Following are some of the top medical schools in Germany:

Heidelberg University
- There are two medical faculties at Heidelberg University: Medical Faculty of Heidelberg; Medical Faculty of Mannheim. The Medical Faculty of Heidelberg is the oldest in Germany.
- Research activities at the Medical Faulty Mannheim are primarily focussed on four thematic areas: Oncology, Neuronal Plasticity, Vascular Medicine and Medical Technology.
- Heidelberg University is ranked 1st in Germany and 45th in the world for Life Sciences and Medicine (QS World University Rankings 2010).

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)
- LMU Munich is one of the leading research universities in Europe.
- The Faculty of Medicine consists of the University of Munich Hospital, the preclinical and academic facilities, and the clinical-theoretical facilities. It is the largest medical training institution in southern Germany.
- The faculty has achieved an international reputation and standard in both academic and clinical work.
- LMU Munich is regularly rated at the top end of national and international rankings.

Georg-August-University of Göttingen
- At the Georg-August-University of Göttingen, medical research and medical education on high level is done since the 18th century.
- Since 2003, the Faculty of Medicine offers the study programme of Moleculare Medicine with Bachelor, Master and PhD-Degree. The Faculty is also strongly involved in the postgraduate, international Study Neurosciences, Molecular Biology and Medical Informatics.

University of Freiburg Faculty of Medicine
- The University of Freiburg offers graduate students excellent conditions in the fields biology, chemistry, and mathematics. The University achieved top placements in European comparison in these fields in the 2010 Excellence Ranking of the Center for University Development (CHE).
- University of Freiburg is ranked 110th globally for Life Sciences and Medicine in the QS World University Rankings 2010.

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek, Forbes
Australia - Good Universities Guide, Graduate Management Association of Australia
Canada - Maclean's Guide, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, THES, Webometrics, Newsweek
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