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Universitätsring 1
A-1010 Vienna


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The production, use and non-commercial distribution of copies in electronic or printed form is allowed provided that the contents are not altered and the source is mentioned (Source: University of Vienna).

Structure & design

Graphic concept, information structure and technical implementation are proprietary developments of the University of Vienna, Corporate Communications service unit and Vienna University Computer Center service unit.

Responsible for contents, editing & technology of linked pages

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The web editor is responsible for the contents and editing on the main page of the University of Vienna: web editor (no study-related support).

If you have question that are study-related, kindly inquire here: or use the following contact form: 

Technical Support

Technical support and maintenance of the WWW servers is provided by the Vienna University Computer Center (ZID) at the University of Vienna, Neues Institutsgebäude, Universitätsstrasse 7/1, A-1010 Vienna.

If you experience technical problems, please send an e-mail to the webmaster.

Supervisory authority of the University of Vienna

Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy

VAT-number of the University of Vienna

ATU 37586901


The text provided on the University of Vienna homepage has been reviewed with great care. However, the University of Vienna cannot guarantee the accuracy, completeness or validity of the information provided. Therefore the University of Vienna accepts no liability for the contents provided. Links to other websites have been carefully selected. However, the University of Vienna is not responsible for contents on any other websites.

Tasks of the University of Vienna

According to section 3 of the 2002 Universities Act the University fulfils the following tasks within its sphere of action:

  1. advancement of sciences (research and teaching), and the advancement, appreciation and teaching of the arts;
  2. education through science and the advancement and appreciation of the arts;
  3. scientific, artistic, artistic-pedagogical and artistic-scientific training, qualification for professional activities requiring the application of scientific knowledge and methods, as well as teaching artistic and scientific skills at the highest level;
  4. training and promotion of junior academics and young artists;
  5. continuing education, particularly of university graduates;
  6. internal co-ordination of scientific research (and the advancement and appreciation of the arts) and teaching at universities;
  7. promotion of domestic and international co-operation in research and teaching, and the arts;
  8. promotion of the use and practical application of their research findings, and of community involvement in efforts to promote the advancement and appreciation of the arts;
  9. gender equality, and the advancement of women;
  10. maintenance of contacts with graduates;
  11. provision of public information on the performance of the tasks of the universities.