Field trip Adria. Photo: Department of Geography and Regional Research, University of Vienna




The Faculty mourns the loss of a long-time member of the Faculty's Scientific Advisory Board: Judith A. McKenzie, Professor of Earth System Sciences...


The MINDS research collaboration - under participation of Manuel Güdel from the University of Vienna - has discovered water in the inner region of a...


New international network co-initiated by University of Vienna: Founding conference of the "Environmental & Climate Mobilities Network" on July 10,...

 International Activities at the "Faculty for Exploration"

The Faculty of Earth Sciences, Geography and Astronomy – the "Faculty for Exploration" – maintains a strong international network in research, teaching and studying.

VISESS Doctoral School

The Vienna International School of Earth and Space Sciences (VISESS) addresses the grand challenges humanity is facing, such as resource depletion, climate change, and insecurity about future energy supply, through inter- and trans-disciplinary academic research.

Visiting Professors & Ida Pfeiffer Professorship

We are pleased to welcome numerous international visiting professors and guest researchers at our departments every year. In addition, we have created the Ida Pfeiffer Professorship to bring new ideas and top scientists to Vienna for one semester.