The excellent medical care at the Heidelberg University Hospital has helped earn the facility a very good reputation worldwide. In the scope of a shared marketing program, Heidelberg Marketing GmbH, the University Hospital and specialized Heidelberg hotels and holiday apartments inform international patients about treatment and accommodation options.
Heidelberg not only represents Romanticism, but also science at the highest level. That applies to medicine and life science more than anything else. Facilities of international renown such as the medical faculty of the University Hospital Heidelberg, the Zentrum für Molekulare Biologie Heidelberg (ZMBH) (Center for Molecular Biology), the Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (DKFZ) (German Cancer Research Center), the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), the Max-Planck-Institute for Medical Research and the Center for Integrative Infectious Disease Research (CIID) operate research on the highest level in Heidelberg.