Research at the Eye Hospital

Together with the Research Institute of Ophthalmology, the University Eye Hospital forms the Department of Ophthalmology, which is one of the 13 medical centres of excellence in the state of Baden-Württemberg and among them the only one for ophthalmology. Planning and conducting preclinical and clinical research are as much a part of the clinic's expertise as the implementation of innovative developments of new therapeutic procedures.


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Research groups and sections

Research groups

In its structure as a Department of Ophthalmology, the University Eye Hospital together with the Research Institute of Ophthalmology researches eye diseases and develops new therapeutic methods. For the Department of Ophthalmology, 11 research groups and two sections are investigating different aspects of ophthalmology.

Endowed Professorship

Direction: Prof. Simon J. Clark,

Elfriede-Aulhorn-Straße 7, 72076 Tübingen, Germany

07071 29-87894

Clinical studies

Clinical research

The performance of clinical studies is one of the most important tasks of university medicine and is indispensable for the development and advancement of modern therapeutic procedures.

Clinical studies

An overview of ongoing and completed clinical trials at the University Eye Hospital Tübingen can be found here. This is an extracted overview from

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Study Center

The study center of the eye clinic represents an extremely important basis for the implementation of clinical studies. The center receives support from the certified clinical study center STZ eyetrial.

Study centre STZ eyetrial

Certificates and Associations