Institute for Medical Microbiology and Hospital Epidemiology

Director: Prof. Dr. Dirk Schlüter

Welcome to the website of the Institute for Medical Microbiology and Hospital Epidemiology of Hannover Medical School!

Prof. Dr. Dirk Schlüter
Director of the institute: Prof. Dr. Dirk Schlüter

The Institute for Medical Microbiology and Hospital Epidemiology (founded in 1966) with its approx. 70 permanent employees is responsible for the microbiological infection diagnostics in the field of bacteriology, mycology, parasitology and hospital epidemiology in the health care. This also includes advising physicians regarding diagnostics, therapy and prevention of infectious diseases. Of special importance is also the care related to hospital epidemiology for the clinics and ambulances of Hannover Medical School.

Considerable significance is also attached to the teaching for which you can find further links below.

In the research field the institute focuses on current topics of molecular microbiology and infection immunology.

Carl-Neuberg-Str. 1
Building J6
30625 Hannover
Petra Kleinhans Tel. +49 511 532-6770
Fax +49 511 532-4355

Certification DAkkS

Effective December 17, 2003, the institute has been accredited in accordance with DIN EN ISO 15189 for all diagnostic techniques performed in the fields of bacteriology, mycology, parasitology, serology and molecularbiological infection diagnostics as well as hospital epidemiology.

As of July 23, 2008, the accreditation has been extended by DIN EN ISO 17025 for the field of potable water and health care of the division of hospital epidemiology.

Further information:

How to find uns

Orientation on the premises
Map of MHH premises