The reputation of Heidelberg as a healthcare city is based on excellent patient care, research and teaching. The university hospital is one of the largest and most prestigious medical centers in Germany. For some indications, like thoracic surgery, Heidelberg is even acknowledged as a leading center of excellence throughout Europe. That’s why we have chosen selected partners from Heidelberg for some very specific medical Topics.
Only 100km south of Frankfurt, Germany’s oldest and most famous university town is renowned for its baroque old town, spirited student atmosphere, beautiful riverside setting and evocative half-ruined hilltop castle, which draw 11.8 million visitors a year. Heidelberg's rich literary history along with its thriving contemporary scene involving authors, publishing houses, bookshops, libraries, festivals and events saw it named an UNESCO City of Literature in 2014. Unlike the vast majority of German cities, it emerged from WWII almost unscathed. Today, Heidelberg is one of Germany’s most enchanting cities.