Welcome to
AMBOSS Campus!

University of KwaZulu-Natal
College of Health Sciences

Study Smarter, Score Higher

In cooperation with the University of KwaZulu-Natal College of Health Sciences, all medical students can explore the AMBOSS learning platform and enjoy unlimited access to expertly written medical knowledge.

Step-by-Step guide to activate

1.  Login to AMBOSS  or proceed to create your AMBOSS account.

2. Click on the “Account” icon on the left-hand side of your dashboard.  Then under “Institutional Licenses”,  click “Activate Now”.

3. Select “University of Kwazulu-Natal College of Health Sciences” from the dropdown under Campus License and the click on Campus License to send your request to join.

4. Follow the steps for verifying you are a member of your university by providing your school email address in the format “@stu.ukzn.ac.za”, “@ukzn.ac.za” or “@stuukznac.onmicrosoft.com” clicking the Campus License button again to submit. You should immediately receive an email with a confirmation link to complete your activation.

5. You’ll then have standard access (limited to 50 questions) to AMBOSS until 31 December 2021.

6. Download the AMBOSS apps for Android and iOS so you can use AMBOSS offline!

What is AMBOSS?

Created and written by a team of dedicated physicians, AMBOSS is an interactive library of over 20,000 medical topics interlinked with a Question Bank with over 5,000 clinical case-based questions. With all the necessary resources in one place, AMBOSS delivers up-to-date medical knowledge to students, physicians, and faculty around the world.


Reveal what’s important
Memorize the most important facts
by turning on built-in highlights, to scan
and focus on relevant information.


Explore visually
Retain more information using thousands
of charts, x-rays and images with digital overlays
that illustrate key diagnostic points, structures
and systems.

Attending Physician

Learn constructively
Stuck? Get clues for approaching the questions,
and develop skills not just in finding correct answers
but in creatively defining your solutions.

Dynamic Depth

Examine closely
Organize a personal study plan that
synchronizes questions and Learning Cards,
allowing you to test your knowledge and
expand it, all in one place.


Measure up
Sort custom Qbank sessions by difficulty
level, and reveal statistics about how others
answered so you can compare scores.

Take the AMBOSS Tour

Learn to:

  • use all features in our Knowledge Library
  • create customised question sessions
  • analyse your study performance

Download ANKI and study with Interactive Flashcards

Download the AMBOSS add-on for Anki and connect high-yield Learning Cards with all your favourite decks on Desktop! Hover over terms in flashcards to see pop-up definitions and jump straight to AMBOSS Learning Cards to get the bigger picture on any topic.

  1. If you don’t already have one, create your AMBOSS account here.
  2. Make sure you’re using Anki 2.1.15 or newer. If you currently don’t have it installed or would like to update it, you can find the latest version of Anki here: https://apps.ankiweb.net/
  3. Once you’ve checked that you’ve installed a compatible version of Anki, instantly download the add-on here. (Not yet available on mobile.)
  4. Open the folder where your browser’s downloads are usually stored. In it you should find a new file named “amboss.ankiaddon.”
  5. Open up the Anki app and click on “Tools” and then on “Add-ons.” A new window will open where you can simply drag and drop in the amboss.ankiaddon file. A confirmation message should then appear telling you that the installation was successful.
  6. As a very last step, restart Anki by quitting the application and opening it again. The AMBOSS login window will appear where you can plug in your AMBOSS credentials.
  7. Now start using the add-on! Hover over terms in flash cards to instantly see their pop-up definitions provided by AMBOSS. To delve into topics further, click on the pop-up to open the corresponding Learning Card in the AMBOSS Knowledge Library.

Download the AMBOSS Apps

Campus FAQs

What does this Campus License mean?

With this Campus License you have unlimited access to our  Library and 50 questions per month in our Question Bank.

What if I already have an AMBOSS account?

Not a problem. Simply follow these instructions to activate your access.

Who is AMBOSS made for?

AMBOSS is a learning system designed for your whole medical career. Medical students, residents and physicians can use the library as an easily navigable reference tool for their clinical work and prep for exams with an integrated clinical case-based question bank.

Who writes the medical content in AMBOSS?

AMBOSS content is written by a team of over 50 international physicians. The editorial team ensures that each article meets our highest standards of quality with respect to content, structure and style. Entries are reviewed by at least three medical professionals and one copy editor before being published.

Happy to help

If you have any questions about using AMBOSS at your university or with your colleagues, feel free to send us a message at institutions@amboss.com.