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Founded in 1365 as a Medical Faculty of the University of Vienna, the MedUni Vienna is now one of the world's largest and most renowned medical universities.

Brief profile

The Medical University of Vienna (briefly: MedUni Vienna) is one of the most traditional medical training and research facilities in Europe. It is today the largest medical training institute in the German-speaking area with about 8,000 students. With its 26 university hospitals, three clinical institutes, 12 theoretical medicine centres and numerous highly specialised laboratories, it is included among the most important cutting-edge research institutes of Europe in the area of biomedicine. Its own laboratory building with highly specialised "Core Facilities" was inaugurated in June 2010 with the "Anna Spiegel Research Building”.

University Management

Professor Dr. Markus Müller (Rector)


The scientific output and the quality of research at MedUni Vienna are constantly increasing.

Facts & Figures

  • 8.000 Students
  • 5.750 Employees (over all; rounded)
  • 3.800 Researcher
  • 26 University clinics and 3 clinical institutes
  • 12 Medical-theoretical departments
  • 22 Postgraduate University Courses and 3 certificate courses
  • 18 PhD Doctoral Degree (N094)
  • 10 Doctoral Degree of applied medical Science (N790)

Clinical Data General Hospital (2018)

  • 78.734 patients treated as inpatients each year
  • 553.000 patients treated as outpatients each year
  • 51.676 operations each year

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