Education & Training



Postgraduate Training Course in Treatment of Eating Disorders



No curriculum is currently offered, please contact us for further questions.




The Postgraduate Training Course in Treatment of Eating Disorders used to be the first German language postgraduate training into the treatment of ED which started in 2000. This training is multidisciplinary and oriented at integrating different psychotherapy schools and methods.



Approved by


Austrian Association for Psychotherapy (ÖBVP) as advanced training for psychotherapists (psychotherapist for Eating Disorders); Austrian Medical Council (ÖAK) for General Medicine, Psychiatry, Internal Medicine, Social Medicine, Paediatrics; Austrian Association of Dieticians; Austrian Society on Eating Disorders (ASED); Austrian Association of Psychologists (BÖP).



Training staff


Leading international experts for the treatment of Eating Disorders:


  • Prof. Gerald Russell, Emeritus Prof. of Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
  • Prof. Ulrike Schmidt, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK, Co-Leader des Eating Disorder Unit
  • Prof. Andreas Karwautz, Univ.Klinik für Kinder- & Jugendneuropsychiatrie, Wien
  • Prof. Martina de Zwaan, Univ.-Klinik f. Psychiatrie & Psychotherapie, Erlangen, Deutschland