Faculty of Medicine
Duration / ECTS - Credits
6 semesters / 180 ECTS
Academic Degree
Doctor medicinae universalis (Dr. med. univ.)
Qualification Level
Master (2nd study cycle)
Mode of Study
Language of Instruction
Location of Implementation

The Master degree programme in Human Medicine is a six-semester (three year) study programme. Graduates will be awarded a “Doctor medicinae dentalis, Dr. med. dent.” (180 ECTS).
(Is currently only offered in German)

Admission Requirements

The prerequisite for admission to the study program Master Human Medicine is the completion of a Bachelor’s or Diploma study program of the same subject or a Bachelor’s study program of the same subject at a university of applied sciences or another equivalent and subject-related study program at a recognized domestic or foreign post-secondary educational institution.
A study program of the same subject is the study program Bachelor of Human Medicine in the specialization Human Medicine of SFU MED.

Admission Procedure

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

SFU MED Admission Procedure on our German page.

Course Structure, incl. Curriculum

In the first four semesters of the master’s program, the previously acquired knowledge is deepened in a symptom-oriented manner in the recurring theoretical-clinical system blocks and expanded to include aspects of treatment. Part of the schedule is reserved for teaching cross-sectional subjects across blocks in the teaching format transdisciplinary clinical conference, this concerns the specialties of radiology and radiation oncology, laboratory medicine, pathology and microbiology, molecular genetics, interdisciplinary pain medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and clinical pharmacology.

The theoretical-practical learning content is rounded out and deepened by the compulsory clinical clerkships and the clinical electives, in which students deepen and internalize the medical skills acquired in the skills lab and gain an expanded understanding of the theory of disease from them.

Qualification Profile & Skills

Special qualification features are professional medical competences in the context of the current state of science and research. The medical knowledge imparted focuses on the diagnosis, complications and therapy of diseases, the training of special differential diagnostic skills, medical decision-making skills, the creation of a problem-oriented, transdisciplinary understanding of cross-sectional subjects and clinical-practical training including sound, practical knowledge of emergency medicine.

Occupational Profiles & Career Opportunities

The completion of the master’s program in human medicine is the basis for further training as a specialist or general practitioner or for a postgraduate master’s program or a dissertation.

Tuition Fees & Financing

The tuition fees for the Master’s programme in Human Medicine at SFU MED are 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


SFU Accreditation reports on our German page.


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

Tel: +43 1 90 500 70 1111