Faculty of Medicine
Duration / ECTS - Credits
6 semesters / 180 ECTS
Academic Degree
Bachelor of Science (BScMed)
Qualification Level
Bachelor (first study cycle)
Information on the Curriculum*
Mode of Study
Language of Instruction
Location of Implementation

The Bachelor degree programme in medicine is a six-semester (three year) study programme. Graduates will be awarded a “Bachelor of Science in Medical Sciences, BScMed” (180 ECTS).
(Is currently only offered in German)

Admission Requirements

Bachelor degree programme available in German language only (C1).

Prerequisites for admission to the Bachelor’s programme at SFU MED are

  • university entrance qualification (Matura/Abitur, university entrance qualification)
  • proof of a total of three hours of biology per week in the entire upper secondary school
  • excellent knowledge of German (C1), very good knowledge of English (teaching language German)
  • complete and positive completion of the admission procedure of SFU MED

Admission Procedure

Bachelor degree programme available in German language only (C1).

SFU MED Admission Procedure on our German page.

Course Structure, incl. Curriculum

The bachelor’s degree program is passed through the successful completion of modules and skills lines. Modules are blocks of courses in which direct basic medical knowledge from the preclinical and clinical areas is taught; in actual patient treatment, this extends to diagnosis. In the skills lines, which are designed longitudinally over all semesters of the bachelor’s program, skills are taught that serve the personal development and communication skills of the students, the training of technical and scientific skills and the early contact with patients.


Qualification Profile & Skills

In the bachelor’s program, students learn the basics of medical knowledge with close integration of preclinical and clinical subjects. The program is characterized by early patient contact, teaching of extensive diagnostic knowledge and learning of medical interviewing in close cooperation with the Faculty of Psychotherapy Science at SFU.

Occupational Profiles & Career Opportunities

These are primarily:

  • Companies in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Medical technology companies
  • Dental technology companies
  • Companies active in the field of medical aids
  • Hospitals, in particular management / nursing departments
  • Public institutions in the health sector, offices, authorities
  • Social and non-profit organisations
  • Medical publishers and journals
  • Medical didactics
  • Management of medical training institutions
  • Companies from the chemical-toxicological sector
  • Management of health care facilities

Tuition Fees & Financing

The tuition fees for the Bachelor’s degree programme in the specialisations of human and dental medicine at SFU MED amount to EUR 12,500 per semester.

Following the applicable criteria, Sigmund Freud University awards scholarships and grants every year.
Information only available on our German page.

Dates & Deadlines


Faculty of Medicine
Sigmund Freud University Vienna
Freudplatz 3
A – 1020 Vienna

Tel: +43 1 90 500 70 1111