Study and Teaching

The training of students in human medicine is a central task of the Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care, Emergency and Pain Medicine, University Hospital Wuerzburg. Here you will find general information about studying.

Teaching events

The clinical section includes numerous lectures, seminars and courses on the four pillars of anesthesiology - anesthesia, intensive care, emergency medicine and pain medicine. Further details can be found in the course catalogue of the University of Wuerzburg. The lectures, seminars and electives are online.

Teaching coordinator

Univ.-Professor Dr. med. Peter Kranke, MBA
Phone: +49 931 201-30011
Consultation hours by appointment.

Student secretariat

Students can contact the student secretariat of the Clinic and Polyclinic of Anesthesiology directly for all specific issues concerning student matters in the field of anesthesiology:

Isabelle Fleißner
Phone: +49 931 201-30011
The general business hours are:
Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Student counselling

Students of human medicine can obtain general information and advice from the student advisory service. Responsible for the clinical section is:

Ellen Höhl
Medical Dean's Office
Josef-Schneider-Str. 2 / D7
first upper floor, room 005
97080 Würzburg, Germany
Phone: +49 931 201-55221
E-mail: hoehl_e@
Consultation hours by appointment.

Practical year and clinical traineeships

You have the opportunity to complete your elective tertial in anesthesiology. In a well-structured concept you will gain insights into critical situations, surgical operations and methods of pain elimination. In addition, there is the opportunity to train practice-relevant skills in the simulation centre. An accompanying offer of topic-deepening events complements the knowledge and prepares well for the oral state examination.

Doctoral theses

The Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care, Emergency and Pain Medicine, University Hospital Wuerzburg is very active in the field of research. That is why we regularly award experimental and clinical doctoral theses. If you are interested, please contact the responsible heads of the individual working groups directly. The main topics are:

  • Clinical studies
  • Malignant Hyperthermia
  • Lung failure in adults
  • Organ failure in sepsis
  • Questions about the blood-brain barrier
  • Molecular pain research
  • Metabolism in fibromyalgia
  • Hemodynamics and ultrasound techniques
  • Quality management
  • Intelligent monitoring and diagnostic procedures
  • Postoperative nausea and vomiting
  • Systematic reviews
  • Shock Room Management
  • Intensive medical studies

Teaching resources

Due to the confusing flood of textbooks on the subject of anesthesia, former clinic director Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h.c. Roewer himself has published two works that are suitable for students and young professionals and summarize the basic knowledge. The works Anästhesie compact and Taschenatlas Anästhesie were both published by Thieme Verlag. Other works by the publishing house of the same name are aimed at doctors in continuing education. They are: Anesthesia in emergency medicine, anesthesiological pharmacotherapy and transesophageal echocardiography. Further teaching aids from our staff include monographs on obstetric anesthesia and on the prophylaxis and therapy of nausea and vomiting after anesthesia, Springer-Verlag.


Portraitfoto von Anna Dagen

Anna Dagen

Stellvertretende Direktionsassistentin

+49 931 201-30011