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Facts and Figures


University of Leipzig Medical Center is a maximum-care hospital which offers the entire spectrum of medical care with the exception of heart surgery and pediatric cardiology.

More than 6,000 employees wo​rk in patient care, research and teaching for Leipzig University Medicine (UML).

Medical care

​1,451​inpatient and day patient beds
​5​6,484​inpatient and day patient cases (2022)
​307,332​outpatients receiving treatment (2022; incl. MedVZ medical service center)
​ 59,140 ​Patients receiving emergency treatment per annum
 ​7 ​Departments
​35​Operating theatres


Employees of Leipzig University Medicine

  ​5,805  ​Employees at the UKL 
of whom more than 900 are doctors, with ca. 2,000 nurses and auxiliaries
​3,626​​Students of human medicine and dentistry in the 2022/2023​ winter semester 
Each year we welcome 420 new students.
​838​Schoolchi​ldren and trainees, incl. under the BaföG scheme (Federal Training Assistance Act)
​1,750​Staff in institutions of the Medical Faculty; including
​904​with third-party funding


Financial figures (2021)

​592 million Euro​turnover (UKL)
62.95​  million Euro​in external funding
82.72​​  million Euro​state subsidy for the Medical Faculty
​  1.201​​​Case mix index (average degree of severity of cases treated)