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Clinical Research

All Postgraduate Programs and Courses

Education4 Semester (90 ECTS)

Language of study English

Next startOctober 2021

Costs 15.500,-

ManagementUniv.-Doz. Dr. Martin Brunner

TagsProfessionalisation of clinical research, patient safety, clinical trials, Good Clinical Practice

Current Information:

Due to the current situation we started our course virtually in October 2020. Our next start is sheduled for October 2021.

Clinical research plays a major role in translating scientific progress into improvement of patient care and optimal health resource allocation. It has become a sophisticated science requiring researchers to obtain highly specific training in health research methodology to assure ethical conduct and generation of valid results of clinical studies.

This postgraduate university programme is intended for university graduates in natural sciences with professional experience who pursue a career in health care research. Its objective is to qualify participants for designing, conducting, analysing, and presenting clinical studies. The programme provides students with a solid understanding of health research methodology and biostatistics.Students will also become familiar with international legal and ethical standards in clinical research.

Graduates of the postgraduate university programme will acquire the competence to successfully lead research projects and compete on an international level. Students successfully passing the postgraduate university course are grading with "Master of Science in Clinical Research".

Due to the current situation we started our course virtually in October 2020.

"This university course gives a great overview on the fundamentals and the complexity of Clinical Research and provides insights into the most relevant working areas. The mixture of theoretical and practical training, as well as the exchange with fellow students and lecturers helps to learn efficiently and to consolidate the acquired knowledge and skills. ”

Karoline Etschmaier, Mag., MSc, PhD Head of Clinical Research, AFreeze GmbH Innsbruck

Unit for Postgraduate Education and Training

Medical University of Vienna

Mariannengasse 14/Top10
1090 Wien

Tel. +43 (0)1 40160 - 40104