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Geographer Marion Borderon is member of CoVprehension, a collective of researchers from different disciplines, working together to answer...

Research (EN)

Geologist Patrick Meister from the Department of Geodynamics and Sedimentology and Carolina Reyes (EDGE, CMESS) received the MDPI Geosciences...

Research (EN)

An international research team led by Jaime A. Villafaña from the Institute of Palaeontology at the University of Vienna discovered the first fossil...

International (EN)

The Faculty mourns the loss of a long-time member of the Faculty's Scientific Advisory Board: Johannes Andersen passed away on April 28, 2020. The...

Research (EN)

Scientists of the University of Vienna examined parts of a vertebral column, which was found in northern Spain in 1996, and assigned it to the extinct...

Research (EN)

Glenn van de Ven from the Department of Astrophysics is part of a team exploring the possibility of distributing reviewing works back to applicants...


Our Faculty is a high performer in both research and teaching, and home to 28 professorships and four tenure-track professorships [more]


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Research facilities and devices, collections, and special libraries at a glance [more]