Scientific progress is at the core of our academic mission. We disseminate our knowledge through higher education and the provision of medical, scientific and societal services . Through an interdisciplinary approach and a focus on our niche in tropical medicine and international health we strive for both scientific excellence and societal relevance.
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Biomedical Sciences


The scientists of the Department of Biomedical Sciences carry out research in laboratories, usually complemented by field work.
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Clinical Sciences


The Department of Clinical Sciences investigates the diagnosis and treatment of tropical diseases, carries out clinical trials with new drugs, and studies the diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases, with special attention for STIs, HIV and TBC
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Public Health


The Department of Public Health studies health systems (the organisation and operation of health services), epidemiology and disease control on the population level.
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Research themes

excellence & impact

300+ Papers in
100+ PhD
13 Clinical trials
by ITM