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Master’s Thesis Supervision

Completion of your University Course

With your master's thesis or dissertation, you show that you can work independently on scientific topics in terms of content and methodology and that you can develop practical solutions that you can defend.

Topic and Preparation

For your master's thesis or dissertation, you must choose a topic from one of the subject areas of the university programme that you want to complete. You determine the topic in agreement with your supervisor and have it approved by the academic director of the university programme. 

For the preparation and submission of your master's thesis or dissertation, the corresponding guidelines for the degree programme in human medicine apply. You must also adhere to the guidelines for "Good Scientific Practice - Ethics in Science and Research" of the MedUni Vienna, listed here, for your master's thesis or final dissertation for a university course. 

In this context, please also note the information provided by the Ethics Committee.

Naturally, you must comply with the provisions of the Copyright Act, BGBl. No. 111/1936, [§80(2) UG2002] when preparing your master's thesis or dissertation.

Plagiarism Assessment

The master's thesis is subjected to a plagiarism check. You can find more information about this plagiarism check on the MedUni Vienna website.

Negative Assessment

If the master's thesis or dissertation is assessed negatively by a supervisor, § 17a Para. 12 of Section II of the MedUni Vienna’s Articles of Association shall apply.