Veterinaermedizinische Universitaet Wien

Veterinaermedizinische Universitaet Wien (Vetmeduni Vienna) is a partner for students of BA and MA veterinary medicine. Please note that following clinical rotations will only be possible during a MA exchange after the completion of the differentiated part of the masterprogramme.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Electives, clinical rotations and research.

Number of places available

2 (this number indicates the places available for study/electives and clinical rotations.)

Student experiences

For student experiences - ervaringsverhalen please go to the Blackboard Community of the International Office of Veterinary Medicine (only accessible for veterinary medicine students).


General information for exchange students

Vacancies and student projects

Social Media


Academic calendar

Semester I: 1st week of October – 1st week of February
Semester II: 1st week of March – last week of June

Clinical rotations can have different starting dates and a duration other than 30 ECTS.


When following electives (BA and MA) a German language test at B2 level is needed. For following clinical electives students need to have an English B2 level (not necessary to hand in a language test).

Course catalogue

Please contact the International Office of Veterinary Medicine for possibilities.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction (Courses taught in English)

Electives; almost none. For the clinical rotations clinics will switch to English. Please note: patient owners don’t necessarily speak English and not every department within the companion animal clinic will switch to English. Always check beforehand and contact the International Office of veterinary medicine via mail or plan a meeting.


When following clinical rotations, just outside Vienna, at the ruminant VetFarm, students will be housed in dormitories on site.
For staying in Vienna and living close to the campus please take a look at this link.

Estimated living costs per month

Average living costs are around €1000 per month (Estimate from 2022). The amount is an indication. Costs may differ due to personal circumstances.

You can find a more detailed breakdown of expenses here.


Per full-time week 1,5 ECTS


Not necessary if you have a European nationality.

International Office Diergeneeskunde

Ideeën en vragen?

Je kunt bij het International Office (IO) Diergeneeskunde terecht met al je vragen over het volgen van onderwijs in het buitenland.

Het International Office bestaat uit: 
Inge Hordijk (coördinator) en Fabiënne van der Sijs.


Heb je een afspraak op locatie? Je kunt op de 1e verdieping in het studielandschap wachten bij het bankje bij de giraf.