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MEDICAL UNIVERSITY INNSBRUCK
Institute for Pharmacology 
Peter-Mayr-Straße 1
6020 Innsbruck
Austria

 

Innsbruck is the state capital of Tyrol, Austria and also called the capital of the Alps, where you can enjoy a unique mix of alpine urban experiences. A great range of leisure activities, cultural highlights and sports are offered year round in Innsbruck.

Innsbruck can be reached by plane (INN) from several major European hubs or by train. For information about train connections, please check Austrian Railways.

 

The campus can be easily reached by bus and tram:

  • Bus line R – stop "Klinik/Universität"
  • Bus line C – stop "Chirurgie/Studentenhaus"
  • Tram line 3 – stop "Klinik/Universität"

 

Please note that the information provided on this site has been obtained from several different sources and therefore the organisers cannot accept any responsibility for errors therein.

About the venue About the venue

MEDICAL UNIVERSITY INNSBRUCK

 

The Medical University of Innsbruck is a young research centre with a long tradition: It was one of the first four faculties (Philosophy 1669, Faculty of Law 1670, Faculty of Theology 1670 and Faculty of Medicine 1674) of the University of Innsbruck and has been an important flagship for the university throughout its 340-year history.
In the heart of Tyrol, Austria and consequently in the heart of the Alps, the Medical University of Innsbruck provides the best conditions for successful research, studies and teaching at an attractive location.

It is the most important medical research and training facility in western Austria.

 

 

 

 

 

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Practical information Practical information

1. Workshop expenses

You have to expect the following expenses:

  • Dinner
  • Accommodation expenses, provided that you are NOT among the 30 first applicants
  • Travel expenses, provided that you have NOT been selected for receiving a travel grant

What we cover: 

  • Lunch and coffee breaks
  • Up to 4 travel grants
  • Accommodation for up to 30 participants

There is NO registration fee!

 

2. What if I need medical care on site?

We strongly recommend that you invest in travel insurance and inform yourself about treatment and reimbursement conditions before travelling to Innsbruck, Austria. If you are a European citizen, you should bring your European Health Insurance Card, which is accepted in combination with an ID.

As health care and social security systems vary between EU countries, please check the details on unforeseen medical treatment abroad

Please note that you might have to contact your health insurer for authorisation before being treated at the hospital. 

 

3. What is the typical climate in Innsbruck?

Innsbruck has continental climate. Summer is highly variable and unpredictable. Days can be cool, with temperatures as low as 17 °C (63 °F) and rainy, or sunny and extremely hot, sometimes hitting 34 °C (93 °F). In summer, as expected for an alpine-influenced climate, the diurnal temperature variation is often very high, as nights usually remain cool, at 12 °C (54 °F) on average, sometimes dipping as low as 6 °C (43 °F).

 

4. Is there free Internet available on site?

EDUROAM is available at Medical University Innsbruck.

 

5. What else do I have to know?

  • Language:
    The official language in Austria is German. Foreign languages, particularly English, are widely understood and spoken.
     
  • Time zone:
    Innsbruck is in the Central European Time Zone (CET = GMT / UCT + 1).
     
  • Electric current:
    Electricity is supplied at 230 volts (alternating current). Type F plugs (CEE 7/4, CEE 7/7) are used.
     
  • Tap water:
    Austria is famous for it's clean water so it is definitly safe to drink it directly out of the tap. 

 

Contact:

If you have further questions, please send a request by email.

 

 

Please note that the information provided on this site has been obtained from several different sources and therefore the organisers cannot accept any responsibility for errors therein.