Dentistry - State examination

Our unique concept dent@ulm defines a Dentistry programme that combines tradition with leading-edge education.

With the innovative e-learning platform of the Clinic for Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics our students can apply their theoretical knowledge to virtual case studies.

Key data

Type of programme

State examination

Type of study
  • full-time
Study curriculum

Information on the study curriculum


Information for applicants

Available places per year

places may vary according to capacity

Start of programme
  • each winter semester
Available places per year


Orientation offer Language of instruction
  • German
  • restricted (for further information see 'Application')
Standard period of study (semester)


student advisory

Manuel Felix Heindl

Manuel Felix Heindl
Manuel Felix Heindl
Academic Staff
University Ulm
Dekanatsverwaltung der Medizinischen Fakultät
Albert-Einstein-Allee 7
89081 Ulm
Room: 5405
Telephone: +49 731 50-33656


Ingrid Klan

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Ingrid Klan
Non-academic Staff
University Ulm
Dekanatsverwaltung der Medizinischen Fakultät
Albert-Einstein-Allee 7
89081 Ulm
Room: 5406
Telephone: +49 731 50-33657

More about the course

First study section (semesters 1-4)

In the first semesters, you will gain a comprehensive insight into working in dentistry. In three introductory courses, you will learn first practical skills (e.g. fabrication of dentures).

  • Internship professional field exploration
  • Preparatory course in preventive dentistry
  • Preparatory course in dental technologies

In addition, the dental education leans heavily on the human medicine degree programme, as you participate in most lectures and practical courses of both disciplines together.

  • Fundamentals of science: biology, chemistry, physics
  • Fundamentals of medical theory: anatomy, biochemistry, physiology

Second study section (semesters 5 and 6)

The second study section serves to prepare students for practical dental work. You will undergo intensive practical training in the four dental disciplines

  • Dental conservation and periodontology
  • Dental prosthodontics
  • Oral and maxillofacial surgery
  • Dentofacial orthopedics and orthodontics

Education takes place in our state-of-the-art dental simulation clinic and  associated laboratories.

Third study section (semesters 7-10)

Partially interdisciplinary clinical courses are the focus of the last study section. You will work with and on patients under close supervision. Furthermore, comprehensive medical basics are taught in the following subjects, among others: internal medicine, materials science, microbiology and hygiene, pathology, dermatology and allergology, emergency medicine, pharmacology, ear, nose and throat medicine.


For further information please refer to the Dentistry web page.

Information leaflet