The anatomic body donation

The anatomic body donation is essential for medical training, research into new healing methods, and medical science.
Those people that donate their body after their passing tot he Institute of Anatomy do science and the teaching o fit a great service.
Anatomic training and fundamental research on the human body are oft he utomost relevance tot he Institute of Anatomy at the University of Tübingen.

It is solely thanks to body donors that we are able to teach medical and dental students the necessary practical knowledge regarding the structure oft he human body, the basis of all medical activities.

We also have to rely on those altruistically donating their body to anatomy fort he further training of professional doctors to give them the opportunity tot learn special treatments and surgical methods.


Dr rer. nat. Peter Neckel

Working Group Leader | Head of Body Donation Programme

Simone Braun

Administration | Student Affairs | Body Donation Programme

The Penultimate Journey

The Evangelische Medienhaus Stuttgart (protestant media house Stuttgart) produced a multimedia-project about body donations with us. By clicking on the image, you will be forwarded tot he website

Information about the Anatomic Body Donation

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