Course venue

University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

The Department of Ophthalmology of Mainz University is one of the largest of its kind in Germany. We treat well over 6.000 in-patients and over 65.000 out-patients per year.

The main clinical interest lies in the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma with over 1.000 glaucoma surgeries annually. Research facilities include Experimental Ophthalmology with state of the art laboratory research, clinical research and epidemiological and outcomes research within the  Gutenberg Health Study with more than 15.000 participants.

We welcome visitors who are interested to visit our clinical and our research facilities. Additional information can be obtained at our website:

Prof. Dr. med. Norbert Pfeiffer, LTCL
Direktor der Augenklinik Universitätsmedizin Mainz
Head of Department of Ophthalmology
Mainz University Medical Center
D-55131 Mainz Germany

Norbert Pfeiffer