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Strategy.

The strategy of the Medical Faculty reflects the strategic goals and the areas of focus until 2025. It provides guidance of long-term and medium-term orientation as well as the logical deduction of operational objectives and actions.

Essential messages from the strategy paper of the Medical Faculty are shown below:

Strategic positioning

  • The Medical Faculty focuses the research on the future-oriented research interests "clinical age research", "care research" and "medical technology".
  • The Medical Faculty profits strongly from the embedding in the university structure and pursues an interdisciplinary and translational research approach by usage of the existing excellencies.
  • Research, teaching and medical care are seen as equal core task and interact positively.

Key objectives teaching

  • The lessons are case-based and problem-oriented organized.
  • Medical skills and dealing with patients is trained from the beginning by practical training in small groups, Clinical Skills Centers and work shadowing. Social competence and communication skills are schooled by realistic situations and settings.
  • The teaching content and the teaching methods are organized in a way that students understand hypotheses, concepts and methods, as well as their importance for medicine on a scientific basis. A immediate application of new research results in the medicla work life is facilitated by the research-led education.
  • A medical basic education and support ensures the long-term high qualification of our teachers and supports the implementation of new teaching approaches.
  • The quality of teaching and the learning progress of students are evaluated and used for a continuous, systematic advancement on the basis of emperical based and international proven standards.

Organization chart of the Medical Faculty