Biomedizinische Forschung

With its extensive know-how, modern and specialized infrastructure and ISO-certified processes, the Experimental Biomodels Core Facility provides significant support to the preclinical research area at the Medical University of Graz.

The Experimental Biomodels CF helps establish operation techniques and therapeutic procedures and provides special training for veterinarians in the field of laboratory animal anaesthesia through the ECVAA Satellite Training Center (European College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia).



  • Assistance with project proposals
  • Laboratory animal anaesthesia 
  • Laboratory animal surgery
  • Pre-, intra- and postoperative care for laboratory animals including pain therapy
  • Training of researchers in laboratory animal science
  • ECVAA Satellite Training Center: Veterinarians who are already in training to become ECVAA (European College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia) diplomates may complete the laboratory animal anaesthesia part of their training at our CF.
  • Registered internship location for students of veterinary medicine
Other training opportunities

OP block


With a 300 m² OP surface area, the ISO 9001:2015 certified OP block meets the medical standards for humans:

  • 2 OP rooms
  • 1 preparation room
  • C-arm
  • Endoscopy tower


  • 5 veterinarians including 1 ECVAA (European College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia) diplomate
  • 1 OP assistant

ECVAA Satellite Training Centre

Biomedical Research—an accredited ECVAA Satellite Training Centre, 2016–2021

The training to become a diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia (ECVAA diplomate) is a standardized and highly specialized international form of postgraduate specialist training and examination in veterinary medicine.

Veterinarians who are already in training to become an ECVAA diplomate can complete the laboratory animal anesthesia part of this training at the Experimental Biomodels Core Facility (at Biomedical Research in Graz). We are also a registered internship location for students of veterinary medicine.

Contact: Iris Wiederstein-Grasser

More information can be found here.

Director of the Core Facility

Vladimir Bubalo  
Roseggerweg 48, 8036 Graz
T: +43 316 385 80341