Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin is a maximum-care university hospital spread across 4 campuses and with a Faculty of Medicine for 7,200 students, most of them in medicine. Each year, Charité treats about 125,000 inpatients in 3,200 beds, and more than 500,000 outpatients. The turnover in 2009 totalled nearly €1.2 billion, including revenue from patient care of €700 million. With government payments for teaching and research of €190 million and third-party funding of €127 million, Charité has supported almost 3,000 positions in research, making it one of the top-ranking medical faculties in Germany. With a staff of 13,000 Charité is also the second-largest employer in Berlin.

 

The Coordination Center for Clinical Trials, KKS, was founded in 2002 and is funded by Federal Funds to support clinical trials in a university hospital environment. It is now part of the Charité Center 4 for Therapy and Research. KKS has successfully supported about 200 trials, either investigator-initiated trials (IITs) or industrial trials investigating drugs, medical devices and other diagnostic or therapeutic procedures in phase I to III. It also offers all CRO services.

 

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