Participating in the Circle U. PhD Summer School on Negotiating Climate Change in the context of absolute CO2 limits and timeframes at Aarhus University in Denmark has been very enriching for my PhD project as well as my personal and academic growth as a young scholar.
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“The time of your life begins now!” – but even the best of times must be well organised. Here you find a collection of tips and hints that will make the next semester at the University of Vienna an unforgettable and easy one. (Updated in February 2024) Organising the start of the semester Every semester … Continued
It is hard to imagine our world without textiles – used in technology, our homes, work, and of course clothing. This has been the case in many cultures over thousands of years, and especially clothing has always been used as a display of one’s identity. However, much has changed in the production of textiles, especially … Continued
In the early morning of October 14, 2023, 13 biology students from both Bachelor’s and Master’s programs, together with Univ.-Prof. Martin Zuschin, Dr. Jürgen Herler and Angelina Ivkić, MSc from the University of Vienna, set off for Marsa Alam, Egypt. Their destination: the reef of Mangrove Bay. Before the trip began, even though the students … Continued
In recent years, the Up-Goer Five challenge has become part of several scientific conferences, including the AGU Fall Meeting. This year, it will make its debut at the EGU General Assembly. In the session, speakers are asked to present their research in short (5-minute) talks using only the thousand most common words in English. The … Continued
We asked you and you responded: Here are your favourite places at the University of Vienna. On Instagram, we asked you to reveal your top locations at the University of Vienna. Be it for studying, chilling, meeting friends or drawing inspiration – here, you can find places that you should definitely visit for these purposes. Where … Continued
This blog post explains everything you need to know about the use of AI in your studies at the University of Vienna. Everybody has been talking about artificial intelligence (AI) tools since the launch of ChatGPT in November 2022. (Most) AI tools are available for free, highly effective, user-friendly and have thus made their way … Continued
University requires a different kind of learning than school and this change can be very challenging. While at school the subject matter was usually still manageable and clearly defined, at university this task is often more difficult. This article will help you better understand and manage some of these initial uncertainties.
Are you dissatisfied with your organisation when studying, doubt your learning strategies and regularly postpone preparing for exams? The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) supports you with improving your learning process and mobilising available resources for this purpose.
Finding an internship or even a permanent part time position? Although I had a goal after completing my bachelor’s programme in German Philology, I did not know how to reach it… I attended an event at Uniport on speculative applications, yet, I still did not know where to send those applications. I learned about the … Continued
Before an exam, worries and anxieties can become a burden. They become a problem when they lead to procrastination, avoidance behaviour or even mental blocks during the exam. The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) has compiled tips to help you deal with exam anxiety. Exam = exceptional situation An exam is an assessment situation … Continued