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




Learning Journey: Slovenia. What role does cooperation play in urban, regional, and cross-border development? An interactive report on a 11-day...


In his research, the palaeontologist Uwe Balthasar concentrates on the links between the evolution oif calcification in marine organisms and Earth...


Until June 2024 the spatial data scientist Grant McKenzie is visiting professor at the Department of Geography and Regional Research. His central...

 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.