Prepared for a successful start of your studies

Our Crash & Intensive Courses for Medical Studies

UMCH offers a variety of courses to help you prepare for your future medical studies. During the courses preexisting knowledge is repeated while at the same time new knowledge is learned. The skills you will gain participating in one of the courses will be of considerable benefit to you during your later studies.

All our courses are held in the international academic language English. Thus, the participants acquire essential technical vocabulary at an early stage.

Get yourself acquainted with theory and practice of medical science as well as your future place of study Hamburg before starting your actual studies – while simultaneously getting to know many like-minded people.

PreMedical UMCH

Pre-Medical Course

  • Course duration: 3 weeks
  • Course contents: biology, chemistry, physics
  • Language: lessons in English
  • Period: September
  • Type: crash course
  • Participant places: small groups (max. 25 places)

Price: 2.400 €*

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Next course:

29.06.2020 – 17.07.2020
Ideal to prepare for your studies

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Our Pre-Medical Course is a 3-week program. It includes the subjects of biology, chemistry and physics. Above all, it serves to consolidate and expand your preexisting knowledge while gaining new skills in these areas. Throughout the course you will acquire a significant amount of scientific information – a basic requirement for medical studies – within a short period of time.

College Semester

  • Course duration: 12 weeks
  • Course contents: biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, biochemistry, anatomy, medical theory, preparation for admission procedure, individual consultation
  • Language: lessons in English
  • Period: October – January or April – July
  • Type: intensive course
  • Participant places: small groups (max. 25 places)

Price: 6.800 €*

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Next course:

10.02.2020 – 13.05.2020
Incl. preparation for the selection interview

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Our 12-week college semester covers not only the natural sciences of biology, chemistry and physics, but also mathematics, biochemistry, anatomy and medical theory. Therefore, the extensive semester also includes topics that are usually not covered at school. As a result, a considerable advantage in knowledge is built up, which will make your starting medical studies immensely easier.

* Plus board and lodging on site during the course. If required, we can help you find suitable accommodation. Course structure and schedule are subject to change.

All contents at a glance

Differences: Pre-Medical Course and College Semester

Pre-Medical Course College-Semester
Course duration 3 weeks 12 weeks
Expenses 2.400 € 6.800 €
Lessons in English    
Medical theory    
Preparation for the admission procedure    
Individual consultation appointments    

Our lecturers

Dr. Stefan Hermann

Dr. Stefan Hermann


» PhD biochemist

» Scientist and guest lecturer at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

» Scientist and guest lecturer at Södertörns Högskola, Sweden

» Scientific employee at GlucoMetrix PVS GmbH, Potsdam, Germany

» Database developer

» Management consultant

Dr. Maria Panagiotou

Dr. Maria Panagiotou


» Research Assistant at Leiden University, Netherlands

» PhD in Neurophysiology at Leiden University, Netherlands

» Master’s Program Cognitive Neuroscience at Medical Centre Leiden

» Professional pharmacist license

Dr. Arash Momeni

Dr. Arash Momeni


» Research Assistant at TU Clausthal, Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany

» Research Assistant at Centre for Quantum Geometry of Moduli Spaces (QGM), Aarhus, Denmark

» Guest Researcher at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India

» Development Engineer at TIPCO

» Lecturer in Mathematics and Physics