Medical University of Vienna

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Medical University of Vienna
Type Public
Established 1365 (1365)
Rector Markus Müller
Location Vienna, Austria
Campus Urban
Colors Blue and white

The Medical University of Vienna (German: Medizinische Universität Wien) is a public university located in Vienna, Austria. It is the direct successor of the faculty of medicine of the University of Vienna, founded in 1365 by Rudolf IV, Duke of Austria. As one of the oldest medical schools in the world, it is the oldest in the German-speaking countries, and was the second medical faculty in the Holy Roman Empire, after the Charles University of Prague. The Medical University of Vienna is the largest medical organization in Austria, as well as one of the top-level research institutions in Europe, providing Europe's largest hospital, the Vienna General Hospital, with all of its medical staff. The university enrolled more than 7,000 students, and it ranked second-best in global universities in Austria and 67 wordwide in clinical medicine programs in U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings.[1]

Informatics programs

Health and clinical informatics

The following health/clinical informatics options exist for potential students:

M.S. in Medical Informatics
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Available online? No
Program URL:

Ph.D. in Medical Informatics, Biostatistics and Complex Systems
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Available online? No
Program URL:

Additional external links


  1. "Medical University of Vienna". U.S. News & World Report - Best Global Universities. U.S. News & World Report LLP. Retrieved 12 November 2016.