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Exciting activities to do with the body and medicine as part of KinderuniWien, Vienna’s Children’s University event

(Vienna, 02-06-2015) Once again MedUni Vienna is putting on exciting activities as part of this summer’s KinderuniWien event. At "From spectacles to artificial hearts –technology for life", which is the main theme of KinderuniMedizin, children will be let into the secrets of medicine and learn surprising facts about the human body and disease.

Running from 13 – 17 July 2015, KinderuniMedizin will include exciting and fascinating talks and workshops based on the theme "From spectacles to artificial hearts – technology for life", which will take place in the Lecture Center (Vienna General Hospital) of MedUni Vienna. Workshops and seminars such as "Living with an artificial hand", "A look inside the tummy – What ultrasound can do ", "What's inside your head?" Or "What happens when bacteria get into a wound" provide the children with insights into the functioning of the human body and the technical equipment used in modern medicine today.

MedUni Vienna's exciting supporting programme includes free first-aid courses for parents and siblings. These courses are modular and are provided by the Worker's Samaritan Organization and the Teddy Bear Hospital for young children and there will also be a presentation by Vienna General Hospital's fire service.

The countdown has started for registration on 14 June
Interested children can register immediately for KinderuniWien at and between 10 – 15:00 hours on 14 June there will be a registration day on the University of Vienna campus (9., Spitalgasse 2, Courtyard 2) where young students will be able to register in person for their selected sessions. From 15 June onwards the KinderuniWien registration desks will also be open in the A1 booth (University of Vienna Campus, Courtyard 2) and at the A1 Internet for All Campus ((2., Engerthstraße 169). Online registration will start at the same time: go to

A program filled with fun, facts and breathtaking experiments
The University of Vienna, MedUni Vienna, Vienna University of Technology, the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences (BOKU) Vienna, VetMedUni Vienna, the University of Applied Sciences (FH Campus) Vienna and – this year for the first time – the Vienna University for Economics and Business Administration have combined forces to put together a diverse and exciting teaching programme for KinderuniWien 2015, putting themselves firmly in children's hands between 6 – 18 July. With a total of 496 courses, 29,559 places in lectures, workshops and seminars at six universities and one polytechnic and more than 600 scientists, KinderuniWien 2015 will be by far the biggest event of the last 13 years.

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