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University Council

Like the Senate, the University Council is a central governing body. Two of the Council’s members are appointed by the Senate of the Medical University of Vienna, and two by the federal government. A fifth member is elected by these four members. University Council members hold office for five years.


The University Council of the Medical University of Vienna is made up of the following people (as at 14 May 2018):

Dr. Eva Dichand
Chair of MedUni Vienna's University Council, Media Manager

Dr. Brigitte Ettl
Medical Director of Hietzing Hospital with Rosenhügel Neurological Rehabilitation Center

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Irene Virgolini
University Professor of Nuclear Medicine
Director of the Department of Nuclear Medicine at the Medical University of Innsbruck 

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Reinhart Waneck
Former State Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Health

Prof. Dr. med. Thomas Zeltner
Deputy Chair of the University Council of the Medical University of Vienna,
Special WHO envoy and former Swiss Secretary of Health