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Medical Physics

All Postgraduate Programs and Courses

Education6 Semester (60 ECTS)

Language of study English

Next startWintersemester 2026/27

Costs 5.940,-

ManagementAo.Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Wolfgang Birkfellner

TagsMedical physicists in clinical Facilities, general radiation protection ordinance, radiation protection officer, specialist acknowledgment

Postgraduate Program Medical Physics

Medical University of Vienna

Spitalgasse 23
1090 Wien


The curriculum covers the theoretical knowledge and practical know-how required by hospital medical physicists working in patient diagnosis and treatment, and by medical physicists working in leading positions within companies that develop and manufacture innovative medical technology. Students study the requirements of section 28 of the Austrian Radiation Protection Ordinance and will be qualified to act as a radiation safety officer. Graduates will also be certified and licensed by the Austrian government as qualified medical physicists to independently carry out all of the medical physics activities which come under the Austrian Radiation Protection Ordinance for Applications in Medicine.

“Medical physicist” is a » healthcare profession recognised in Austria.

The course is recognised by the German Society for Medical Physics (DGMP), being subject to certain conditions.