Bachelor's Programme in Biomedicine and Biotechnology (in German)

The objective of the Bachelor's Programme in Biomedicine and Biotechnology at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna is to teach fundamental knowledge in subjects pertaining to the natural sciences and veterinary medicine as well as to familiarise students with molecular methods.

The programme emphasises interdisciplinary and problem-centred working and helps graduates to integrate into a scientific project group without any problems.  Students are trained to apply their acquired knowledge and skills in their chosen profession or to establish themselves in other professional fields.

Duration and structure of the programme

The Bachelor's Programme comprises 6 semesters with 120.5 semester hours of required coursework. Additional requirements include 12 semester hours of project work and an internship for a minimum duration of four weeks. In total the Bachelor’s Programme comprises 180 ECTS-Credits.

Requirements for admission

Admission to the Bachelor’s Programme in Veterinary Medicine is granted upon proof of general and special eligibility for admission to the university:

Secondary school leaving certificate holders:

Prior to admission to the programme: Secondary school graduates without biology, or biology in combination with another subject, as compulsory subject must pass an additional examination in biology (subject to an amended version of the UBVO).

Students with Berufsreifeprüfung (= secondary school vocational certificate):

Prior to admission to the programme: An additional examination in biology must be passed (subject to an amended version of the UBVO)

Students with Studienberechtigungsprüfung (= university entrance qualification):

No additional examination in biology is required. To register for the university entrance examination (Studienberechtigungsprüfung), please contact Elfriede Kalusch [Link 1] (Students Services).




Admission for Studies

Updated on 22.02.2018:

Content, duration, scoring and the process of the aptitude test for the Diploma Programme in Veterinary Medicine and the Bachelor's Programme in Equine Science and Biomedicine and Biotechnology 2018/2019

Admission Procedure 2018/2019
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If you have got any further questions concerning admission and application, please write an e-mail. [Link 5]


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