Information on taking up medical activities in Austria

The following document serves to provide a comprehensive overview of all prerequisites and necessary administrative steps to take up medical activities in Austria.

Information Sheet

Educational purposes

Doctors who do not meet the general and specific requirements for medical practice (§ 4 Austrian Medical Act 1998), may be granted authorization for engaging in medical activities for educational purposes (§ 35 Austrian Medical Act 1998). The following document contains all relevant information on this topic.

Medical activities for educational purposes undertaken by foreign doctors according to § 35 Austrian Medical Act

Medical activities during the COVID-19 pandemic

Please find below further information on § 36b Austrian Medical Act 1998 regarding an exemption provision applicable and limited to the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic in Austria.

Information on § 36b Austrian Medical Act 1988
Notification of a medical activity related to a pandemic in accordance with § 36b Austrian Medical Act 1998


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