Austria

National Communications Officers:

Manuela Hiess

Ivana Grahovac Bregenz

General Information - Demographics:

Austria has a population of 7.9 million inhabitants and is a member of the European Union (EU) and the European Board of Urology (EBU). 35 Urological Departments are operating all over the country. There are 472 Urologists (1 urologist per 16,737 inhabitants) and 77 Residents (1 resident per approx. 6 urologists).

National Urological Society:

Österreichische Geselschaft für Urologie und Andrologie (ÖGU)
President: to be elected
http://www.uro.at

Residents Organization:

Arbeitskreis für Turnusärzte in Ausbildung für Urologie
President: Dr. Igor Stancik
http://www.youngurology.at

Urological training:

Residency in Urology: 4 years urology, 15 months of surgical common trunk, 3 months gynecology, 6 months of internal medicine. A final examination is obligatory (FEBU exam accepted).

Career prospects:

Not available.