Academic Expert Program

Psychiatric Health Care and Nursing



Psychiatric Health Care and Nursing

At a glance

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Applied Nursing Science
Quality of life


  • Participation of part-time employees with 30 hours per week possible for all courses

  • Using the recovery approach to address mental illness through enablement and empowerment

  • Part-time study

  • Our continuing higher education programs comply with the guidelines of the ÖGKV PFP® (Continuing Nursing Education Points brand by the Austrian Health Care and Nursing Association), which was launched in 2019 by the Austrian Health Care and Nursing Association (ÖGKV) to support continuing education options for certified nurses (DGKP).



    Final degree

    Academic expert Psychiatric Health Care and Nursing

    Duration of course
    3 Semesters
    Organisational form

    Tuition fee

    € 10.033,92 excl. USt1

    + ÖH premium

    75 ECTS
    Language of instruction

    Application Winter semester 2024/25

    08. January 2024 - 31. May 2024

    Study places



    Campus Leopoldstadt

    1 For employees of WIGEV: completing the course while employed by WIGEV, costs must be covered by the sending department. Employees of external institutions or self-payers may be accepted subject to availability of places.

    Before the start of the first semester, you have the opportunity to catch up on knowledge from the areas of nursing science and research as part of a preparatory course in order to fulfill the admission requirements for the degree program or to simply refresh your knowledge.

    To the preparatory course (in German)

    Advanced master courses

    Master’s Program (CE)

    Advanced Nursing Counseling


    Master’s Program (CE)

    Advanced Nursing Education


    Master’s Program (CE)

    Advanced Nursing Practice


    Studying made easy

    Nurse is looking in the camera
    Preparatory course: Nursing science & research

    Catch up & refresh knowledge, in German

    Bücher mit Geld
    Funding & Scholarships

    More information here

    Hände zeigen auf Weltkarte
    Time abroad

    Expertise, language skills, broadening horizons

    Fish jumps out of fishbowl into another fishbowl
    Open Lectures

    Find out more, in German

    Center for academic writing
    Intensive German course
    Start-up Service
    queer @ FH Campus Wien


    Head of Program

    Hubert Streif, MBA

    Director, Campus Leopoldstadt (Head)
    Schule für Gesundheits- und Krankenpflege
    Lassallestraße 1
    1020 Vienna
    +43 1 49150-5001

    Secretary's office

    Christine Vigl

    43 1 49150-5011


    Office hours
    Monday to Friday: 8.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m.

    Coordination & qualitymanagement


    Lic. Marius Contor, MA

    Doctoral student in medical science
    Course Director Health Care and Nursing, Practice Mentoring, Primary Health Care Nursing, Public Health
    +43 1 606 68 77-4081



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