to the homepage of the Clinical Division of General Psychiatry at the Medical University of Vienna’s Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

This website provides an overview on the

  • Patient care
  • Science and research
  • Study and teaching

that we offer, as well as general information on our division.

For questions or comments please contact us at:

Univ.Prof.Dr.Dan RUJESCU

Head of the Division of General Psychiatry

Ao.Univ.Prof. Dr.med. Richard Frey
Deputy division head



Oberster Sanitätsrat neu konstituiert


(10.03.2021) Siegfried Kasper, emeritierter Leiter der Universitätsklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie der MedUni Wien, wurde vom International College of Neuropsychopharmacology (CINP) mit der Arvid Carlsson Medaille ausgezeichnet. » weiter


(14.10.2020) On 14. October 2020 the Rudolf-Hoefer-Award, honouring Univ. Prof. Dr. Rudolf Hoefer, was awarded for the 6th time. The prize is given for the best publications on the use of radioactive isotopes in clinic and research in Austria. Dr...


(19.06.2020) The Division of General Psychiatry started its very own Twitter account.  For information on psychiatry research and training - follow us at: @PsychVienna  


(09.06.2020) CINP announced the winners of its CINP Rafaelsen Young Investigators Award 2020 (will be awarded at the next CINP congress in February 2021)  - we are happy to announce that Pia Baldinger-Melich and Lucie Bartova are two of its..


(07.05.2020) CINP announced the awardees of its CINP Student Encouragement Award 2020 (will be awarded at the CINP Congress in February 2021)  - congratulations to Ana Weidenauer and Arkadiusz Komorowski for being awarded this price for their..


(31.03.2020) Interesting publication by Ana Weidenauer et al. in Translational Psychiatry, principal investigator Matthaeus Willeit: Patients with schizophrenia have higher levels of dopamine and the typical symptoms of the disease have been linked..


(13.01.2020) After already serving for two terms, Gabriele Fischer, addiction expert from MedUni Vienna's Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy has been reappointed as a member of the Scientific Board of the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs..


(19.11.2019) Siegfried Kasper, former Head of the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at MedUni Vienna has been awarded the City of Vienna Prize for Medical Sciences 2019. The prize will be presented by Veronica Kaup-Hasler, Vienna City..


(11.11.19) SSiegfried Kasper, former Head of the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at MedUni Vienna has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Thessaloniki for his internationally significant scientific achievements. » more