The Medical University of Vienna offers its students of medicine and dentistry the unique opportunity to be educated in hands-on dissection classes, which take place in on of the large dissection rooms of the Division of Anatomy. The students are teached in a peer sytem which garanties top educational standarts on the one hand and ensures ethically correct and respectful treatment of body donors on the other and. The physicians and scientists of the Division of Anatomy are heavily engaged in a number of mandatory and elective theoretical lecture seminars and hands-on courses of the medical curriculum and PhD programs. They supervise diplomaand PhD students and educate young academics and physicans.
The research area Topographical Anatomy covers clinically applied anatomy as well as basic morphological sciences. it makes use of a broad variety of methodesm such as macro- and microscopic dissection, radilogical imaging and traditional and advanced microsopy.
ANATOMICAL TRAINING CENTER OF THE MUW, WÄHRINGER STRAßE 13
Since the last century the Division of Anatomy grew to an outstanding platform for postgraduate training of surgeons and academics working on various fields of medically associated professions. Courses chiefly take place in the dissection rooms and lecture halls of the Anatomy Training Centre, which was designed and equipped to meet the high technical standards expected by our national and international guests. By organising and supporting these postgraduate education activities, the Division of Anatomy significantly constributes to increase and maintaining the high quality of public healthcare.