Presentation on theme: "Medical School of Strasbourg and University of Strasbourg"— Presentation transcript:
1 Medical School of Strasbourg and University of Strasbourg
2 Tumultuous history at the crossroads of the Rhine 1540 : Medicine is taught at the Lutheran College founded by Jean Sturm1566 : Maximilian II raises the college to the rank of an academy1621 : Ferdinand II converts the academy into a university1681 : Louis XIV confirms the university1794 : changes into a school for studying health by the convention1802 : transformation into a school of medicine1808 : rebirth of the faculty under Napoleon
3 History (II)1870 : Annexation of Alsace by Germany and from we had a free medical school in French but in 1872 it was transferred to Nancy.1918 : the Faculty becomes French once again1939 : the Faculty moves to Clermont-Ferrand and came back in 19451969 : integration of the Faculty in the University Louis Pasteur2009 : creation of the University of Strasbourg from the three former universities (scientific and medical; human sciences; law school)
4 University of Strasbourg (1/01/09) Set up from the former universitiesUniversity Louis Pasteur (scientific and medical university)Marc Bloch University ( human sciences university)Robert Schuman University (law school)
6 Aims of the new university the development of the basic missions of the university i.e. research, training, professional integration based on interdisciplinary collaboration and a synergy interactions of all the fieldsthe major availability of the teaching/research staff, the administrative staff and the students to allow the best possible studies and the work opportunities.the development of the leadership to face international competition with better assets and more visibility.
7 The UdS is hosting 42 000 students (21% foreign students), 11 423 trainees in continuous education,5 230 members of staff (of which 1500 come from national research institutions)It is constituted of 37 components i.e. training units, faculties, schools, institutesand 86 research units (Institute National de la Santé et de la Recherche Medical [INSERM] and Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique [CNR])covering a surface of sqm with 110 buildings.
9 All the fields in higher education are covered 50 Master programs26 Bachelor programs34 Professional bachelor programs9 doctoral schools2535 doctoral students (380 defenses/year)A European Doctoral College
10 Medicine studiesFirst cycle : 2 years preclinical studies ( competitive examination at the end of the first year with a fixed numerous clausus)Second cycle : 4 years clinical studies and hospital training periodsCompulsory national ranking tests for access into the 3rd cycleThird cycle – specializationgeneral medicine 3 yearsother specialized studies 4 to 5 years
11 Research Master’sBiological imagingNeuroscienceCellular and molecular physiopathologyPublic health and environmentEthics : life, norms and societies, medical ethics and bioethics
12 DepartmentsEvaluation committee for the theoretical and clinical teaching of the facultyDepartment of pedagogyMultimedia department – TICEUniversity and hospital department of ethicsDepartment of history and philosophy of life and health science-heritage and museum conservationDepartment of general medicineDepartment of human and social sciencesResearch commission
13 Research activities 7 INSERM units (national label) 4 University units (UdS label)Main fields :neurosciencesPhysiopathology of inflammation and cancerImmunityMicrobiologyCancerBiomaterials : biological processes and interface biophysics
14 Teachers and Students 139 Professors 100 Associate Professors 134 university hospital assistants and university clinic managers-hospital assistants5500 registered students (1800 1styear)24% foreign students