is about 87 kilometers, and from the Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg EuroAirport is about 77 kilometers. Both are at an hour's distance from the hospital. A direct bus from Flixbus to the central bus station in Freiburg is available.
  • The transit stop Freiburg (i.Br.), Freiburg (Breisgau) and Freiburg-Herdern are the closest.
  • The hospital is located in the center of the city with several cafes, restaurants, and hotels.


Comfort During Stay

  • TV in room
  • Private rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Phone in Room
  • Mobility accessible rooms
  • Family accommodation
  • Laundry
  • Welcome
  • Safe in the room
  • Nursery / Nanny services
  • Dry cleaning
  • Personal assistance / Concierge
  • Religious facilities
  • Fitness
  • Spa and wellness
  • Café
  • Business centre services
  • Shop
  • Dedicated smoking areas
  • Beauty Salon
  • Special offer for group stays
  • Parking available

Money Matters

  • Health insurance coordination
  • Medical travel insurance
  • Foreign currency exchange
  • ATM
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Netbanking


  • Diet on Request
  • Restaurant
  • International Cuisine
  • Self-Cooking

Treatment Related

  • Medical records transfer
  • Online doctor consultation
  • Rehabilitation
  • Pharmacy
  • Document legalisation
  • Post operative followup


  • Interpreter
  • Translation services


  • Airport pickup
  • Local tourism options
  • Local transportation booking
  • Visa / Travel office
  • Car Hire
  • Private driver / Limousine services
  • Shopping trip organisation
  • Air ambulance