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After three years of construction, the Werner and Michael Otto University Pediatric Clinic was officially opened. The UKE Pediatric Clinic is the most modern pediatric clinic in Northern Germany and from the start it has been built with the needs of sick children and adolescents in mind. The clinic offers all of the fundamental areas of pediatric care under one roof. The construction of the UKE Pediatric Clinic cost 69.5 million Euros, a third of which was raised through donations.

Construction of the new building of the pediatrics clinic. Opening scheduled for the year 2016/2017.

The University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf (UKE), representing one of the biggest among the 33 University Medical Centers in Germany, celebrates its 125th anniversary.   

Having performed more than 2.000 stem cell transplantations, the University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf (UKE) is one of the leading centers for allogeneic stem cell transplantation in Europe.

A year of records for the UKE: 42.888 performed surgical treatments, which means more than 117 operations per day.   

The University Cancer Center Hamburg again awarded as Center of Excellence in Oncology by Deutsche Krebshilfe (Engl.: German Cancer Aid).

Leading positions for the prostate center Martini-Klinik worldwide: approx. 5000 patients having been treated and more than 2000 received surgical intervention. 

The clinic for urology takes leading positions in Germany as specialist in the field of urethral reconstructions - 213 interventions performed. 

Inauguration of the Children-for-Tomorrow building of the Steffi Graf Foundation.

Opening of the four-star Dorint Hotel on the territory of the University Medical Center UKE.

Inauguration of the new building of the Clinic of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy.

Opening of the RehaCentrum Hamburg (Engl.: Hamburg Rehab Center) on the UKE premises.

Opening of the HanseMerkur Center for Traditional Chinese Medicine.

After opening of the new building complex the UKE becomes the most modern University Medical Center in Europe.

Commendation and promotion of the Hubertus Wald Tumor Center/University Cancer Center at the UKE as Center of Excellence in Oncology by Deutsche Krebshilfe (Engl.: German Cancer Aid).

The UKE is the first University Medical Center in Germany to be certified in its entirety according to DIN ISO 9001 by Germanischer Lloyd.

Inauguration of the new building devoted to teaching.

Inauguration of the new building devoted to research.

Establishment of the University Cancer Center Hamburg (UCCH).

Opening of the state-of-the-art prostate carcinoma center Martini-Klinik on the territory of the UKE.

The law regarding the restructuring of the UKE is enforced. Funding amounting to €400 million is approved by the City of Hamburg and by the State of Germany to 50% each.

Name change to University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf.

As one of few medical institutions the University Hospital Eppendorf regularly performs bone marrow transplantations with an unrelated donor.

The new building of the University Eye clinic is being opened.

The senate presents a concept for a fundamental structural transformation.

Name change to University Hospital Eppendorf.

Opening of Hamburg University; establishment of the medical faculty. Ten professorships are created at the General Hospital Eppendorf.

Name change to General Hospital Eppendorf.

Construction of the main facilities. Opening of the New General Hospital.

First draft of a new general hospital under Heinrich Curschmann.

Heinrich Curschmann becomes the medical director of the General Hospital St. Georg.