About the Radboudumc Center for Infectious DiseasesThe Radboud university medical center for Infectious Diseases (RCI) has a leading role and a unique identity in top referral care, healthcare innovation, scientific research, and transfer of knowledge in the field of infectious diseases. read more
About the Radboudumc Center for Infectious Diseases
The Radboud university medical center for Infectious Diseases (RCI) has a leading role and a unique identity in top referral care, healthcare innovation, scientific research, and transfer of knowledge in the field of infectious diseases. It is the RCI’s ambition to be a leading institute in the field of infectious diseases in Europe and in the world.
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Sauerwein medal for Arjan van LaarhovenAward for tuberculosis research at Radboudumc29 November 2022
Launch of DRIVE-AMS18 November18 November 2022
Computer determines the right dosage of antibiotics for ICU patientsPhD thesis defense of Eveline Wallenburg on August 29 at 2:30 p.m.29 August 2022
Our expert areas
HIV human immunodeficiency virusRadboudumc is one of the 26 HIV treatment centers in the Netherlands read more
Lyme diseaseRadboud university medical center, the RIVM, the Amsterdam UMC, and the Lyme Association make up the Dutch Lyme Disease expertise center. read more
Mycobacterial infectious diseases Tuberculosis and non-tubercular mycobacteria (NTM)Radboud university medical center is a nationally recognized expertise center for tuberculosis and NTM. read more
Orthopedic infectionsRadboud university medical center is one of the national centers designated for the treatment of patients with complex orthopedic prosthesis infections, particularly infections of hip and knee prosthetics. We fulfill a regional and national referral function. read more
Outbreak Management care of very infectious patientsWe use our expertise in caring for very infectious patients at Radboud university medical center. We also participate in national advisory bodies and play a coordinating role in outbreaks across the world. read more
Fungal infectionsRadboud university medical center, together with CWZ, is a recognized expertise center in the field of fungal infections.
Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infection PreventionWe focus on to the development and implementation of (cost)effective, timely, safe, and person-centered diagnostics, antimicrobial therapy and infection prevention measures for patients with -a risk of- an infectious disease. read more
SPICE: Expert Registry
The Specialized Program for Infectious Disease Care Everywhere (SPICE) is an expert registry for providing expert consultancy and support matched to the need of healthcare sector in LMICs to ensure standardized and integrated infectious diseases (ID) care.read more
Education, degree programs & masterclasses
International HealthWe offer a range of activities for international health and tropical infectious diseases in which education, research and service are integrated. These activities are established in 1972. read more
The Center of Infectious Diseases offers a range of activities for international health and tropical infectious diseases in which education, research and service are integrated. These activities are established in 1972.
We maintain working relations with several groups within the Radboud University as well as with many other universities in the Netherlands. We have established long-term working relations with specific institutes in Latin America, Africa and Asia.
Education: Rotation Program for Student Doctors in low-income countries
At the end of the Master study program, a student can choose to participate in the Rotation Program for 3 months for Student Doctors in low-income countries (Africa, Asia, Latin America). In view of the adaptability that is demanded and to ensure a good cost-benefit outcome, the student will be well prepared before leaving for the rotation. When a student has participated in this program, this will be stated in his or her medical qualifications. More information
International health research is an integral part of the Center of Infectious Diseases. Long-term relations have been established with different partners in the tropics. Research lines include tuberculosis, HIV, malaria, dengue, antimicrobial resistance.
Service on tropical diseases and travel medicine is provided by internist-infectious diseases specialists with long-term experience in tropical medicine and travel medicine. Specialized microbiological diagnostic facilities are also available. The Radboud Travel Clinic provides travel advice to the general public, but also to individuals with chronic diseases.
Within the Center of Infectious Diseases we have a core team of senior academic staff-members. Each with several years of field experience in public health or tropical medicine. In addition junior staff is employed for specific projects.
Our masterclasses and refresher programsFor medical professionals, both from within the Netherlands and abroad, we offer an interesting range of refresher programs and master classes.
Education Dutch Antimicrobial Stewardship
How to improve antibiotic use: a practical introduction to the development and implementation of Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs. read more