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Medical University of Vienna

In its structuring and alignment MedUni Vienna relies on the "triple track" strategy. Research, education and patient care represent the three cornerstones of the university's system. This enables medical science to respond flexibly to the continually changing demands of the state and society. In the process, maintenance of health as well as therapy, abatement of symptoms and prevention of disease


The Medical University of Vienna is the largest medical research institution in Austria. It was founded in 1365 as a Medical Faculty of the University of Vienna and has operated as an independent institution in the scope of autonomous university and self administration since 2004.


The attractive spectrum, which includes doctoral and PhD programmes, makes MedUni Vienna one of the most important centres for postgraduate training and the promotion of young researchers in the international vocational training market. Special university training courses such as tumour biology, care management, medical physics or toxicology round off the comprehensive teaching programme.

  • Degree Programme Human Medicine
  • Degree Programme Dentistry
  • Master's Degree Medical Informatics
  • PhD Doctoral Degree
  • Doctoral Degree of applied medical Science
  • Postgraduate University Courses


Research Cluster

  • Allergology/Immunology/Infectiology Cluster (AIIC)
  • Cancer Research/Oncology
  • Medical Neuroscience Cluster (MNC)
  • Cardiovascular Cluster (CVC)
  • Medical Imaging Cluster (MIC)


The team of the Human Resources Development department supports you in your personal and career development. Through our career consulting we offer you the possibility to reflect on your professional prospects. In this context we also make psychological tests available (eg. job-related personality questionnaire).

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University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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Student services

The International Office for Student & Staff Affairs is the central information point for students, teachers, members of the academic board as well as for the administrative staff of the Medical University of Vienna. Outgoings and Incomings. We offer student mobility for studying purposes, traineeships & staff mobility for teaching or training periods.

Library services

The Library offers:

  • The largest catalogue of medical media (current and historical) in Austria
  • Efficient and reliable provision of academic and scientific literature and information on medicine and related subject areas
  • Access to a worldwide network of electronic information thanks to pioneering technology that sets new standards

ICT services

ITSC is responsible for planning and implementing a high performance IT infrastructure, for its security and for the operation of all central IT systems. The department also provides IT support to students and staff, including maintenance of student workstations and staff PCs. ITSC is also responsible for procuring standard software and operating the University’s.

Campus life

With its campus in the center of one of the most live able cities in the world, the Medical University of Vienna has a very attractive location. More than 7500 students and about 4200 employees are out and about every day. Regarding its location and its departments, MedUni Vienna is really huge. This creates a challenge especially for new students. The following site plans provide a good overview of the premises and the accessibility of the Medical University.

Sports facilities

An active lifestyle should also be kept while studying. Students in Vienna have the option of using the numerous and inexpensive offerings of the University Sports Institute.

Student clubs

Alumni Club

Officially recognized by the Bundesministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft and Forschung, Österreich (Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research of Austria), Universität Wien (UNIVIE) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Austrian higher education institution.

Vienna, Vienna, Austria

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