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Selection procedure Diploma Programme in Veterinary Medicine

Questions and enquiries regarding the selection procedure will be accepted exclusively by e-mail.

 

Here you will find the steps to admission.

The way to admission

Detailed information on the selection procedure can be found in the university directives

The learning material will be published not later than 4 months before the aptitude test.

The registration for online pre-registration for the academic year 2023/24 takes place from 1 March 2023 to 22 May 2023.

The link to the registration will be activated here from 1 March 2023.

Applicants who have completed an equivalent degree programme in veterinary medicine at a recognised post-secondary educational institution in Austria or abroad and who wish to continue their studies in veterinary medicine at the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna may upon application be admitted to a higher semester in the Diploma Programme in Veterinary Medicine in the 2023/2024 academic year, subject to the number of places available, for a maximum of 25 places, provided that the following requirements are met:

  1. At the time of admission to the lateral entry qualification test, submission of proof of the 90 ECTS credits required for lateral entry from an equivalent veterinary medicine degree programme at a recognised post-secondary educational institution in Austria or abroad.
  2. Fulfilment of the admission requirements for the 5th or higher semester as well as the other admission requirements as set out in §§ 63 ff and § 91 of the Universities Act (UG).
  3. Admission to the programme in accordance with an applicant ranking as part of the lateral entry qualification test defined for lateral entrants.
  4. Proof of German language skills at level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Attention: In case of allocation of a study place, 120 ECTS credits have to be proven at the time of admission!

The contents of the lateral entry qualification test are based on EAEVE’s (European Association of Establishments of Veterinary Education) List of Subjects and Day One Competences as approved by the European Coordinating Committee on Veterinary Training (ECCVT) (https://www.eaeve.org/fileadmin/downloads/eccvt/List_of_subjects_and_Day_One_Competences_approved_on_17_January_2019.pdf) covering medical physics, chemistry, anatomy, histology, embryology, physiology, biochemistry, zoology and cell biology.

Detailed information on lateral entry can be found in the university directives on the selection procedure for the Diploma Programme in Veterinary Medicine.

  • Online pre-registration to the lateral entry qualification test and upload of the necessary transcripts/certificates/supporting documents
    01 March 2023 to 22 May 2023 at Vetmedonline.
    For information on registration and application, please refer to the online pre-registration section under “selection procedure”.
     
  • Payment of registration fee of €50
    01 March 2023 to 31 May 2023
    Please note that in accordance with university directives the registration fee must be received no later than 31 May 2023.

Lateral entry qualification test
The date for the lateral entry qualification test for the academic year 2023/2024 will be announced on the homepage of the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna at the beginning of the summer semester at the latest. 

Examination material for the lateral entry qualification test
The examination material for the test will be announced on the homepage at least four months before the test date.

Questions and enquiries regarding the lateral entry procedure will be accepted exclusively by e-mail.

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