21st World Congress of the International Comparative Literature Association

In keeping with the motto "The Many Languages of Comparative Literature" the 21st World Congress of the ICLA takes place at the University of Vienna from July 21st - 27th 2016.

18.07.2016 | [more]


Examinations: What rights do students have?

To explore your options if there was a disruption during the exam, you suddenly fell ill or a fail grade took you by surprise, uni:view has talked to the Studienpräses and a legal expert.

14.07.2016 | [more]


Intermediaries under difficult circumstances

Only recently, charities in Austria have started to hire staff with a migration background. Political scientist Sara de Jong, Marie Curie Fellow at the University of Vienna, analysed their ambivalent positions.

13.07.2016 | [more]


Ravens learn best from their affiliates

In a recent study on ravens, Cognitive Biologists Christine Schwab and Thomas Bugnyar from the University of Vienna showed that being socially connected to others is critical in gaining new information.

13.07.2016 | [more]


How to get moral "free-riders" to cooperate

What motivates people to contribute to trustful moral judgment, which is a public good yet tends to be costly? Mathematician Tatsuya Sasaki from University of Vienna and colleagues have put forth a theoretical resolution.

06.07.2016 | [more]


Students with disabilities: the Accessible Studying Team offers support!

University life often becomes a challenge for students with physical or mental impairments. The Accessible Studying Team advises and assists students with disabilities.

06.07.2016 | [more]


How water gets its exceptional properties

Researchers in Vienna and Bochum have examined the atomic interactions of water molecules. They describe the work in the journal "Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences" (PNAS).

05.07.2016 | [more]


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