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All studies at the Department of Nutritional Sciences focus on the German language. Only selected courses are held in English. Sufficient language skills in German are highly recommended before participating. Further information, including curricula, is provided in the German version of this section.

Studies at the Department of Nutritional Sciences

Our studies Nutritional Sciences at the University of Vienna offer a multi diciplinary and academic education in the wider field of natural sciences encompassing the sphere of action "Food-Nutrition-Health".

Professional range of activity for nutritional scientists:

  • Research
  • Quality management
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Catering industry / community catering
  • Clinicla nutrition
  • Health organisation
  • Public bodies
  • Insurance institutions and companies
  • Adult education
  • Schools
  • Media
  • and many more

graphic shows all current curricula at the Department


Nutritional Sciences

  • ID number: UA033 638
  • Degree: Bachelor of Science (BSc)
  • Duration: 6 terms (180ECTS)

Bachelor education in the field of Nutritional Sciences offers a broad knowledge of scientific findings in the sphere of action "Food-Nutrition-Health".

Bachelor Teacher training programme

Household Economy and Nutrition

  • ID number: UA198 413
  • Degree: Bachelor of Education (BEd)
  • Duration: 8 terms (240ECTS)

Offers professional education (teaching degree) for teaching in the field of nutritional sciences, including technical methodology and pedagogical skills.

Master (2019

Master Nutritional Sciences

  • ID number: UA066 838[2]
  • Degree: Master of Science (MSc)
  • Duration: 4 terms (120ECTS)

Our Master programme offers the following specialisations:

Molecular Nutrition, Food Quality and Food Safety, Public Health Nutrition

PhD/Doctoral program

Life Sciences

  • ID number: 796 610 474
  • Degree: Dr.rer.nat.
  • Duration: 6 terms

External program (SPL 47) to prepare for scientific tasks in the selected field of dissertation. It offers scientific education of an international standard.

Master Teacher Training Programme

Home Economics and Nutrition

  • ID number: UA199 513
  • Degree: Master of Education (MEd)
  • Duration: 4 terms (120ECTS)

Students expand their knowledge in aspects of Public Health Nutrition, health eduaction and health promotion in preparation of an advanced teaching degree. Furthermore teaching skills in context of home economics and nutrition are deepened.

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