University of Lübeck
Medicine has been the focal point of learning, teaching and research at the University of Lübeck. In both 2006 and 2009, the University of Lübeck remains No. 1 in medicine among all universities in Germany, Austria and Switzerland according to the
CHE Hochschulranking. In Computer Science and Molecular Life Science, the University was ranked No. 2 in the 2009 evaluation.


The university has a Faculty of Medicine and a Faculty of Technology and Natural Sciences. It offers professional degree programme in medicine; bachelor and master programmes in computer science, molecular life science, computational life science and medical engineering. Since winter semester 2007/2008, the first PhD programme "Computing in Medicine and Life Sciences" was introduced with the establishment of the Graduate School for Computing in Medicine and Life Sciences
Graduate School Lübeck
The Graduate School for Computing in Medicine and Life Sciences is an interdisciplinary scientific institution of the University of Lübeck. It was established in 2007 within the framework of the Excellence Initiative funded by the federal and state governments in Germany. It aims to provide a...

at the University.

Currently, the university has around 2.600 students, 160 Professors and 100 lecturers. In 2003 the affiliated teaching hospital of the University of Lübeck was merged with that of the University of Kiel into the university teaching hospital of Schleswig-Holstein, thus making the 2nd largest one in Germany. With a total number of staff over 5.300, the University of Lübeck and its teaching hospital belong to the largest employer in the region of Lübeck. Internationally, the university has partnership and collaboration with Katholieke Universiteit Leuven/Belgium, University of Helsinki/Finland and Zhejiang University/Hangzhou/China.

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