Lübeck Medical School

The research profile of Lübeck Medical School is ready to face the enormous challenges posed by 21st century medicine. Clearly defined fields of research, fostering of innovative approaches in-house, and providing a lively framework for research set the foundations for excellence.

Our research profile focusses on four fields, 1) Infection & Inflammation, 2) Brain, Behaviour and Metabolism, 3) Medical Genetics and 4) Biomedical Technologies.

With a programme ranked in top positions, our students in Medicine, Molecular Life Science and Computational Life Science experience a focus on:

  • Technical knowledge needed for the future
  • Practical capabilities & skills
  • Scientific work
  • Social and ethical skills

As part of the requirements for the state doctorate our young researchers participate in a qualification programme for teaching skills.

The results of our research, per professor, always rank in the top third of all Medcial Schools in Germany, while our curriculum for Medicine has received the highest position in Germany`s well-known CHE ranking for several years.

Lübeck Medical School pursues intensive teamwork with partners from a diverse range of institutions, primarily the local departments for Computer Science, Engineering and Natural Sciences at the Universität zu Lübeck, the Research Center Borstel and the Fraunhofer task force on cell differentiation and cell technology. In fact, we even have a shared curriculum in Engineering with the neighbouring University of Applied Sciences and there is a broad network of international collaborations.

The high standard of medical research in conjunction with excellent education of future physicians is defined by the latest knowledge applied to deliver the best possible patient care for upholding the ultimate mission of medicine:

Hinder, heal, and ease illness and suffering.

Degree Programmes

The department offers the following degree programmes.