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Scientific careers at the MedUni Vienna

A scientific career at the Vienna Medical University in research and teaching means exciting ideas, diversity and dynamism.

Researcher of the MedUni Vienna
Researcher of the MedUni Vienna

In the background of a competitive international university environment and competition for third-party funds, what follow, competition for the best heads becomes increasingly more important. For the MedUni Vienna, this means: What should be done strategically to attract and retain excellent researchers and teachers.

The values of the Vienna Medical University, to be imaginative, diverse and dynamic, are experienced in daily collaboration and in personal development and promotion.

The options for a dynamic scientific career at the MedUni Vienna are sectioned into two areas: 


Careers in research

MedUni Vienna is known far beyond its national boundaries for its research services: Genuine innovations are produced at the MedUni Vienna. The Medical University of Vienna, as a think tank, offers the basis for developing innovative ideas. It proves its claim to leadership in five research areas through the center of excellence approaches, specialised research clusters and interdisciplinary centers.

The extensive infrastructure with 30 university hospitals and clinical institutes; eight centers and five departments offers the optimal environment for research projects of all medical specialist areas. The research service of researchers at the MedUni Vienna moreover supports actively for financing, promotion, law, ethics, statistics, IT, quality assurance and the corresponding facilities for highly-specialised technologies and clinical and pre-clinical studies at the campus of the MedUni Vienna.

Careers in teaching

The Medical University at Vienna is the biggest German-speaking medical training institutions and in innovative teaching since over 650 years. It can look back upon an impressive history as a relevant and advanced university, from the implementation of bedside teaching by van Swieten, and Nobel prize winners in its rows, up to the high impact of its scientific publications.

It has greater autonomy than other universities with its Bachelor's, Master's Doctoral and PhD curricula, and has a modern, contemporary curriculum developed by the university itself. The option to train the future medical elite and pass on valuable knowledge is the main reason for a career at the Medical University of Vienna. With its campus in the center of Vienna, one of the world's most liveable cities, MedUni Vienna moreover boasts of an extremely attractive location.

Teaching at the MedUni Vienna

You will learn more about the teaching offer at the MedUni Vienna here.

Teaching at the MedUni Vienna
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