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Supplementary Examination


The supplementary examination in Latin has to be taken before the completion of the first study phase (2 semesters).

The supplementary examination in Latin is not necessary, if you have successfully taken Latin at a secondary school to the extent of 10 semester hours.

Medical Terminology Seminar

Course Type seminar preparing for the Latin examination and as a free elective.
Extent 3 semester hours for two semesters
Start Every winter semester
Registration necessary
Participants maximum 550 students

Supplementary Examination in Latin

according to § 4 Abs. 1 lit.a UBVO 1998 for students of the Medicine and Dentistry degree programmes

Deadlines legally required until the end of the first study phase, globally extended by decree until the end of the third semester. A further extension of the deadline possible upon request to the Curriculum Director (by e-mail to, before the end of the above-mentioned deadlines, in case of valid reasons or negative Latin examination results. In case of non-presentation of a positive result until the end of the 4th semester, registration for the instruction in small groups for the 5th semester possible(Application)
Registration Via the Internet on MedCampus
Mode written – the 3rd resits is written before an examination board and the 4th resits is oral before an examination board
Attempts 1+ 4 resits (resit 3 and 4 before an examination board). Only the attempts made at MedUni Vienna are counted
Scope About 80 terms
  1. Analysis and translation of terms into German
  2. Translation of terms from the German
  3. Grammar of composite terms  (congruence)
Dates see Information in German
  • ab 60 % Positive
  • 60-70 % Pass
  • 71-80% Satisfactory
  • 81-90% Good
  • 91-100% Very good

Examinations taken at other universities can only be recognised as supplementary examination in Latin, if it is the supplementary Examination in Latin of the corresponding university (acc. to § 4 Abs. 1 lit. a UBVO 1998). The determination of equivalence at other universities than MedUni Vienna is subject to the guidelines of the other university, but it absolutely requires a registration as an officially enrolled student at MedUni Vienna at the time of taking the examination.