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Medical University of Vienna
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Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy

Tasks of the University of Vienna

According to section 3 of the 2002 Universities Act the University fulfills the following tasks within its sphere of action:
  • advancement of sciences (research and teaching), and the advancement, appreciation and teaching of the arts;
  • education through science and the advancement and appreciation of the arts;
  • scientific, artistic, artistic-pedagogical and artistic-scientific training, qualification for professional activities requiring the application of scientific knowledge and methods, as well as teaching artistic and scientific skills at the highest level;
  • training and promotion of junior academics and young artists;
  • continuing education, particularly of university graduates;
  • internal co-ordination of scientific research (and the advancement and appreciation of the arts) and teaching at universities;
  • promotion of domestic and international co-operation in research and teaching, and the arts;
  • promotion of the use and practical application of their research findings, and of community involvement in efforts to promote the advancement and appreciation of the arts;
  • gender equality, and the advancement of women;
  • maintenance of contacts with graduates;
  • provision of public information on the performance of the tasks of the universities.

This Website provides information about the Medical University of Vienna, in particular activities in the fields research, education and patient care and the official bulletin according to the 2002 university acts.