As leaders of excellence in knowledge transference, high-performance medicine, and research, medical universities, and associated university hospitals, are heavily influenced and shaped by rapid advances in medicine and science. The vast growth in scientific and technological information, advances in digital technology, and changes in economic and health policies present stakeholders with enormous challenges. At this symposium international leaders and experts from academic health centers, medical universities, and the health and technology sectors will discuss key issues that will shape the future of medical education, research, and health care.

On behalf of Paracelsus Medical University and Maastricht University – in collaboration with the University Hospital Salzburg, Maastricht University Medical Centre+, the Association of Academic Health Centers International (AAHCI), and the AAHCI European Regional Office – it is our pleasure to invite you to: 


The Forum will be hosted by the Paracelsus Medical University on 28th and 29th March, 2019 in Salzburg, Austria.

In the presence of Prof. Dr. Heinz Fassmann, Austrian Federal Minister of Education, Science and Research, you will have the opportunity to hear keynote presentations by distinguished speakers, as well as participate in lectures and discuss highly relevant topics. Among the renown lecturers are:

  • Prof. Dr. Antonio Loprieno (President of the Austrian Science Board)
  • Dr. Klement Tockner (President of the FWF Austrian Science Fund)
  • Prof. Richard Weinshilboum (Mayo Clinic, USA)
  • DI Dr. Sabine Herlitschka (Chairperson of the Board of Infineon Technologies Austria)
  • Representatives from national and international academic health centres and medical universities

Click here to download the schedule.

The symposium counts as an AAHCI European Regional Meeting.

The entire content of the symposium will be simultaneousely translated into English.

Participation is free of charge. Limited number of participants.