SRH was founded in 1966, and since then it has developed into a leading provider of educational and health-care services.
The Stiftung Berufsförderungswerk Heidelberg as a center for job-skills retraining is founded under the direction of Dr. h.c. Werner Boll.
Acquisition of the rehabilitation clinic in Karlsbad-Langensteinbach, which later becomes SRH Klinikum Karlsbad-Langensteinbach.
The foundation's name is changed to Stiftung Rehabilitation Heidelberg (the Heidelberg rehabilitation foundation).
Professor Klaus Hekking is named CEO of the foundation, a position he continues to hold today.
The Berufsbildungswerk Sachsen GmbH in Dresden is founded, a vocational training centre for adolescents with health problems.
Acquisition of the county hospital in Neresheim, which is reorganized as a rehabilitation facility for patients with cranial injuries and brain trauma (now called SRH Fachkrankenhaus Neresheim).
Expansion of international partnerships with Tunisia, South Korea and others with the goal of building professional rehabilitation centres in these countries.
The foundation Stiftung Rehabilitation Heidelberg is renamed SRH Holding; the corporate group is renamed SRH.
Founding of a school of physical therapy in Karlsruhe.
Avance Service GmbH, a catering company, is founded with the objective of integrating disabled persons into the labour market.
Acquisition of the district hospital in Suhl and integration into the SRH network of clinics. It is renamed SRH Zentralklinikum Suhl.
Founding of SRH Institut für Gesundheitsberufe (institute for health care professions) in Suhl, which offers education and training in a variety of fields such as physical therapy, MTA, childcare and paediatric nursing.
Construction of a modern seminar centre for in-house and external use on the campus of the group headquarters in Heidelberg.
Construction of the new wing of the SRH hospital in Karlsbad-Langensteinbach, which offers patients state-of-the-art facilities.
Purchase of the hotel management school in Pirna (now called SRH Hotel Akademie Dresden).
Purchase of the distance learning university in Riedlingen (now called SRH FernHochschule Riedlingen).
Acquisition of a majority share in the Bad Wimpfen health centre, a rehabilitation clinic for orthopaedics and internal medicine (now called SRH Gesundheitszentrum Bad Wimpfen).
Founding of Leonardo da Vinci secondary school in Neckargemünd, the first private secondary school for gifted and talented children in Baden-Württemberg.
Acquisition of the municipal hospital in Gera and integration into the SRH network of clinics. As part of this process, the clinic — the largest owned by SRH — is renamed SRH Wald-Klinikum Gera.
Grand opening of the futuristic Science Towers at the SRH Hochschule Heidelberg. In the same year, the institution is accredited by the German Federal Council of Science and Humanities as the first private university in Germany.
Outpatient health care services are expanded with the establishment of the company’s first outpatient care centre at SRH Zentralklinikum Suhl.
Opening of SRH Hochschule Hamm, the first university in Germany to offer a bachelor’s degree in logistics.
Acquisition of the Calw university of applied sciences, which is integrated into the network of SRH universities. The facility is renamed the SRH Hochschule Calw and offers degree programmes in tax management, accounting, and communications management.
The lean-hospital method is first introduced at SRH Klinikum Karlsbad-Langensteinbach. In cooperation with Porsche Consulting, processes are streamlined to increase productivity.
The remodelled centre for paraplegics at SRH Klinikum Karlsbad-Langensteinbach is reopened, offering patients high quality standards and modern facilities.
The SRH network of technical schools is expanded through the acquisition of four private schools for health sciences in North Rhine-Westphalia (located in Bonn, Krefeld and Leverkusen).
Acquisition of OTA University in Berlin and integration into the network of SRH universities. It is renamed SRH Hochschule Berlin.
The SRH Fachhochschule für Gesundheit, the university of applied health sciences, is founded in Gera. Bachelor’s degrees are offered in physical therapy, occupational therapy, health psychology, interdisciplinary early child development, and medical education.
The construction of an intensive care department at SRH Fachkrankenhaus Neresheim expands the hospital’s capacity by 12 beds; there is now space for 42 patients with severe cranial injuries and brain trauma.
SRH’s revenues rise above the 500 million euro level.
SRH Gesundheitszentrum Bad Wimpfen opens a new, modern therapy centre with the goal of providing holistic health care.
SRH clinics launch the “Initiative Neue Ärzte”, an innovative continuing education programme designed for young physicians.
The vocational school in SRH Berufsbildungswerk Neckargemünd is named an UNESCO Project School in recognition of its active commitment to environmental protection, human rights and tolerance.
Establishment of the first university chair in Germany for research on freedom. The course is now set for the founding of the John Stuart Mill Institut für Freiheitsforschung (institute for freedom research) at the SRH Hochschule Heidelberg.
SRH Zentralklinikum Suhl marks the 10th anniversary of its founding with a major anniversary celebration.
SRH Holding opens a new rehabilitation facility in Karlsbad for patients with mental health diagnoses
Establishment of Germany’s first ‘art’ hospital: at SRH Wald-Klinikum Gera, the arts play an integral role within the interior design of newly constructed facility.
SRH FernHochschule in Riedlingen establishes Germany’s first distance-learning degree programme for food management and technology.
SRH Hochschule Heidelberg celebrates its 40th anniversary. It is the oldest and largest private university in Germany.
The SRH Hochschule Heidelberg’s HeidelSat project is selected as one of the 2009 featured locations in the “365 Orte im Land der Ideen” competition (365 places in the land of ideas).
The opening of SRH Hotel-Akademie Dresden (formerly the hotel management school of Pirna) is celebrated at its new location.
The sports and therapy facilities on the Neckargemünd campus (Stephen-Hawking-Schule, vocational training centre) are modernised at a cost of €4.5 million, creating an optimal environment for students, apprentices and employees.
The top management of SRH Holding is restructured; with the addition of Dr. Thomas Wolfram, the executive board is expanded to three members.
SRH Klinikum Karlsbad-Langensteinbach celebrates its 40th anniversary. Dr. Monika Stolz, the minister of social affairs of the state of Baden-Württemberg, holds a speech emphasizing the hospital's important role.
Founding of the Mundanis Schule in Frankfurt, the first school to be open all day and all year round.
SRH’s bid to acquire the municipal hospital in Oberndorf on the Neckar is accepted.
The new cafeteria, "cube," opens on the Heidelberg campus.
SRH FernHochschule Riedlingen launches the Mobile MBA – the first degree programme to taught via iPad, making it possible to study any time or anywhere.
Günther Mächtle becomes chair of the SRH Holding supervisory board.
SRH FernHochschule Riedlingen is the first distance learning university to become accredited for 10 years.
A new central admissions office and helipad are opened at SRH Klinikum Karlsbad-Langensteinbach.
A new neurology department is opened at SRH Gesundheitszentrum Bad Wimpfen.
The corporate magazine, PERSPEKTIVEN, goes online
The Dr. Peter Simon school in Stuttgart is acquired by SRH vocational schools.
SRH acquires Medinet AG, the joint-stock company which owns the Burgenlandklinik in Bad Kösen and the specialty clinic Alte Ölmühle in Magdeburg.
SRH acquires the FORUM Institute for Continuing Management Education.