At the Charité, scientists and physicians engage in state-of-the-art research, patient care and education. It extends over four campuses with more than 100 clinics and institutes bundled under 17 Charité Centers. Healing and helping along with research and teaching are the main priorities at the Clinical center. With approximately 574,000 outpatient and over 133,000 inpatient cases yearly, the Charité has a wealth of medical expertise and experience.
Established in 1970, Germany's University of Kaiserlautern remains the only technology- and natural science-oriented university in Rhineland-Palatinate and the second-largest open university in Germany. Its University of Applied Science fosters close relations with a large number of universities throughout the world, while its Technical University is renowned for its forward-thinking courses, such as mathematics and information technology.
For more than a decade, Germany's Fraunhofer Institute has cultivated a worldwide reputation for groundbreaking software development, software quality management, and software competence management. Together with its sister institute in the United States, Fraunhofer offers processes, methods, and techniques for developing software-based systems according to engineering style principles. Through proven innovative solutions, products based on software can be brought to the market with a measurably higher degree of efficiency.