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Eberhard Karls University Tübingen

Research focus of the Faculty of Medicine

Tübingen is one of the world's leading science locations.
Here you will find information on research funding and an overview of Tübingen as a research location.

Cross Sectional Areas

Research alliances

National and international research cooperations form the basis for innovative and successful research.
On these pages you will find an overview of research networks that are coordinated in Tübingen or in which research groups of the Faculty of Medicine Tübingen are involved.


Successful research is based on an effective infrastructure. Find out which tasks of the Faculty of Medicine Tübingen can help you with the planning or processing of research projects.

Core Facilities of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Clinical Research (IZKF)

Core Facilities offer all faculty staff - as well as external users - the opportunity to acquire state-of-the-art services and scientific know-how. We offer state-of-the-art techniques and services.

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Centre for Clinical Studies (ZKS)

The Center's mission is to effectively support and coordinate all clinical trial processes and to further develop the quality of patient-oriented clinical research.

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Center for Personalized Medicine (ZPM)

The Centre for Personalised Medicine (ZPM) was established as part of the Excellence Initiative of the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen in cooperation with the University Hospital of Tübingen. Here, data generation, data analysis, functional imaging, development of new therapies and their clinical trials are networked and transferred to health care.

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medical technology

The "Medical Technology" research platform is intended to bundle basic research for the application-oriented development of new technological concepts at Tübingen and develop initiatives in the fields of "imaging processes and image processing" as well as "sensor technology and signal transmission".

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Health Services Research Coordination Office

The coordination office supports healthcare research in Tübingen methodically and in terms of content and aims to network activities in this field.

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Services for researchers

We would be pleased to support you in the implementation and provide you with up-to-date information about your planned research project.

Funding opportunities

Research projects usually require financial support. Please get in touch with us early enough, preferably already in the planning phase. On the following pages we will inform you about financing possibilities for your projects.

Procurement of research equipment

Depending on the fields of application and acquisition costs, the procurement of research equipment requires a coordinated approach between Business Unit D (Materials Management and Medical Technology) and the Faculty. If you as a scientist have questions about planned equipment purchases, please contact the faculty:

Dr. Otto Müller

07071 29-73681

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Further topics

Research Colloquium of the Faculty of Medicine

At the annual research colloquium, the young scientists supported by the internal funding programmes of the Faculty of Medicine present the results of their research projects.

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Tübingen Research Campus

The Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen and a number of leading non-university research institutes have joined forces in the Tübingen Research Campus (TRC) in order to intensify their cooperation and offer joint services to scientists.

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