Hannover Medical School - [MHH], Hannover, Lower Saxony

    Hannover, Lower SaxonyLocation
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    Estd 1961established year

    Hannover Medical School: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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    Located in the scenic state of Hannover, Hannover Medical College or originally termed in German as Medizinische Hochschule Hannover (MHH) is Germany’s one of the leading institutes when it comes to medical education. It was founded in 1965. Hannover Medical College is an institution of both educational and clinical importance and is considered to be one of the most reputable institutes to pursue higher education from Germany.

    It is known for its transplantation and stem cell research, regenerative medicine, infection and immune research as well as public health and healthcare systems research. Hannover Medical School’s concept of selective priority funding in medical treatment and teaching research has won a leading position in the top-ranking group of German university clinics.

    Moreover, MHH conducts more than 450 solid organ transplants a year, the highest number in Germany, and it is the world's leading clinic in lung transplantation.

    Hannover Medical School Rankings

    Hannover Medical School is

    • Rated as 295th in the world among all the universities and 23rd in the country. 
    • It is ranked 151th in the area of Life Science and Medicine among the Universities around the globe by QS ranking 


    Type Public
    Established 1961
    Campus setting Urban
    Application fee Free
    English language proficiency score TOEFL-iBT/IELTS
    Mode of program Full time
    For general inquiry +49 (0)511 - 532 6027 3
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    Hannover Medical School Campus

    • All graduate programs of Hannover Medical College take place in Hannover Biomedical Research School (HBRS).
    • The campus at Hannover Medical School consists of various institutes, lecture theatres and research facilities over 30,000 square metres.
    • The HBRS office is inside the Medical School in the I4 building.
    • Students will have free access to the library of the Hannover Medical School. The opening hours for the library are Monday to Friday are from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m and Saturday and Sunday it is from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • In the library of the Medical School, there is a media room, where students will have free access to all computers and to the internet.

    Hannover Medical School Residence

    • International students from more than 40 countries all over the world come for the Ph.D. program at HBRS.
    • If a student needs accommodation then one should inform the authority about that before coming to the campus. Authority will provide an apartment in one of the College’s guest houses or student’s hostel.
    • HBRS has a very little number of rooms available at the hostels. Therefore, students can stay in rented private rooms alone or with sharing. Online room search can be made.

    Hannover Medical School Programs

    Hannover Medical College offers only research programs. It has the following two programs for students:

    • HBRS Ph.D. programs in Molecular Medicine, Infection Biology/DEWIN and Regenerative Sciences
    •  Lower Saxony International Summer Academy in Immunology also known as LISA.
    • Usually, students are awarded with a Ph.D. degree after 3-4 years.

    Hannover Medical School Application Process

    The School invites application in two sessions which are summer and winter. The process of enrollment is simple which is to apply to one of the Ph.D. programs, get selected, and then get a project after selection. 

    The admission process at Hannover Medical School (for the Ph.D. program)is given below :

    Application portal: Universal online portal of the Institute .

    Application fee:  No application fee required

    Admission requirements: The general requirements for HBRS Ph.D. programs are: 9

    • A Master (or Bachelor of Honors with at least 6 months of molecular research experience), diploma in life sciences, or medical degree (Staatsexamen, MBBS).
    • 6 months of independent research experience.
    • The application form.
    • An informal application demonstrating the statement of purpose for the Ph.D. course.
    • Certificates and qualifications indicating the level of knowledge of the English language.
    • Two letters of recommendation.
    • A short description of a former research project.

    After getting selected, students have to apply for their visa to study in Germany. No student is allowed with a tourist VISA.

    Application deadline: The School is inviting applications for October 2021 intake from December 1st, 2020 onwards. The deadline will be April 1st, 2021.

    Hannover Medical School Cost of Attendees

    The semester fee for the winter term 2020/2021 is 389.16 Euros and the amount is made up as follows11:

    Student services 76.00 Euro
    Administrative fee 75.00 Euro
    Student union(AStA) 12.17 Euro
    Semester ticket 225.99 Euro

    The semester fee for the summer term 2020 is 371.44 Euro and the amount is made up as follows:

    Student services 63.00 Euro
    Administrative fee 75.00 Euro
    Student union(AStA) 12.17 Euro
    Semester ticket 221.27 Euro

    In addition to this, a minimum of 750 – 900 Euros per month is required to live on and come up for the various activities like food,rent, health insurance etc12.

    Hannover Medical School Financial Aid

    • In case any student receives a publically-funded scholarship, there is no need to remit the administrative fee. 
    • Students should submit an official Proof of Scholarship for the exemption.
    • Every student receives either a stipend or salary of about 1,500/- Euro per month.
    • International students can consider other sources to fund their education in Germany too.
    • School also supports families/students receiving a stipend with a program called Kindergeld, which is currently amounting to 400 Euro per month for the first child + 100 Euro per month for all the further children.

    Hannover Medical School Alumni

    Notable Hannover Medical School alumni include:

    • Ijad Madisch, Co-Founder & CEO, ResearchGate
    • Cornelia Lindner,Team Leader Operations,Sartorius Stedim Biotech
    • Hendrik-Tobias Arkenau, Executive Medical Director, Sarah Cannon

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    Medizinische Hochschule Hannover (MHH)0.05 km
    Frau Prof. Dr. med. Anja Windhagen0.16 km
    Department of Dermatology, Allergology and Venereology0.16 km
    Frau Prof. Dr. med. Christina Stukenborg-Colsmann1.65 km
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    Hubschraubersonderlandeplatz Medizinische Hochschule Hannover0.22 km
    Hubschrauberausweichlandeplatz MHH0.38 km
    Hubschraubersonderlandeplatz Vinzenzkrankenhaus2.90 km
    Hubschraubersonderlandeplatz Kinderkrankenhaus auf der Bult3.07 km
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    Train Station

    Hannover Karl-Wiechert-Allee1.07 km
    Hannover Anderten-Misburg4.18 km
    Car park at the main station4.24 km
    Hanover4.33 km
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    Shopping Mall

    Emmelmanncenter2.55 km
    Einkaufspark2.71 km
    Michael Emmelmann GmbH & Co. KG2.88 km
    Yesil Mini Markt & Feinkost3.85 km
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    Bus Station

    Hannover Medizinische Hochschule0.17 km
    Hannover Medizinische Hochschule0.20 km
    Hannover Heidering0.38 km
    Hannover Heidering0.43 km
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    Mercure Hotel Hannover Medical Park0.51 km
    Eliniko Restaurant3.43 km
    Hotel Novotel Hannover3.55 km
    Gerstenkorn3.82 km
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    Greif-Apotheke1.34 km
    Kosmos Apotheke2.16 km
    Wald Apotheke3.61 km
    LINDA - Apotheke zur Kugel3.64 km
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    Book Store

    fachbuch-schaper.de3.17 km
    T.A.G. Motor Books GmbH3.72 km
    Geibel Kiosk4.01 km
    Landesverband Nord e.V.4.07 km
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