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Language Proficiency & Courses

All lectures and most textbooks are in German. If you need language preparation, you can enrol in the German courses of the Sprachenzentrum der Universität Wien.

For refunding the costs of Language Courses please contact your Home International Office!

Recommended language skill

The recommended language skill to start your study or training period is German B1.

Language of instruction and of the exams is GERMAN:
Please note that therefore all courses and examinations are held in German.
A basic command of German B1 is also required for clinical rotations!

For an easier and consistent understanding of language requirements, use of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) is recommended, see


Sprachenzentrum der Universität Wien

University Campus - Old General Hospital
Alser Straße 4, Hof 1.16
1090 Vienna, Austria

P: +43 (0)1 4277-24101
F: +43 (0)1 4277-9241
Sprachenzentrum Universität Wien