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Master thesis

Molecular Precision Medicine (UN 066 329)

General information

  1. The regulations of the statutes (Satzung) of the Medical University of Vienna apply to the Master's thesis.
  2. The Master's thesis serves as proof of the ability to work independently on scientific topics in terms of content and methodology.
  3. The Master's thesis is usually written in the 4th semester. The task of the Master's thesis is chosen in such a way that it is possible and reasonable for the student to complete it within six months.
  4. The modules MPM1, MPM2, MPM3 and MPM6 must be completed before starting the Master's thesis.
  5. The Master's thesis is worth 27 ECTS credits.
  6. The topic and the proposal for the supervision of the Master's thesis shall be submitted to the Medical University of Vienna for approval. Lecturers of the University of Vienna may also be consulted for the supervision/examination of the Master's thesis.
  7. If your supervisor is not affiliated with the Medical University of Vienna or the University of Vienna (external supervisor), you will need a co-supervisor. The co-supervisor should be an approved supervisor at either the Medical University or University of Vienna and qualified to evaluate:

  • the relevance of the proposed project and
  • the qualifications/suitability of the direct supervisor.

In these cases, please consult the appropriate Module Coordinator to identify a suitable co-supervisor for your topic.

Procedure for the Master's thesis

1. Notification of the Master's thesis topic

At the start of the Master's thesis, the topic and supervisor are reported to the Department of Studies and approved by the Curriculum Director. When registering the Master's thesis, a project plan must also be enclosed. (max. 5 pages)

Please return the completed form

2. Write the Master Thesis

3. Upload master thesis and evaluation in MedCampus

After completion of your master thesis, you have to upload it to MedCampus. It will be checked for plagiarism and, if necessary, retuned for rework.

The evaluation of the master thesis by the main supervisor must take place within 6 weeks after submission of the master thesis. The evaluation can be sent by e-mail to or uploaded in MedCampus by the main supervisor (only with MUW user ID).

After approval of the master thesis by the Curriculum Director, it can be found in your student account Med-Campus under Examination Results.

Please return the completed form

Lock: The intention of the lock is that the master thesis data is not made accessible for the duration of the lock. If a block is required, please set the blocking note in the publication server to "yes" and specify the blocking duration.