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The Berlin Centre for Travel & Tropical Medicine, also known as the BCRT, is a privately run tropical institute which offers medical advice before and after travel.

We have developed a globally unique, practical concept of travel medicine advice: our travel practices are located in outdoor equipment stores. There you can get advice before your trip and also have a vaccination at the same time.

In addition, in our outpatient department in Berlin, we offer specialised infectious diseases consultation which is visited by patients from all of Europe. There we also carry out numerous clinical studies. In the area of vaccination studies the BCRT is one of the largest clinical test centres in Germany.

Current information sheet about Coronavirus

You can now download our current information sheet about the Wuhan coronavirus (2019-nCoV) (latest update: 29-MAR-2021) (560kB) Please note that the sheet is written in German language, but there are useful links at the bottom which also have English translations.

Closing of our travel clinics | Clinic Berlin Mitte remains open

Our main clinic in Berlin Mitte (Friedrichstraße) will remain open for you as usual.

Due to the nationwide lockdown and the closing of large parts of the retail sector, our travel clinics within the individual Globetrotter stores will also be closed until and including May 09, 2021.

For current information, please visit the page of the corresponding practice.

Influenza vaccine

The current influenza vaccine is now available in all our travel clinics.

Tests for COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-2 antibodies at BCRT

We offer antibody tests (past disease) on the new Coronavirus in collaboration with our laboratory service providers in all our travel practices.

Additionally, we now perform PCR tests (exclusion of an acute infection with COVID-19) only for certification of being symptom-free at all our locations.
Attention: In case of acute symptoms, please contact the official authorities instead.

For more information about the tests please click here

The Berlin Centre for Travel & Tropical Medicine is a labelling of the practise of Prof. Dr. Jelinek at the various locations of the travel clinics. The treatment contract is solely concluded with Prof. Dr. Jelinek.