The "Nutritional Psychiatry – Nutritional Medicine in Psychiatry" teaching unit under the direction of Sabrina Mörkl has the following aims:
- To anchor applied, practical nutritional medicine in all levels of education and teach the fundamentals of nutritional science as related to medicine and psychiatry
- To be one of the first universities in Europe to anchor nutritional medicine in psychiatry education
- To establish nutritional medicine and knowledge of lifestyle medicine in prevention and treatment of mental illness as part of modern biopsychosocial therapy
The teaching unit is closely networked with the Department of Medical Psychology and Psychotherapy, the Division of Immunology and Pathophysiology and various other national and international cooperation partners.