Medical University of Vienna

Medical University of Vienna
Medical University of Vienna
Established 1365 (as Medical Faculty of the University of Vienna), became independent in 2004
Type Public
President Wolfgang Schütz
Students 7500[1]
Location Vienna, Austria

The Medical University of Vienna (German: Medizinische Universität Wien, short: MUW) is a medical university in Vienna, Austria.

Formerly the faculty of medicine of the University of Vienna, became an independent university on January 1, 2004. The independence of medical schools from the structure of "general" universities was part of a larger reform of the Austrian university system enacted by the Schüssel government in 2003.

The Medical University of Vienna is the largest medical research institution in Austria and the biggest medical university in all the German speaking countries. It was founded in 1365 as a Medical Faculty of the University of Vienna and has operated as an independent institution in the scope of autonomous university and self administration since 2004.


The Medical University of Vienna offers degree programes in Human Medicine (N202) and in Dentistry (N203). Graduate and Postgradueate programmes offered are a Master's Degree in Medical Informatics (N936), a PhD Doctoral Degree (N094) and a Doctoral Degree of applied medical Science (N790), furthermore 13 Postgraduate University Courses.

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Coordinates: 48°13′12″N 16°21′05″E / 48.22°N 16.35139°E / 48.22; 16.35139

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