Associated to the Carl-Friedrich- Gauß-Faculty, the Peter L. Reichertz Institute of Medical Informatics (PLRI) is one of the leading medical informatics institutes in Germany and worldwide.
Technische Universität Braunschweig (TU Braunschweig) is a diverse University with 6 faculties and 120 institutes. More than 3,500 employees take care of about 20,100 students and 130 trainees. At this time, TU Braunschweig cooperates with more than 400 partner institutions and circa 60 research facilities around the globe, which shows the international orientation of the research. Found in 1745, TU Braunschweig has developed to a high profile university and is part of the “TU 9”, an association of the nine leading German Institutes of Technology.
Associated to the Carl-Friedrich- Gauß-Faculty, the Peter L. Reichertz Institute of Medical Informatics (PLRI) is one of the leading medical informatics institutes in Germany and worldwide. After more than 40 years of separate research in medical informatics at TU Braunschweig and Hannover Medical School (MHH), PLRI was founded in 2007 as a joint institute of both universities with branches at Braunschweig and Hannover to create a regional cluster of excellence in the fields of medical informatics. Its five research areas are Information systems & management, health-enabling technologies, accident & emergency informatics, mHealth, and eLearning. In all these fields, PLRI researches on data, information, and knowledge levels with innovative organization, representation, and analytics methodologies. Due to the variety of topics, PLRI collaborates in inter-disciplinary projects with health care centers, research institutes, enterprises, and public organizations in order to shape the future of healthcare and medicine.
Activities range from the local level, as with institutions in Braunschweig and Hannover, through regional, national, and global involving the World Health Organization. PLRI offers a variety of programs for Bachelor as well as Master students in the fields of Medical Informatics, Informatics, Business Informatics, and Computer and Communication Systems. As an academic institution belonging to two leading German universities, comprising an institute of technology and a medical school, and located in Europe’s most research-intensive region, PLRI offers excellent research opportunities.