Traditionally, Charité has been involved in the training of doctors and dentists. However, the university now also offers a Bachelor's Degree in Health Care Sciences, and eleven Master's Degrees that prepare students for managerial roles within the health care sector.
Innovative capacity and responsible governance, for the benefit of patients and society - these are the central tenets behind all of Charité research endeavors. At Charité, approximately 3,700 researchers are actively engaged in the development of pioneering innovations in the field of medicine. Committed to the highest standards of quality and sustainability, they work across 1,000 projects, working groups and collaborative projects. There is a particular focus on the interface between basic and patient-oriented research, which seeks to foster interdisciplinary collaborations with both national and international partners.
Charité is one of the largest employers in Berlin. With a history spanning over 300 years, and a long tradition of medical excellence, Charité offers a wide range of training and career opportunities across a diverse spectrum of professions. Our staff are our greatest resource, from their extensive experience through their skills and expertise to the enthusiasm they bring to their work. Comprising approximately 100 departments and institutes, and spanning four campuses, Charité offers stimulating challenges, a cooperative working atmosphere, and interesting career development opportunities.
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The Office of Student Affairs is the central point of contact at Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin for
Charité can assist with arrangements regarding accommodation for relatives and visitors. All accommodation options are situated in direct proximity to the different campuses.
As a modern information facility, the library system offers access to over 300,000 volumes of printed literature, around 90,000 e-books, over 27,000 electronic journals and numerous databases and plays a central role in the provision of medical information in Berlin and Brandenburg and beyond.
Charité extends over four different campuses, which are located in different areas of Berlin.
At Charité, students have the opportunity to get involved in student councils and committees, enabling them to have their say in the continuous development of teaching and learning; some of the greatest contributions include the introduction of the Revised Medical Curriculum in 1999, and the New Revised Medical Curriculum in 2010.
Overall, it was a great experience. I gained a lot of theoretical knowledge and practical skills. I wish there were more opportunities like internships and such that I could have made more use of.
The program is quite chaotic. You start of with a core course in the fall, which is a whirlwind of intense facts thrown at you which you are expected to memorize. For example during October we had learned about tropical diseases. What that means is that we we learned around 2-5 diseases per day; their diagnosis, epidemiology, treatment and barely the public health approach...
we have no practice and passing very interesting subjects vapidly, some of our lecturers are inadequates,they are shouting for no reason and write unjust marks.