From the founding of the Medical Faculty at the University of Graz in January 1863 to the establishment of an autonomous Medical University of Graz in January 2004 to the opening of MED CAMPUS Graz in October 2017, the Medical University of Graz has experienced impressive, dynamic development. Here are the main facts and figures concerning the Medical University of Graz.

The university and its core competencies at a glance

MED CAMPUS Graz

The university

  • Founded: 2004
  • Employees: around 2,400
  • Rector: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Hellmut Samonigg
  • Global budget: 454,311,200 euro
  • Additional clinical expenditure: 223,800,000 euro
  • Third-party funds: 58,311,028 euro
Studierende

Studies and teaching

  • Students: around 4,350
  • Graduates/year (including postgraduate courses): around 1,000
  • Teachers: around 1,950
  • Courses/academic year: around 2,500
  • Degree programs: Medicine, Dental medicine, nursing, PhD and doctoral studies, postgraduate courses
  • Internationality:
    • Outgoing students/year: around 300
    • Incoming students/year: around 200
    • Incoming observers/year: around 300
Forschung

Research

  • Academic university staff/researchers: around 1,500
  • Scientific publications/year: around 2,500
  • Clinical trials: around 530
  • Ongoing research projects with external funding: around 440
  • Centers for basic research: 3
  • Preclinical institutes unaffiliated with research centers: 4
  • Nobel laureates: 3
PatientInnenbetreuung

Patient care

  • University departments: 19
  • Divisions: 36
  • Clinical institute: 1
  • Inpatients/year: around 87,400
  • Outpatients/year: around 414,900
  • Beds: around 1,500
  • Day clinics: 7

Forward-looking infrastructure for dynamic development

MED CAMPUS Graz

MED CAMPUS Graz

  • Total area: around 4.3 ha
  • Module 1
    • Usable area: around 21,000 m²
    • Investment volume: 180 million euro
    • Start of construction: 2013
    • Completion: 2017
  • Module 2
    • Usable area: around 20,000 m²
    • Investment volume: 190 million euro
    • Start of construction: 2019
    • Completion: 2022
ZWT

Center for Knowledge and Technology Transfer in Medicine

  • ZWT I
    • Usable area: around 6,000 m²
    • Investment volume: 20 million euro
    • Tenants: 14
    • Start of construction: 2012
    • Completion: 2014
  • ZWT II
    • Usable area: around 1,600 m²
    • Investment volume: 11.6 million euro
    • Start of construction: 2021
    • Completion: 2023
Zentrum für Medizinische Forschung

Center for Medical Research

  • Usable area: around 6,000 m2
  • Investment volume: 33.7 million euro
  • Core facilities: 7
  • Start of construction: 2001
  • Completion: 2004
Biobank

Biobank Graz

  • Establishment: 2007 (part of the Med Uni Graz Institute of Pathology from 1985 to 2007)
  • Biological specimens: Tissue, blood and blood components, other body fluids (cerebrospinal fluid, saliva, urine, etc.) as well as isolated cells
  • Tissue specimens and histological sections: around 20 million
  • Cryopreserved tissue specimens (–160 °C): around 35,000
  • Frozen body fluids (–80 °C): around 1.5 million
  • Defined specimen collections of different medical indication: around 40
  • Networks: BBMRI.at, BBMRI-ERIC, ISBER, ESBB
  • Certification: ISO 9001:2015
Universitätsbibliothek

University Library

  • Area: 1,900 m²
  • Seats for working and reading: 180
  • Computer workstations: 52
  • Textbooks: around 220 titles/around 4,700 copies
  • Basic titles: around 2,000
  • Medical e-books: around 830
  • Electronic journals: more than 5,500
  • Databases: 11
  • Journal volumes: around 70,000
  • University publications: around 1,700 in print and a growing collection of electronic theses and dissertations