AZKIM consortium

The Academic Center for Complementary & Integrative Medicine (AZKIM) is a supra-regional association of physicians and scientists at the four university hospitals in Baden-Württemberg Heidelberg, Freiburg, Tübingen and Ulm.


AZKIM researches the effect and safety of complementary medical procedures using strictly scientific methods.

The focus is on the mechanisms of action of herbal agents, nutrition and acupuncture in the supportive therapy of immunological diseases and tumor diseases.

The AZKIM Steering Committee is composed of:

The partners involved combine their diverse expertise in the following areas:


Immunology | Oncology | Herbal Agents | General Medicine | Naturopathy


The AZKIM partners during their retreat in Freiburg on September 29/30, 2022.