Medical Center – University of Freiburg

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The University Medical Center Freiburg is the teaching hospital of the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität. It was founded in 1457 and today comprises of three campuses in the city of Freiburg. The architectural style of the main clinical campus is exemplified by the Lorenzring. Although the hospital complex first began construction in 1926, most of the complex was destroyed during World War II. After the War, the hospital it was reconstructed according to the original plans. In the subsequent years, the self-contained building concept was expanded by the addition of satellite clinics. The University Medical Center Freiburg engages in patient health care, research, and teaching. The Center has more than 10,000 employees and is the biggest employer in the region. Moreover, it has 1,600 beds in over 110 wards. There are approximately 58,000 inpatient admissions annually and over 300,000 patient visits per year in the outpatient clinics.rnrnThe University Medical Center believes that basic science and clinical research are prerequisites to realise the newest medical expertise and treatments and therefore encourages ongoing and new research by its physicians.rnrnIn addition, training of professions within the health sector is undertaken via the operation of schools and apprenticeship training. In total, there are approximately 550 apprenticeship training positions in the following schools: Nursing, Paediatric Nursing, Physiotherapy, Medical Technical Assistants, Midwifery and Orthoptics.

As part of EURO-NMD Medical Center – University of Freiburg has been involved in the following presentation(s).


Neuromuscular Junction
Presented on – 29 November 2017
Meeting – Neuromuscular Junction
Location – Münsterplatz 24, 79098 Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany


Group membership

Medical Center – University of Freiburg participates in the following groups…

Specialised Groups

Muscle diseases
Motor Neuron Disease

Cross Cutting Specialised Groups

Neuromuscular Imaging
Neuromuscular Pathology

Advisory Boards

Medical Center – University of Freiburg is registered with the Care and Trial Site Registry

The ERNs are co-funded by the
European Union (Health Programme and CEF)

EU Commission

“EURO-NMD is one of the 24 European Reference Networks (ERNs) approved by the ERN Board of Member States. The ERNs are co-funded by the European Union (Health Programme and CEF).
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