Magdeburg is the capital of the Bundesland Saxony Anhalt which is located in the centre of Germany. It belongs to the former Eastern part of Germany. The city lies on the river Elbe and is located right in the middle between Berlin and Hannover. There are about 230,000 habitants living in Magdeburg including 16,000 students. The first Holy Roman Emperor Otto the Great chose Magdeburg as his major palitanate. The other great son of Magdeburg was Otto von Guericke - a famous scientist and former mayor - after whom the Unvesity was named.
Incomings will be staying either in shared appartements or co-ed dormitories of the university. Rooms will be furnished and bed sheets will be provided. You will have to share bathroom and kitchen with other students.
The university hospital is located in the south of the city.
It has the following departments:
You will find further information on the website: 
Other Hospitals in Magdeburg are:
The medical department belongs to the Otto-von-Guericke Universität. Our campus is located in the southern part of Magdeburg where you can find all the different clinics, lecture halls, medical library and cafeteria.
The students call the medical Department Magdeburg - Harvard of the East. We have approximately 1000 medical students in total. Research focusses on neurosciences and immunology. The faculty was founded in 1954 and is one of the youngest within Germany.
Our students club Kiste organizes
In 2008 it was awarded as being the greenest city in Germany
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