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Vienna Science Quest 2 - VetMedUni

Die Hightech-Schnitzeljagd zur Wiener Wissenschaft


Geburtshilfe für Dreibeindöser. Österreichs einzige Medizin-Uni für Tiere war einst Pferde-Heilanstalt für Militärs.


Hier beforschen und kurieren gut 1100 MitarbeiterInnen alles, was in Österreich so kreucht und fleucht. Die Veterinärmedizinische Universität Wien (Vetmed) ist die älteste ihrer Art im deutschsprachigen Raum, und die einzige Österreichs.

Maria Theresia hat die Gründung 1765 angeordnet – ihre Heerscharen brauchten viele gesunde Pferde und Tierseuchen bedrohten die Landwirtschaft des kaiserlich-königlichen Reiches. Zwei Jahre später nahm sie als "K.K. Pferde-Curen- und Operationsschule" im dritten Bezirk in Wien den Betrieb auf. Erst 1975 bekam sie ihren heutigen Namen und 1996 zog die Vetmeduni in den 21. Bezirk.

Heutzutage werden hier 2059 StudentInnen zu TierärztInnen ausgebildet und kleine wie große Tiere auf verschiedenen Stationen wie Geburtshilfe, Interne, Notambulanz, Röntgen, Orthopädie und Chirurgie versorgt und kuriert.

Übrigens – wer oder was Dreibeindöser findet sich unweit des Caches nebst anderer interessanter Erklärungen an einem Infoschild.

Auf unserer Website im Artikel “Geocaching - Die Schnitzeljagd zur Wiener Wissenschaft“ sind als Hilfestellung Spoilerbilder hochgeladen.

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Vienna Science Quest 2 - VetMedUni

The high-tech paper chase on Viennese science



Midwifery for animals. Austria's first and only Medical University for Animals was founded as a horse-hospital for the army.


At this place currently 1100 people are healing and doing research on everything that crawls and flies in Austria, that is, its animal population. The Viennese University of Veterinary Medicine is the oldest of its kind in German-speaking countries and the only one in Austria.

It was founded under empress Maria Theresia in 1765. There was great need for an animal hospital, since her forces needed plenty of healthy horses, and several epidemic diseases threatened Austrian-Hungarian agriculture. Two years later the "K.K. Pferde-Curen- und Operationsschule" started operating in the third district of Vienna. In the year 1975 it received its current name and in 1996 the University of Veterinary Medicine moved to the 21st district.

Nowadays about 2000 students are trained to become veterinarians at this place. Tiny and huge animals are healed at different wards such as a maternity clinic, department of internal medicine, emergency, surgery, X-ray and orthopedics.

By the way – you can find what exactly a Dreibeindöser is close to the cache location on an Infopanel with lots of other interesting explanations.

For support visit “Geocaching - Die Schnitzeljagd zur Wiener Wissenschaft“. There are spoiler pictures available.

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Vienna Science Quest führt WienerInnen und TouristInnen aller Altersstufen auf teils verschlungenen Pfaden zu Wiener Forschungsstätten. Damit werden Wiener Forschungsstandorte und Persönlichkeiten der Lebenswissenschaften präsentiert. Es wird gezeigt, dass Wien neben Kultur und hohem Lebensstandard auch in der Wissenschaft und Technologie viel zu bieten hat.
Alle Vienna Science Quest Caches auf einen Blick|Klick:

Vienna Science Quests leads locals and tourists of all ages to Viennese research facilities, walking sometimes winding paths, to present Viennese research sites and personalities of the life sciences. Vienna Science Quest shows that besides its culture and high living standard, Vienna has also a lot to offer in science and technology.
To see all Vienna Science Quest caches click here:

Vienna Science Quest 1 - BBC „GC456BW“
Vienna Science Quest 2 - VetMed „GC46N1E“
Vienna Science Quest 3 - VIBT „GC474FH“
Vienna Science Quest 4 - AIT „GC4AGWQ“
Vienna Science Quest 6 - KLIVV „GC4949Z“
Vienna Science Quest 7 - Frauen in der Wissenschaft „GC4RXAA“

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www.openscience.or.at

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