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Postgraduate Education in Endodontology and Periodontology

Welcome from the Head of the International Master's Programs

Univ.-Prof. Andreas Moritz, MD, DMD

The University Clinic of Dentistry is proud to introduce its International Master's Program in Endodontology and Periodontology. The purpose is to provide post-graduate education where practitioners gain further theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the fields of Endodontology and Periodontology. Lectures by renowned specialists, pre-clinical hands-on training, case supervision, e-learning and much more are offered. We are delighted you are considering joining us for this important next step in your academic career and making us part of your future.

Looking forward to seeing you in Vienna!

Apply now!

Please send your application to:

The following documents are required with your application:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Motivation
  • University Diploma / Dentistry Degree*
  • Passport Photo

*if applicable: with official translation in English or German

Please indicate if you are applying for  Master of Science or  Academic Expert 



Part time for working professionals
Academic Degree:

(i) Master of Science (Continuing Education) - 120 ECTS 

or (ii) Academic Expert - 60 ECTS


Master of Science: Face-to-face classes: Modules 1-9
Virtual: Scientific work, Discussion of patient cases

Academic Expert: Face-to-face classes: Modules 1-9

min. 80% attendance

Course Language


  • Graduation from clinical dentistry (DMD, DDS, BDS)
  • Practical work experience (min. 2 years in total)
  • Language skills (English level B2/C1 of CEFR)

Master of Science: € 37.000 (3 years)

Academic Expert: €24.000 (2 years)
Not incl. accommodation and living expenses

Next Start

February 2025

Course Management

Extraordinary Full Professor dr Roeland De Moor, DDS, PhD, MSc

Scientific Director

Head of the Research Cluster of Endodontics, Department of Oral Health Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium
Director of the three-year Master after Master programme in Endodontics, Ghent University, Belgium
Adjunct Professor at the Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Ghent Dental Laser Centre

Area of expertise: Endodontics (adult and paediatric), Dental Traumatology, Judicial Orofacial Damage Assessment, Laser Dentistry

Priv.-Doz. Markus Laky, MD, DMD, MSc.

Course Director

Clinical Division of Periodontology

Deputy Head of Core Facility Applied Physics, Laser and CAD/CAM Technology

  • Anatomy, physiology and pathology of the dental pulp / microbiology / radiology diagnostics and prognosis / anesthesia
  • Forensic / photo documentation / laser safety / literature research / statistical principles / study planning / how to write a Master's Thesis 
  • Relevant pharmacology for endodontics / instrument knowledge / access to root canal system / manual and mechanical instrumentation / irrigation 
  • Use of laser in endodontics / disinfection by laser / material knowledge / obturation 
  • Documentation / quality management / revision / removal of fractured instruments / postendodontic restoration 
  • Endodontics in deciduous teeth / traumatology / endodontic surgery / endodontics and implantology / regenerative treatment / endodontics and periodontics 
  • Case reports: complete root canal treatment / endodontic tooth discoloration/bleaching 
  • General Periodontology: diagnostics and conservative periodontal therapy
  • Periodontal regenerative surgery and surgical resection 
  • Drug application in periodontal surgery and implantology
  • Theoretical and practical examination / Master's Thesis defense

Professor Vivek Hedge

Vice Dean, Professor and Head, Rangoonwala Dental College Pune
President, Society of Oral Laser Applications, India
Director, Indian Board of Endodontics
Associate Editor, Journal of Endodontology
Director, The White Arch Dental Academy

Gülümser Altinkaynak, DMD

University Clinic of Dentistry, Medical University of Vienna
Head of the Special Clinic for Microscopic Dentistry

Katharina Giannis, DMD

University Clinic of Dentistry, Medical University of Vienna
Head of the Special Clinic for Endodontics

Mladen Regoda, DMD

University Clinic of Dentistry, Medical University of Vienna
Head of the Special Clinic for Aesthetic Dentistry

Requirements for Graduation

  • Case Reports
  • Written and Oral Exam
  • Master's Thesis: study design, thesis proposal, final defense

Could I submit English certificate other than CEFR such as TOEFL or IELTS and equal band score of them to C1?

We do not need a certain certificate of your English language skills, but you should have a high level in order to follow the lectures as well as to be able to read literature in English.

See also Curriculum §5 c)
Knowledge of English is required (equivalent to Level B2/C1 of GER/CEFR or language examination and decision to be taken by the course director) that will permit the reading of scientific literature and the understanding of subject-specific lectures; also computer knowledge that allows trouble-free use of a teaching and learning platform as well as the use of literature databases;

Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

Can I treat patients during the Master Course?

NO. Patient treatment has to be performed in the home country.

See also Curriculum §5 b)
Registration to practice the profession of dentist at the location of patient treatment because the course participants must treat patients outside the University Clinic of Dentistry Vienna in the facilities of their own dental occupation in accordance with the criteria learned in the curriculum in order to be able to handle the patient cases required for successful completion of the university course.

Can I work as a dentist in Austria after the Master Course?

NO. The International Master's Programs in Dentistry are not eligible for a working permit in Austria. For this purpose your dentistry degree has to be recognised by the Medical University of Vienna:

Do you offer scholarships or discounts for international students?

NO. The tuition fee for postgraduate education at the Medical University of Vienna is equal to all students (no matter of origin) and is not waived to any student.

Contact Office

Vanessa Seidl

International Master's Programs

International Master's Programs in Dentistry

Medical University of Vienna
University Clinic of Dentistry
Sensengasse 2a
1090 Vienna

T: +43 (0)1 40070-5402