The 3 committees of the DGOU act as advisers to the board regarding particular issues affecting the Association. They prepare the decisions of the board and give their recommendations.
The DGOU Committee on Education and Training [Bildung und Nachwuchs] is dedicated to subjects such as education and further training of doctors, fellowships and exchange programmes.
The DGOU committee on science, research and teaching [Wissenschaft, Forschung und Lehre] deals with questions regarding science management in the context of the higher education policy, as well as the framework conditions for research and training of students.
The DGOU committee on healthcare, quality and safety [Versorgung, Qualität und Sicherheit], in collaboration with professional associations and the VLOU, is dedicated to subjects including health economics and professional groups.