Tick-borne encephalitis vaccine for people aged 16 years and older. The vaccine is injected into the upper arm.

Vaccination scheme

The vaccine is administered in three doses at the following intervals: the first dose is administered on the selected date, the second dose is administered 1 to 3 months later, and the third dose is administered 5 to 12 months after the second dose.

There is also an accelerated vaccination schedule, where the vaccine is given at intervals: the first dose on the chosen date, the second dose 14 days later, and the third dose 5 to 12 months after the second dose.

The first re-vaccination is carried out 3 years after the third dose. The next vaccination is carried out after 3 to 5 years. Regardless of whether the first 3 doses were applied in the basic or accelerated schedule.

Persons over 60 years of age should not exceed a vaccination interval of 3 years.

When is it necessary to postpone vaccination?

You must not be acutely ill at the time of vaccination, physical exertion, visiting the sauna, solarium, or large consumption of alcoholic beverages is not recommended on the day of application. The interval between the previous and next vaccination must be at least 2 weeks. You must not take antibiotics at the time of vaccination.

Most commonly reported side effects

Soreness, swelling at the injection site, headache, nausea, fatigue, malaise.

Pregnancy, breastfeeding

The vaccine should be given during pregnancy and to breastfeeding women only when there is an urgent need to achieve protection against tick-borne encephalitis infection and after careful consideration of the benefits of vaccination in relation to the potential risks.


All information given here is for information purposes only. The choice of vaccine or vaccination schedule is always up to the doctor after a personal consultation at the vaccination centre.