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07 April 2020

Information on Corona virus (SARS-CoV-2)

Here you find information provided by MHB on current measures and recommendations related to the Corona virus (SARS-CoV-2). Information is being updated and amended on a regular basis.


01 April 2020

"You can make a difference!"

Prof. Markus Deckert, Dean of the Departments of Medicine and Psychology, welcomes students at the start of the new semester.


26 March 2020

Brandenburg government approves 6.6 mio. EUR for MHB

Brandenburg’s coalition partners SPD, CDU and Green Party agreed on an amended budget for 2020 including 6.6 mio. EUR for the Brandenburg Medical School Theodor Fontane (MHB) and unanimously adopted the motion in the budget and finance committee. The plenary session is scheduled for 1 April 2020.


13 March 2020

MHB takes steps to slow down progress of CoVID-19 pandemic

The Brandenburg Medical School has adopted restrictive measures to prevent a spread of the CoVID-19 pandemic at the MHB.


21 February 2020

Rüdersdorf: Winter School for MHB students

For three days in February, the Immanuel Klinik Rüdersdorf hosted a Winter School for MHB medical students with a focus on “Global Health". Report by Dr. Lydia Gabriela Stübler (Communications, Immanuel Klinik Rüdersdorf)


10 February 2020

Coveted teaching award for Stefanie Oess for the third time in a row

Award-winner Stefanie Oess feels pleased and honoured to be again named ‘best instructor’: “I joined the MHB three years ago because I found the innovative concept and the strong practice orientation convincing and was looking for new ways in student education. For biochemistry, this meant a departure from pure factual knowledge and a new focus on overarching concepts and their application in clinical settings. This repeated distinction implies that we are headed in the right direction.”


04 February 2020

"Only God knows …"

Interview with Johannes Lindenmeyer, MHB Professor of Clinical Psychology, on the full-time course in psychotherapy scheduled for the winter term 2010/21 at the MHB, and the changes and improvements to be expected.


03 February 2020

Enthusiasm and dedication

Third presentation of poster awards to MHB students on 31 January 2020.


03 February 2020

Students from Israel visit MHB

Two Israeli exchange students from Haifa visited the Brandenburg Medical School Theodor Fontane (MHB) from 6 to 31 January 2020 and attended examinations of ENT patients at the local municipal hospital.


20 January 2020

BRANDSTUVE meets at Viadrina European University

Also present: 3 MHB students


13 January 2020

Medical students attend symposium on arthroscopy, joints and sports

For the first time, MHB medical students attended the renowned Berlin symposium on arthroscopy, joints and sports; Oberwiesenthal was the location of the 37th edition of the event from 9 to 11 January 2020.


03 December 2019

Campaign Day: MHB against sexism

The first campaign day against sexism took place at the Brandenburg Medical School (MHB) on Monday, 2 December 2019. Students had founded a team to oppose sexism and initiated the day of action as a first step to raise awareness of the topic among students and instructors at the MHB.


21 October 2019

Strong MHB presence at ultrasound conference in Leipzig

Leipzig hosted this year’s trilateral meeting of the German, Swiss and Austrian societies for ultrasound in medicine (DEGUM, SGUM and ÖGUM) from October 16 to 19. The MHB was represented by Dieter Nürnberg (senior professor of gastroenterology and head of the BIKUS), Hendra Lo (research assistant in the point-of-care ultrasound project PoCUS and medical director of the MHB SkillsLab), and the ultrasound tutors of the Brandenburg Medical School MHB.


07 October 2019

80 new students at MHB

Last Friday, 4 October 2019, about 80 new students of medicine and psychology celebrated their enrolment at the event venue Kulturkirche Neuruppin. The president of the Brandenburg parliament Prof. Ulrike Liedtke congratulated the students on their choice of a university.


13 September 2019

MHB hosts 1st Brandenburg Congress on Health Services Research

The event was meant to bring health care practitioners together with researchers to discuss issues of health care provision and generate research projects. Brandenburg ministers of science and health Dr. Martina Münch and Susanna Karawanskij attended the meeting.


06 September 2019

MHB presents position paper

MHB officials presented the university’s plans for further expansion at the Brandenburg state press conference in Potsdam. The proclaimed intention is to retain responsibility for medical education.


30 August 2019

MHB students on TV

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ARD (TV broadcaster) reports on MHB students in neurosurgery department.


19 August 2019

MHB doubles intake of medical students

This increases the number of students per year starting medical studies from 48 to 96. One effect is that beginners can now start not only in the summer semester but also in the winter semester. A first small cohort of 24 additional beginners will be admitted for the coming winter term.


13 July 2019

Scholarship programme for country doctors

Preferential treatment will be given to applicants with a higher education entrance qualification acquired in Brandenburg, and medical students at the MHB (or those with an offer to study here)!


08 July 2019

MHB takes seventh position in Hartmannbund ranking

Competing for the first time, the Brandenburg Medical School took seventh position in this year’s Hartmannbund ranking. Every four years the association of medical doctors in Germany awards a prize for the best medical education nationwide. The top position in the fourth ranking again went to Witten/Herdecke University.