Brand new

12 April 2021

“Call for humility and free action”

A virtual ceremony welcomes new MHB students of psychology and medicine. Prof. Dr. Ulrike Liedtke (president of the Brandenburg parliament) congratulates the beginners on their choice. Dean Prof. Dr. Markus gives this year’s keynote speech. Musical accompaniment was provided by the Berlin Jazz Ensemble with Johannes Albes (sax player, songwriter and MHB professor of cardiac surgery). Carla Kniestedt acted once again as presenter.


12 April 2021

Graduation ceremony

The cultural centre Kulturkirche in Neuruppin was the backdrop for an online event last Friday to celebrate the graduation of MHB Bachelor and Master students of psychology. Keynote speaker Prof. Stamm underlined the significance of the dialogical principle and genuine conversation.


24 March 2021

MHB leading the way to digital and practice-based examinations

The Brandenburg Medical School Theodor Fontane (MHB) is one of the first universities in the German-speaking area to collaborate with the IMPP (central German institute for medical and pharmaceutical examination questions) in designing an innovative, digital and practice-based examination format.


19 March 2021

Double effect

Number of grants from Deutschlandstipendium programme available at MHB has increased once again.


09 March 2021

"My body, my choice."

MHB students join action to celebrate International Women’s Day and support women’s rights.


05 March 2021

Virus protection

Stefanie Oess, professor of biochemistry, describes development of Corona vaccine in online lecture with more than 250 participants.

Guest commentary by André Wirsing, MAZ


03 March 2021

New founding dean

Prof. Dr. med. Cornelius Frömmel succeeds Prof. Dr. med. Joachim W. Dudenhausen as the new founding dean of the Brandenburg Faculty of Health Sciences (FGW).


26 February 2021

"Take the chance, get vaccinated!"

Professors of the Brandenburg Medical School (MHB) encourage the general public to take the opportunity and get vaccinated. They invited to a virtual Corona-related consultation hour this Friday.


15 February 2021

Masks protect

MHB virologist confirms effectiveness of mouth-nose covers in review.


13 February 2021

Donations by medical students

Two cultural facilities in Neuruppin and Brandenburg an der Havel receive 1,000 € each from medical student initiative MedSI.


07 February 2021

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 February 2021

More evidence for clinical practice

The EU project “Evidence Implementation in Clinical Practice” (EICP) is the first Erasmus+ project for strategic partnership initiated at the centre for orthopaedics and trauma surgery of the Brandenburg Municipal Hospital (MHB university clinic).


22 December 2020

MHB partner hospitals receive state recognition as university clinic group.

By letter dated 18 December 2020 the Brandenburg Ministry of Science, Research and Cultural Affairs MWFK officially recognised the following hospitals as jointly forming the “university clinic of the Brandenburg Medical School Theodor Fontane (MHB)”: Ruppiner Kliniken, Städtisches Klinikum Brandenburg, Immanuel Klinikum Bernau Herzzentrum Brandenburg and Immanuel Klinik Rüdersdorf. These constitute a network of regional hospitals and support the MHB.


17 December 2020

Hans-Uwe Simon elected as new MHB president

Today, Thursday, the MHB senate elected Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h.c. Hans-Uwe Simon (62) as new president of the MHB, following a unanimous proposal by the selection board. On 1 September 2021 he is going to succeed Prof. Dr. Edmund A. Neugebauer who did not stand for re-election after a successful 5-year term in office.


15 December 2020

Silent protest

MHB student initiative for prevention and solidarity creates a path of light in remembrance of the 567 Corona victims in the State of Brandenburg (as per 14 December 2020).


14 December 2020

MHB opens virtual doors

Last Saturday prospective students of medicine and psychotherapy again seized the opportunity to get a personal and authentic impression of the MHB and its innovative programmes and practice-based formats of teaching and learning.


11 December 2020

Heroes in times of pandemic

The town of Neuruppin honoured Josephine Steinborn and Can Gero Leineweber as “heroes in times of pandemic” on behalf of all MHB students with outstanding commitment in fighting Corona.


08 December 2020

Cassandra’s dream

Starting November, demonstrations against Corona-related measures have been organised in Brandenburg an der Havel every Monday. At the same time, counter-protest is forming on a broad basis. Resistance against the weekly demonstrations is growing, and MHB students and staff regularly present facts to refute Corona myths. A comment by Prof. Markus Deckert, dean of the MHB Faculty of Medicine and Psychology.


07 December 2020

It is time for a strategy shift

MHB president calls for reorientation of health system in new book.


04 December 2020

University in times of pandemic: Digital instruction at the MHB

The MHB relies on digital instruction right from the start. Online lectures have gained in importance during the Corona crisis. A visit to the virtual lecture room. Guest feature by Feliks Todtmann, Märkische Allgemeine Zeitung