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363.003 Field trip Healing Gallery - Hyperthermia and radon therapy
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023W, EX, 1.0h, 1.0EC


  • Semester hours: 1.0
  • Credits: 1.0
  • Type: EX Excursion
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to
   describe rehabilitation therapies on a natural basis (heat, humidity, radon radiation in the healing gallery),
   discuss the associated therapy facilities,
   quantify scientific measurements on patients, and
   question critically the clinical and scientific value.

Subject of course

Preliminary Program


MEETING POINT / TIME: Wien Hauptbahnhof, platform direction Salzburg, latest 11Uhr

Depart Wien Hauptbahnhof to Bad Hofgastein (11:28-15:28)

Dinner / Overnight stay in Bad Hofgastein / Johannesbad Hotel Palace


Breakfast in Bad Hofgastein / Johannesbad Hotel Palace

Depart to Bad Gastein / Gastein Healing Gallery

Guided tour Healing Gallery, incl.
  - scientific lecture,
  - individual medical examination before entry (see (!) exclusion criteria for participation),
  - 1 x therapy entry (2km train ride into the mountain),
  - small snack after entry.

Ev. guided tour to other rehabilitation therapy facilities in Bad Gastein

Depart Bad Gastein Bahnhof to Wien (16:17-20:32)

Teaching methods

Field trip

Mode of examination


Additional information

1) The current Corona rules must be followed when participating in the excursion (see Download section).

2) Be sure to observe the medical exclusion criteria for participation in the excursion (https://www.gasteiner-heilstollen.com/de/med/medizinische-indikationen-radontherapie/, see Kontraindikationen).

3) Bring a bathing suit, bathing shoes, a small towel, and bathrobe for the therapy ride.

4) PLEASE only register when you are sure to be there, as places are strictly limited, collegial behavior when registering is essential. If the maximum number of registrations is exceeded, the student's registations can be ranked based on their success in the preceding courses.

5) Fill out the medical check-up form and take it with you (see Download section).

6) The admitted students will be asked via Email or TISS (after 23.10.2023) to pay a deposit of EUR 50.00 personally at the secretariat E363 (CB0109, Mrs. Mühlhauser) to secure their participation and colleagues behaviour. Upon completion of the excursion, the deposit will be fully refunded.



Examination modalities



Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
05.09.2023 00:00 12.11.2023 23:59 06.11.2023 23:59

Registration modalities

See exclusion criteria in the announcement.

The participation is free of charge, incl. train travel, dinner and breakfast, the overnight stay in a double or triple room, and visiting of healing gallery.

By participating, you agree to have photographs taken as part of the excursion and to publish the photographs in the digital media of the TU Wien.


The student has to be enrolled for at least one of the studies listed below


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 453 Biomedical Engineering Not specified


No lecture notes are available.

Preceding courses


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