UPDATE regarding the new Coronavirus (Sars-CoV-2)
Appointments for international patients requesting for treatment options are possible. Please submit your treatment inquiries through the contact form.
Please note the following additional requirements for Sars-CoV-2/Covid19 prevention (Status: June 15):
Heidelberg University Hospital confirms the medical necessity and available capacities for treatment.
For patients and possibly accompanying persons from risk areas (see below), a negative test result on Covid-19 for entering Germany is mandatory.
This test result must not be older than 48 hours (before entry) and has to be provided to treating medical department upon arrival.
Before admission, another test on Covid-19 is done in Heidelberg University Hospital.
Travel restrictions/domestic quarantine obligation
- Regulation on quarantine measures for incoming and outgoing travellers (CoronaVO EQ, only in German)
The patient is not subject to a domestic quarantine obligation (e.g. in a hotel).
An accompanying person not fulfilling the above-named criteria for an exception is subjected to a (14-day) domestic quarantine obligation (e.g. in a hotel) and has to personally report to the responsible health authority of his destination (e.g. public health authority of Heidelberg/Gesundheitsamt). Please note that there may be fines if these obligations are not met.
If you have further questions regarding travel restrictions / quarantine obligations, please contact
- the Regional Council Stuttgart / Regional Health Office (Landesgesundheitsamt):
+49 711 904-39555 (every day between 9 a.m. – 6 p.m) or
- your regional health office
Heidelberg University Hospital with its 50 specialized clinical departments is one of the leading medical centers in Europe.
Every year, hundreds of thousands of patients from all over Germany and many other countries come here to make use of our modern treatment facilities. The highest standards of medical care are guaranteed by our world-renowned professors, distinguished physicians and committed nursing staff. Heidelberg University Hospital is constantly developing new methods of diagnosis and treatment at the forefront of biomedical science for the benefit of all patients.
On this website we present the wide range of medical treatment options available and provide information about our services for international patients.
Prof. Dr. med. Ingo B. Autenrieth
Chief Medical Director and Chairman of the Board
Heidelberg University Hospital