|The study program is currently being updated. The new flexible and part-time study program that can be studied alongside work commitments is expected to start in the winter semester 2024. For further information, please write to the contact person listed below.
Students taking the course “Clinical Nutritional Medicine” will learn theoretical fundamentals and specialized, nutrition-related practice.
On graduating you will have in-depth knowledge of clinical nutritional medicine areas including
- Creating diet plans
- Nutritive therapy strategies for prevention in different groups of people (children, pregnant women, seniors)
- Nutritive therapy strategies in clinical nutrition, for psychogenic eating disorders and psychosomatic medical conditions
- Food ingredient interactions, micro nutrients and medicinal substances
- Knowledge of alternative foods and diets
- Nutrition trends
- Nutrition ideologies
- Herbal Medicine
- Physicians or dental specialists or
- Dietologists or ecotrophologists or
- Pharmacists, sport scientists, dieticians or similar, or
- People with general qualification for university entrance and at least 4 years of professional experience in their field, in an adequate position (continuing and further education can be accredited)
- People without general qualification for university entrance and at least 8 years of professional experience in their field, in an adequate position (continuing and further education can be accredited)
Please note: In Austria, only medical doctors and dietologists are allowed to provide dietary advice, select, combine and calculate diets for
(1) Patients and their relatives in accordance with physician-directed diet prescriptions in general
(2) Healthy people and groups of people with or without special needs (e.g. pregnancy).