Mission Statement
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Mission Statement

The Paracelsus Medical University (PMU) combines strong research per-formance and unique multi-professional education of its students with university-wide entrepreneurial sustainability. Our objective is the best possible contribution to the health of people.


With our excellent education and training, fields of excellence in re-search and innovation, we constantly generate new knowledge and translate it into practice. 

We aim to take a leading role in Europe.


Through our science-led teaching as well as the individual support of our students, we provide them with a high-quality education. We are a sought-after cooperation partner and set standards in selected research areas and actively cultivate national and international networks. Our values guide the actions of all employees, students and alumni of the university.

Our Values

Responsibility. We keep our promises.

  • We stick to our commitments
  • We promote development and growth
  • We rely on self-initiative and self-responsibility
  • We contribute to the overall welfare of the university
  • We think and act with social responsibility in mind

Trust. We are reliable, open-minded and trustworthy.

  • We keep our promises and act accordingly
  • We are fair partners
  • We rely on personal contact
  • We accept the perspectives of others and act cooperatively

Respect. We acknowledge individuality.

  • We cultivate a respectful and non-discriminatory environment
  • We communicate openly and take different interests into account 
  • We promote intercultural tolerance for each other and with each other
  • We find constructive solutions to cope with conflict situations
  • We consider sensitivities in decision-making

Professionalism. We act according to defined quality criteria.

  • We work solution-oriented
  • We are self-critical and ready to reflect on processes
  • We work according to effective and efficient procedures
  • We think beyond organizational units and professional groups

Entrepreneurship. We are willing to pursue new things and spare re-sources.

  • We initiate developments and pursue them consistently 
  • We create an environment for creativity and innovation
  • We carefully use the funds entrusted to us  
  • We are constantly investing in sustainable growth
  • We plan the future in a responsible manner