University Hospital Cologne

Germany is one of the world's leading medical countries worldwide. Its 33 university hospitals form the highest tier of the country's sophisticated healthcare system. The University Hospital Cologne is one of the country's most outstanding medical centers. It is recognized as an important research center, developer of new treatment methods, and active driver of medical innovation. It delivers a world-class medical education to its students from across the globe and provides outstanding medical care and treatment to patients. 

Germany’s university hospitals have produced 16 Nobel Prize winners in medicine. The University Hospital Cologne's national and international collaborations with other universities and research centers have also enabled it to recently complete a number of successful research projects in a wide range of specialized medical areas. We are now able to offer our patients a wide range of new diagnostic and treatment options.

Our medical services

The University Hospital Cologne offers its patients a full range of medical services from all areas of specializations currently available.

Areas of expertise at a glance
  • Dentistry
  • Cardiac and thoracic surgery
  • Cardiology
  • Dermatology, venereology, allergology
  • Endocrinology and diabetology
  • Gastroenterology and hepatology
  • General, visceral and tumor surgery
  • Gynaecology and obstetrics
  • Infectiology
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Nuclear medicine
  • Oncology and haematology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Oral, maxillofacial and plastic facial surgery
  • Orthopaedics and trauma surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Palliative care
  • Pediatric cardiology
  • Pediatric endocrinology
  • Pediatric gastroenterology and hepatology
  • Pediatric nephrology
  • Pediatric neurology
  • Pediatric neurosurgery
  • Pediatric oncology and haematology
  • Pediatric pneumology
  • Pediatric surgery
  • Pediatric urology
  • Pediatrics and juvenile medicine
  • Pneumology
  • Proctology
  • Radiology
  • Radiotherapy
  • Rheumatology
  • Stereotaxy
  • Urology
  • Vascular surgery
  • More than 375,000 patients a year incl. more than 63,000 inpatients
  • More than 90 % of our patients are pleased with their treatment and recommend us
  • 10,932 staff
  • 1,573 beds, 9 intensive care units
  • 59 clinics, centers, and institutes form the hospital
  • Campus space of 220,000 m2
  • Many innovative treatments are trialed and first applied at our hospital, which we make available to our patients as quickly as possible. 
  • Expertise in complex and rare diseases through interdisciplinary teams - including within worldwide networks - and high-end equipment
  • Top-rated medical education provider for both medical students and experienced medical specialists