Welcome Days for PhDs 2016

The Welcome Days organized by the Center for Doctoral Studies on February 25 and 26 help new doctoral candidates orientate themselves at the University of Vienna.

12.02.2016 | [more]


MECO41 - Statistical Physics Between East and West

At the international conference MECO41 from February 14 to 17, statistical physics presents itself in its width and connects eastern and western European nation-states.

12.02.2016 | [more]


"Cannibalism" between stars

Eduard Vorobyov from the University of Vienna discovered that stellar brightening can be caused by fragmentation due to gravitational instabilities in massive gaseous disks surrounding young stars.

08.02.2016 | [more]


Ravens attribute visual access to unseen competitiors

Ravens anticipate what other ravens can see, cognitive biologists Thomas Bugnyar and Stephan Reber of the University Vienna found out in collaboration with the philosopher Cameron Buckner (University of Houston, Texas).

03.02.2016 | [more]

symbolic image of quantum-mechanical vibrations

Mechanical Quanta see the light

Researchers from the TU Delft and the University of Vienna have now realized a first step towards a universal quantum link based on quantum-mechanical vibrations of a nanomechanical device.

19.01.2016 | [more]

picture of the new U:FIND-website

U:FIND is online!

As of today, U:FIND – the new course, staff and web search – is online! New functions are ONE search box, iCal, Google Maps, responsive Design and much more.

16.12.2015 | [more]

smiling girl on a snowy mountain

univie: winter school 2016

The winter school at the University of Vienna takes place from January 31 to February 13. Application starts now; a number of scholarships are granted. Sarah Minty took part last year and writes about her experiences.

16.12.2015 | [more]


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