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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 27 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)


Tasks/Fields

Facts & Figures

Woman and men employee ratio
With approximately 5.500 employees in the year 2015, the Medical University of Vienna is one of the largest medical education and research facilities in the german speaking region. The amount of staff in management positions is with 19,8 % constantly low.
  • 8.000 Students
  • 5.500 Employees (over all; rounded)
  • 1.090 Employees in administration (rounded)
  • 3.630 Researcher
  • 27 University clinics and 3 clinical institutes
  • 12 Medical-theoretical departments
  • 18 Postgraduate University Courses
  • 16 PhD Doctoral Degree (N094)
  • 10 Doctoral Degree of applied medical Science (N790)

Clinical Data General Hospital (2015)

  • 1.603 medical doctors
  • 106.869 patients treated as inpatients each year
  • 539.611 patients treated as outpatients each year
  • 53.174 operations each year

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