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In the following, you will find some websites that offer important information on hygiene and infection control.


The HARTMANN SCIENCE CENTER conducts research in the field of infection prevention and provides advice on disinfection, hygiene, infection prophylaxis and hospital-acquired infection.


German Federal Authorities

  • Robert Koch-Institute
    Central federal institution responsible for disease control and prevention.
  • Paul Ehrlich-Institute
    Federal institute for vaccines and biomedicines
  • Federal Ministry of Health
  • Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (Bundesinstitut für Arzneimittel und Medizinprodukte, BfArM)
    Testing of the activity, harmlessness and appropriate pharmaceutical quality of medicinal products; authorisation of medicinal products
  • Federal Institute for Consumer Health Protection and Veterinary Medicine at the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment
    Evaluation of existing and identification of new health risks; development of recommendations for risk mitigation purposes
  • Federal Centre for Health Education (Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung, BZgA)
  • German Institute for Medical Documentation and Information (Deutsches Institut für medizinische Dokumentation und Information, DIMDI)
    Publication of coding schemes for diagnoses and surgeries; maintenance of medical terminologies, nomenclatures, etc.; operation of information systems for medicinal products and medical devices; assessment of medical procedures and technology
  • Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (Bundesanstalt für Arbeitsschutz und Arbeitsmedizin, BAuA)
  • Federal Statistical Office


German Professional Associations

  • Association of the German Scientific Medical Societies (Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Wissenschaftlichen Medizinischen Fachgesellschaften, AWMF)
  • German Association for Hospital Hygiene (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Krankenhaushygiene, DGKH)
  • German Society for Hygiene and Microbiology (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Hygiene und Mikrobiologie, DGHM)
  • Association for Applied Hygiene (Verbund für Angewandte Hygiene, VAH)
  • Association of Hygiene Professionals in the Federal Republic of Germany (Vereinigung der Hygiene-Fachkräfte der Bundesrepublik Deutschland e.V., VHD)
  • German Association for the Control of Virus Diseases (Deutsche Vereinigung zur Bekämpfung der Viruskrankheiten e.V., DVV)
  • German Society for Virology (Gesellschaft für Virologie e. V., GfV)
  • German Society for Immunology (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Immunologie, DGfI)