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




During the summer term, Cees van Westen is teaching as visiting professor at the Department of Geography and Regional Research. In his research, the...


Report sets out recommendations for investment priorities - Bodo Ziegler and other UNIVIE astrophysicists contributed to this report, which could...


During May 2023, Richard A. Schultz is visiting professor at Bernhard Grasemann’s research group (Department of Geology). He will work with a top...

 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.

Mobility – Incomings and Outgoings

Erasmus+ and other mobility programmes: Students, researchers/teachers and university staff members are welcome to visit the "Faculty for Exploration" in Vienna or our partner universities all over the world. Find information about partner universities and our mobility coordinators.

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.