Knowledge – Research – Healing through Shared Competence: The UKE

We are one of Europe´s most modern clinics. Here specialists from all fields of medicine are brought together under one roof. State-of-the-art medical technology, innovative information technology, and architecture created with the provision of medical care at the forefront, all with the aim of optimally supporting doctors, nursing staff, and therapists. The ideal conditions for the interlinkage between modern medicine, research, and teaching are found at the UKE. About 15,300 employees work around the clock with the singular aim of providing the best medical care to our patients.


Knowledge, Research, Healing through Shared Competence – This has been the mission statement of the UKE since its founding.

The History of the UKE

The UKE was founded in 1889 as "Neues Allgemeines Krankenhaus Eppendorf".