Thursday, 26th November 2020

German Maltese Medical Association

GMMSLogoThe German-Maltese Medical Society (GMMS) was founded in 1999 under the patronage of the German-Maltese Circle.


The institution aims at promoting:

  • The exchange of knowledge about generally accepted scientific standards and the present and future state of the art in medicine
  • The organisation of high-level scientific medical symposia and educational programmes for postgraduate medical training
  • Teaching courses in public speaking, moderation and especially presentation of medical data in English for international congresses
  • Exchange programmes for training, tutorials, hands-on live surgical demonstration
  • Exchange programmes for students and for children of GMMS members
  • Support of clinical studies (Clinical Traineeship / Internship Scheme for Maltese Medical Students)

The Council is made up of:

From left to right: Mr. Stefan Cassar, Dr. med. Herbert Manfred Lenicker, Mr. Karl-Heinz Oedekoven, Dr. med. Maria-Iris Felice-Klaumann, Prof. Dr. med. Michael Knauth

Honorary President: Dr Herbert M. Lenicker
President: Dr. med. Maria-Iris Felice-Klaumann
Vice-President: Prof. Dr. med. Michael Knauth, Göttingen, Germany
Secretary/Treasurer: Mr Stefan Cassar
Secretary – Germany: Mr Karl-Heinz Oedekoven (Stolberg im Rheinland, Germany)

Postal address – Malta: Messina Palace, 141, Triq San Kristofru, Valletta, Malta
Postal address – Germany: K.-H. Oedekoven. Turmblick 7, D-52222 Stolberg, Germany

Click here to download Application Form for Membership

Contact Us

Messina Palace, 141 Triq San Kristofru,
Valletta VLT1465, Malta
(+356) 2124 6967


Permanent and temporary residents in Malta of German or Maltese nationality, not below the age of 18 years of age are eligible for membership to the German-Maltese Circle. Bona fide students between the ages of 14 and 18 are accepted as Junior Members.

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