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Department of Neurosurgery

Accreditation as "European Training Center of Excellence"

The Department of Neurosurgery has been re-accredited as "European Training Center of Excellence" in November 2014. More details here .

The ring sculpture in front of the Neurocenter

The ring sculpture is the work of art of the Japanese artist Kazuo Katase.

The human being is the center of our attention

The Department of Neurosurgery offers a wide range of surgical treatments for diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system. Learn more about us and watch the video clip below (4:25 minutes).


The divisions and sections of the Department of Neurosurgery provide diagnosis and treatment in one building. Our ultimate goal is the optimal care for our patients. This is ensured by regular quality checks. At the same time, we work closely with physicians in private practice.

Patient care

The patient is in the focus of our efforts. Learn more:
Patient information, ambulance and special consultations, stationary patient management, stations, doctors, Nursing / Common facilities, contact information, directions


A future-oriented research ensures optimal diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation. Therefore we are working on numerous projects, for e.g. in epilepsy research, neuro-oncology research, peripheral nerves research, or vascular neurosurgery research.

Medical Director: Prof. Dr. Juergen Beck

Deputy Medical Director: Prof. Dr. Oliver Schnell, MHBA

The Department of Neurosurgery ...

Video clip: the Department of Neurosurgery (from 2013)

Video: © FTV Studios, D-79856 Hinterzarten

International Medical Services

The International Medical Services (IMS) programme offers special services for foreign patients and their families who come for medical treatment to the University Medical Center Freiburg. Personal coordinators of the IMS are committed to making each patient’s stay as comfortable and convenient as possible. Our website at the IMS

Department of Neurosurgery

Breisacher Str. 64
D-79106 Freiburg

Phone: +49 761 270-50010/-50020
Fax: +49 761 270-50240

Medical Director

Prof. Dr. Juergen Beck