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Studying at the University of Vienna

In the winter semester of 2020/2021, teaching will take place digitally, on site and as a combination of both (hybrid teaching). This information website for students will be updated continuously.

22.10.2020 | [more]

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Update on university operation WS 20/21

This website provides updates on university operation for prospective students, students, teachers and employees.

22.10.2020 | [more]

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Big-hearted corvids

Lisa Horn of the Department of Behavioral and Cognitive Biology and an international research team found out: The social life is a driving factor of birds’ generosity.

22.10.2020 | [more]

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Illustration: Spin wave jumps from one nanowire conduit to another nanowire at the point where the conduits are getting closer one to another.

Integrated circuit of pure magnons

Researchers led by Technische Universität Kaiserslautern (TUK) and the University of Vienna successfully constructed a basic building block of computer circuits using magnons to convey information, in place of electrons.

20.10.2020 | [more]

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Coalmine (© free pics / pixabay)

Unprecedented energy use since 1950 has transformed our planetary environment

A new study with contribution of University of Vienna makes clear the extraordinary speed and scale of increases in energy use that has pushed the Earth towards a new geological epoch, known as the Anthropocene.

19.10.2020 | [more]

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Star Clusters are only the tip of the iceberg

A research team around astronomer Stefan Meingast at the University of Vienna has revealed the existence of massive stellar halos, termed coronae, surrounding local star clusters.

15.10.2020 | [more]

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Nobel Prize in Physics 2020

Piotr Chrusciel, expert on the mathematical theory of black holes, explores the significance of this year’s Nobel Prize and its connections with the gravitational physics research group at the University of Vienna he leads.

14.10.2020 | [more]

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