Course Structure and Curriculum

Bachelor of Science in Human Medicine (BSc) degree
The Bachelor of Human Medicine at the DPU is divided into 35 modules (including the bachelor thesis and the professional field identification), which are divided into 8 module top groups:

Master’s degree in Human Medicine (Dr. med. univ.)

The Master’s degree in Human Medicine at Danube Private University (DPU) covers the contents of the last six semesters of a Human Medicine study programme at DPU. Completion of the degree is an important milestone towards obtaining a licence to practice medicine. In combination with the Bachelor’s degree, the Master’s degree in Human Medicine at DPU, which leads to the academic title “Dr. med. univ.”, forms a comprehensive body of basic medical training. DPU has adopted the goal of educating students in the Master’s degree programme in Human Medicine to be competent practitioners across the entire field of medicine (Dr. med. univ.).


Admission requirements

  1. Completion of the Bachelor's degree in Human Medicine (BSc.) at DPU or completion of an equivalent degree
  2. The Rectorate of DPU must verify and confirm the equivalence of other degrees.
  3. If, during such verification, degree equivalence is found to only be partial, the Rectorate may request that the applicant take additional examinations before beginning their studies.
  4. Applicants must provide evidence of German language skills
  5. Applicants who have already been admitted to study at another university in Austria must submit a leaving certificate from this university with their application for admission in accordance with Section 69 of the Austrian University Act (Universitätsgesetz).


Curriculum for the Master’s degree in Human Medicine

The Master’s degree in Human Medicine at DPU comprises 180 ECTS, divided into 21 modules (including the Master's thesis), the MED2 general examination and the Clinical Practice Year with a total of 60 ECTS and 1,500 working hours. Compulsory clinical traineeships must be completed outside the curriculum.