Mission & values

Our mission and key values are at the foundation of all of our activities and endeavours.

Our vision

Equal chances at a healthy life for all

Our mission

Scientific progress in tropical medicine and public health

Our core tasks

Scientific research; higher education; medical and scientific service provision

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Excellence & Relevance

We strive to stand at the international forefront in key scientific domains and pursue the highest quality in research, education and services with the ultimate aim to solve current health problems.

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We want to comply with international ethical standards and aim for critical sense, honesty and transparency in all our activities.

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We value equity, diversity, solidarity and well-being of students and employees and in partnerships.

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Sustainability & Persistence

We aim for long-term progress without compromising the ability of future generations.