Difficult childbirth in humans

New study identifies a complex link between pelvis, head and stature that evolved to ease childbirth. Barbara Fischer and Philipp Mitteroecker from the University of Vienna publish their results in the current edition of PNAS.

21.04.2015 | [more]

Studying & teaching

Strategic Gaming: South China Sea Conflict 2015

Invited by Alfred Gerstl and Josef Falko Loher, about 40 Students of various backgrounds, both Bachelor and Master students, left the ordinary class room for a very special course at the Department of East Asian Studies.

14.04.2015 | [more]

Studying & teaching

The Marshall Plan Scholarships Program

The Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation established an academic exchange program to fund scholarships and fellowships for academic exchange between Austria and the US. Application deadline: 12 April and 15 October.

17.03.2015 | [more]

650th Anniversary

Raising questions since 1365.

In the anniversary year 2015, the University of Vienna opens its doors to the public to show the variety of its disciplines, degree programmes and research projects, and to look into the future and contemplate the past.

17.03.2015 | [more]

Academia & society

University of Vienna Renews Cooperation with ELI

The University of Vienna and the European Law Institute (ELI) have extended their cooperation until 2019. Both partners look forward to another four years of successful collaboration.

04.03.2015 | [more]


Even animals compose

Animal research could be the key to unlocking what features of human music are cultural phenomena, and what features are rooted in our biology. The work of Marisa Hoeschele from the University of Vienna is actually published.

17.02.2015 | [more]


"Meine Forschung": Ein griechischer Autor "big in Japan"

Was hat die römische Antike mit Japan und China zu tun? Welche griechischen Gestalten tauchen in Anime und Manga auf? In der Dissertation Aesops Fabeln in Japan erforscht Petra Palmeshofer gerade in Wien die Rezeption eines...

15.02.2015 | [more]

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Studying & teaching

Scholarships for Sommerhochschule

Students who want to attend the Sommerhochschule 2015 can apply for a scholarship. The application deadline is February 28, 2015.

11.02.2015 | [more]


Fossil Skull connects continents

A finding from the Manot-Cave in northern Israel is closing a gap in our knowledge about our own origin. It also changes our view with regard to our potential interbreeding scenario with Neandertals.

02.02.2015 | [more]

Studying & teaching

Non-EU Teaching Mobility

The University of Vienna supports short-term teaching visits (up to 90 days) by faculty members of partner universities outside Europe. Application deadline is 1 February 2015.

20.01.2015 | [more]


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