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With effectiveness of October 1st 2017, parts of the institute of Anatomy, Histology and Embryology, dealing with the fields of histology, microscopic anatomy and embryology, including engaged personnel, were unified to one workgroup and assigned to the institute of Pathology and Forensic Veterinary Medicine.


At the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, the Work group of Histology and Embryology covers the research and teaching areas dealing with the morphology and development of various animal species. Morphology can be understood as the study of the form and structure of organisms.


Head of the Work Group

A.Univ. Prof. Dr. rer. nat Ingrid Walter
T +43 1 25077-3406
F +43 1 25077-3406
M +43 0664 602576383

 E-Mail to Ingrid Walter senden

3D reconstruction of a µCT scans of a rib cartilage. After iodine staining, vascular canals are visible inside the unstained cartilage Matrix (S.Gabner).


Work Group of Histology and Embryology
1210 Wien, Veterinärplatz 1

You find us in
GA-building, 1. floor

Mag. Sebastian Elmecker
Mag. Verena Pressler
T +43 1 25077-3401
F +43 1 25077-3490

Directions to the University of Veterinary Medicine 4

Last update: Monday, 11. November 2019 by C. Rosenkranz



Opening hours

Opening hours for Histology and Embryology (Building GA): Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.


Consultation hours for students:

Wednesday, by appointment via Email (Verena Stoisits , Building GA)