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]

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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]


Ayse Caglar: Moving Movement

Istanbul, Montreal, Berlin, Florence, Budapest, and Göttingen – anthropologist Ayse Caglar has studied, lived and worked in all these cities. Now she is working on urban restructuring and migrants at the University of Vienna.

20.01.2015 | [more]


PhD positions in Marie Skłodowska-Curie Network COLLDENSE

The Marie Skłodowska-Curie European Training Network COLLDENSE, focused on soft-condensed-matter science, is seeking candidates for 15 PhD student positions at the 7 universities and 2 industrial laboratories involved. Apply now!

16.01.2015 | [more]


Breaking the wall of illusion

At the Falling Walls Conference, physicist Anton Zeilinger demonstrates how the growing knowledge of quantum physics will change the way we perceive ourselves and the reality surrounding us. Watch the video of the lecture.

11.01.2015 | [more]

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Top ten science story for Gabriela Barreto Lemos and Anton Zeilinger

Discover Magazine choses the paper "Quantum imaging with undetected photons" by e.g. Gabriela Barreto Lemos and Anton Zeilinger from the University of Vienna as the top ten science story of the year 2014.

10.01.2015 | [more]

Studying & teaching

Research Grants for Young Researchers

PhD-candidates or Post-Docs can apply at their home university to make use of the partnership agreement with the University of Vienna offering the possibility to spend a one month research-stay at the University of Vienna.

08.01.2015 | [more]


The origin of the language of life

The genetic code is the universal language of life. The research team of Bojan Žagrović at the Max F. Perutz Laboratories of the University of Vienna and the Medical University of Vienna has revealed several surprising clues.

19.12.2014 | [more]


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