Discover Germany, Issue 94, June 2022

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SMALL GROUPS, EXPERTISE AND ACCESS TO PRACTICAL EXPERIENCES ARE KEY IN MEDICINE Interested in studying Human Medicine or Psychology? Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences in Krems (KL), Austria, focuses on practice-orientated learning and individual supervision. With four university clinics, the KL can not only guarantee high teaching standards and internationally recognised research, but also provides students with the necessary practical experience – and all this in one of the most beautiful places in Europe. TEXT: JESSICA HOLZHAUSEN |


Professionalism, international orientation, and a patient-orientated education are the university’s core values and ideas. Besides core contents, important cornerstones are the students’ personal development; the ability to communicate and self-reflection, for 18 |

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example. These skills, as well as an interdisciplinary approach, are especially important in the medical field. ”Students will develop the core competences they will later need in their profession,” explains vice rector for Education Assoc. Prof. Dr. Manfred Wieser,

MSc. The Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences is a groundbreaking educator with an innovative Bachelor’s and Master’s programme that will turn students into experts in their respective fields. “The modular structure of the medical and psychology degree offers the opportunity to finish it in minimum time,” says Wieser.

CORE COMPETENCES AND PRACTICAL KNOWLEDGE What makes Karl Landsteiner University so different in comparison to other universities in Austria and abroad is the very personal and individual approach. In medicine, for example,