Nature and science work hand in hand in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Can seawater, bogs, and medicinal chalk make us healthier – and if so, how? Which health problems can be alleviated by doing a particular sport? What are the lasting effects of a relaxing holiday? If you want to put your health services on a secure footing, you need scientific knowledge. Mecklenburg-Vorpommern is the region where such competence is developed in synergy with health-promoting natural resources in a way that is convenient and tangible for every holidaymaker. Between the Rostock and Greifswald university clinics and three colleges, MV has become a recognised, cutting-edge centre for research in the areas of life sciences, biotechnology, and health care. It is set to become the no. 1 region for health in Germany – to the benefit of the inhabitants and, of course, all health-seeking holidaymakers.

University Medicine Greifswald

The history of the medical school and the hospital in Greifswald date back to the founding of the University of Greifswald in the year 1456. The teaching hospital offers a reliable patient-centred care in every domain of the human medicine.
While offering primary health care in every clinic, Greifswald is a leading hospital in oncology and has been allocated several awards and certifications. The professional clinic for neurosurgery Greifswald was the first one to be certified by the Deutsche Krebsgesellschaft (DKG).
Furthermore, the first pituitary centre in Mecklenburg Vorpommern was founded in the university hospital Greifswald. Patients with neuro hormonal medical conditions profit from comprehensive and integral care from experts in hormonal and pituitary medical fields.

University Medicine Rostock - High-Tech with Heart

Rostock University was founded in 1419, being the first university in Northern Europe. From the beginning, medicine was and still is an integral part of the research portfolio of the University of Rostock. The University Medicine Rostock (UMR) focuses on the topics regenerative medicine including biomaterial, stem cell research and neurodegeneration as well as medical biotechnology. As largest medical institution of the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern they offer a specific feature: The main areas of research agree with the clinical fields with most patients: casualty, hand and restoration surgery, neurology/psychiatry and the center for heart diseases.