Medical University of Graz — A young university with a long-standing tradition
The core competencies of the Medical University of Graz are high-standard training and education, research at an international level and continuous improvement of top-quality-medicine. Additionally, the orientation toward the bio-psycho-social model is one of the main concerns of the university.
Range of Studies
- Bachelor Nursing Science
- Master Nursing Science
- Doctoral Programme Nursing Science
- Doctoral Programme Medical Sciences
- PhD Studies
The International Relations Office is responsible for fostering and establishing international collaborations. We are a service-center for international affairs.
We facilitate the mobility of students, teaching staff and administrative staff.
The Medical University of Graz has Erasmus cooperations with over 50 universities from 18 countries all over Europe. We are also proud of our tight and well-working relationships with medical colleges in Australia, China, Canada, Egypt, Indonesia, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia, Thailand, USA and Vietnam in which we exchange students doing clinical
electives. Please see our map of current joint projects.
Postgraduate School – Continuing Medical Education
The Postgraduate School offers different types of continuing education programmes at the Medical University of Graz.University training courses (“Universitätslehrgänge”) as well as seminars, symposia, congresses and the Observership Program belong to the range of continuing education programmes. The Postgraduate School acts as an interface between the Medical University of Graz and the continuing education programmes of the university.
Being a service center, the Postgraduate School offers an overview of the continuing education programmes at the Medical University of Graz. Besides, services for university-internal organizers of continuing education are offered.
Research at the Medical University of Graz – future technologies and high-tech now
Research is the major task of the university. Among education of health professionals and first class patient care the medical universities and university hospitals focus on gaining knowledge on diseases and their origin as well as prevention and therapies. This scientific research is the basis for progress in medicine, by investigation of physiological processes, decoding of genes and their functions, development of new surgery techniques and the testing of pharmaceuticals for new medicaments. Today and in its long tradition the Medical University of Graz has been committed to scientific medical research. At the university hospital and in the pre-clinical institutes and centres researchers are working on current topics with state-of-the-art methods and so contribute to medical and biotechnological progress every day. Get more information on our research topics and output at our research portal.
Successful research with long standing tradition
Die Medical University of Graz is looking back on a long standing tradition of successful and internationally respected research. Three Nobel Laureates originate from Graz:
- Fritz Pregl: Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1923)
- Julius Wagner von Jauregg: Nobel Prize in Medicine (1927)
- Otto Loewi: Nobel Prize in Medicine (1936)
Molecular basics of lipid associated diseases
Speaker: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Sattler
Vice-Speaker: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Akos Heinemann
Speaker: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Peter Holzer
and Univ.-Prof. Dr. Reinhold Schmidt
Speaker: Assoz.-Prof. PD Dr. Dr. Johannes Haybaeck
Sub-Speaker: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Andreas Leithner
Speaker: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Burkert Pieske
Sub-Speaker: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Harald Mangge