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Welcome at the Medical University of Vienna and thank you for your interest in an Observership at our university.

The Medical University of Vienna strongly believes in knowledge transfer to achieve international cooperatons, as well as development and cultivation of international relationships amongst colleagues. In addition both, buildup of new relations and knowledge transfer will be supported.

An Observership at the Medical University of Vienna offers medical graduates and scientists from around the world the opportunity to obtain deeper insights and more professional expertise in a specific medical field.
Observers will be enabled to observe colleagues of one of the multiple clinical units of the Medical University of Vienna, to share individual clinical experiences and to attain a basic overview on background factors, structures and coherencies of the Austrian Health Care System.

Strict 'no hands-on' policy - no active involvement

Duration: maximum 6 months within 12 months

Minimum academic requirement: Master's degree

Application timeline: variable and dependent on current (legal) requirements and your nationality (lead- and processing times of up to 4 months possible).

Please send your application directly to the (clinical) unit (University Departments, Clinical Institutes, Medical Science Divisions) of your specific interest. Once the respective unit agrees to host you, the International Office will initiate the approval process accordingly.

Please refer to the Application Form for Observer below for further information and an overview of required data before you apply for an Observership.

An approval by the International Office can be issued only upon availability and clearance of all mandatory documents.

Contact International Office

Please feel free to contact us for any further queries concerning Observerships at the Medical University of Vienna.

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