Zentrum für Medizinrecht

Welcome to the homepage of the Center for Medical Law

The Center for Medical Law was founded in 2005/2006 as a facility at the Faculty of Law of the Georg-August-University Göttingen. Its main task is the scientific research regarding current questions and problems that have arisen in those areas, where Medicine and Law collide. The Center emerged from the Department of Pharmaceutical and Medical Law, which existed since 1979 as a research centre at the Faculty of Law, managed by Prof. Dr. iur. Dr. h. c. mult. Erwin Deutsch (†), Prof. Dr. iur. h. c. mult. Hans-Ludwig Schreiber and Prof. Dr. med. Fritz Scheler (†).

Lecture series "Göttinger Medizinrecht aktuell"

Since summer term 2018 the Göttingen Center for medical law hosts open penal discussions and lectures on a regular basis.
These presentations are meant to present current topics of medical law to a wide audience, besides the regular university lectures and workshops and the annually Göttingen symposia on medical law.

The next lecture will deal with the topic "Justice in the German Health Care System". This event will takte place on December 8th, 18:00 c.t. online via ZOOM. You can find more information here.

The last penal discussion regardet the topic "suicide tourism" and took place on November 28th, 2019. The discussion was co-hosted by DAF - Demokratische Aktion Fachschaft
Impressions of the discussion can be found here, futher information is available here.

CANCELLED: 5th Göttingen symposium on medical law

Due to the current situation of COVID-19 the 5th Göttingen symposiums on medical law has been cancelled.

For further information click here.