About Vienna


The city of Vienna lies at the geographical heart of Europe. It regularly tops the Quality of Living Rankings and offers a rich cultural programme.

Founded in 1365, the University of Vienna, is one of the oldest and largest universities in Europe. It is Alma Mater to more than 90.000 students.

The Faculty of Physics has been shaped by many great students and scientists among them Christian Doppler, Josef Loschmidt, Josef Stefan, Ernst Mach, Ludwig Boltzmann, Lise Meitner, Victor Franz Hess, Erwin Schrödinger and Hans Thirring. Our faculty is connected to a large number of leading institutions world-wide and has been awarded many prestigious research grants.