Jul. 3, 1783

“Royal Court Announcement” issued by the Royal Court [Present-day Austria]: “Since the public university is public and must be open to anyone [who wishes to attend], therefore, those foreigners of those religions which are tolerated or were not expelled from the hereditary lands, cannot be turned back, that is why – if they come to the University of Vienna which is well-established and enjoys an excellent reputation across all borders for the study of medicine – to the point that they come even from Prussian states to Vienna – and [those who] are really committed to this course-study, which the Royal Imperial government can easily verify – they cannot be denied [admission], if they do not otherwise appear/act suspicious to the police, in which case they will be turned back or dealt with for being a dangerous foreigner and not for being Jews […]”
Beyträge zur Politischen Gesetzeskunde im österreichischen Kaiserstaate. Herausgegeben von Johann Ludwig Ehrenreich (Graf von Barth-Barthenheim); Erster Band. (Wien; 1821) (Contributions to the Political Jurisprudence in the Austrian Imperial State. Volume I; Edited/Published by Johann Ludwig Ehrenreich (Count of Barth-Barthenheim)); (Vienna; 1821); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani, 4/14/2018 ADD PAGE #