[Translate to Englisch:] MHH

Institute of Virology

Director: Prof. Dr. med. Thomas F. Schulz

Karin Kaiser/MHH

Diagnostic lab

Our virological diagnostic lab is located in building K3 floor H0.

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[Translate to Englisch:] Michael Scharr/MHH

Research in highest level!
You will find our research area in building I6 on the 6th floor ...


Institute of Virology

Welcome to our virology homepage

Prof. Dr. med. Thomas F. Schulz/MHH
Prof. Dr. med. Thomas F. Schulz

Institute of Virology is assigned to the Laboratory Medicine Center (MHH).

Head: Prof. Dr. med. Thomas Schulz

Institute of Virology
Hannover Medical School (MHH)
Carl-Neuberg-Str. 1
30625 Hannover

  • Secretary office:
    • Phone.: +49 511 532 6736 (Mrs. Meyer & Mrs. Schohr)
    • Fax: +49 511 532 8736
  • Human sample acceptance diagnostic lab:
    • Phone: +49 511 532 4329
  • Assistant on duty:
    • Phone.: +49 511-532 9555


Diagnostic lab

Information for senders and our virological laboratory

link to diagnostic lab
Consulting laboratory for adenoviruses

The German reference laboratory for adenoviruses (later: Konsiliarlabor)


The research focus of our institute is on the herpes viruses, HIV, the adenoviruses and the hepatitis C virus. SARS-COV-2 has also been part of the program since 2020, more information here

research groups

Teaching for students of human medicine in the subjects of microbiology, hygiene and virology at the MHH is conducted in a joint course of the institutes for medical microbiology and virology ...

Vaccination center (Gelbfieberimpfstelle)

The institutes for virology, medical microbiology and hospital hygiene offer the service of travel medical advice and vaccinations once a week on Mondays from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Research collaborations:

CRC900 "Microbial Persistence and its Control"

“Chronic Infections and their Control”

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RESIST - Cluster of Excellence

Forty research teams with one goal - help for people most vulnerable to infection.

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German Centre for Infection Research

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