Taking a case of space law to a fictitious court

“Studying Law at the University of Vienna offered me many opportunities to immerse in different areas. Ultimately, almost everything has a legal aspect. Therefore, I have grasped the chance of specialising in my studies and completed, among others, advanced courses in criminology, legal gender studies, legal English and law of international relationships. Last summer I … Continued


What stories do historical medals tell us?

“Numismatics? And what is that? – This is the reaction I get most of the time when somebody asks me what I am interested in and what I want to specialise in during my master’s studies. Simply put, numismatics is the study of the history of coins and money. Anyone who thinks of ‘grandfather’s old … Continued


A different perspective

“I have to admit that I did not really follow a linear path towards the master’s programme in Science – Technology – Society. As I am the child of parents who had not studied themselves, it was helpful that I could try out different degree programmes without having to go through a challenging entrance exam … Continued


My magic word is interdisciplinarity

“Indecisiveness has always been my greatest enemy. At the University of Vienna, I could convert my weaknesses into strengths. My name is Ludmila Peterková. I come from Slovakia, but I am of Russian origin, which is why I grew up bilingually. I was not only exposed to languages at home, but I also found them … Continued


When machines have a “mind of their own”

“In the beginning, my journey at the University of Vienna was not what one would call linear. I guess some students can sympathise with me in this regard. I had to change my degree programme several times and attend courses from different programmes before finally finding my ‘home’ at the Faculty of Computer Science. Without … Continued

“Being enrolled on two degree programmes has taught me to approach problems from an interdisciplinary perspective, to use unconventional methods and to think outside the box. I decided to study Physics because I was already fascinated by the world of physics when I was still at school. On the other hand, I wanted to enjoy … Continued

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“Studying Law at the University of Vienna offered me many opportunities to immerse in different areas. Ultimately, almost everything has a legal aspect. Therefore, I have grasped the chance of specialising in my studies and completed, among others, advanced courses in criminology, legal gender studies, legal English and law of international relationships. Last summer I … Continued

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“Numismatics? And what is that? – This is the reaction I get most of the time when somebody asks me what I am interested in and what I want to specialise in during my master’s studies. Simply put, numismatics is the study of the history of coins and money. Anyone who thinks of ‘grandfather’s old … Continued

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“Before I started the Gender Studies master’s programme, I studied media cultural studies. I was asked the question what I exactly do in my studies so many times that it seems like umpteen times. If I would receive one euro every time I hear this question, I must not work anymore beside my studies. But … Continued

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“Giving tutorials from home wearing my pyjamas and slippers is something I could have hardly imagined a few months ago. When I was asked, two years ago, if I would like to work as tutor for an introductory course (STEOP), my university life has turned by 180 degrees. Having graduated from an academic secondary school … Continued

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“My educational journey into Cognitive Science shattered beliefs and made me stumble into a crisis about what science even is. But ultimately, my Master’s degree in Cognitive Science was the most rewarding experience I could have wished for and fundamentally reconceptualized how I see the world. I was already reading books on cognitive psychology during … Continued

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“I have to admit that I did not really follow a linear path towards the master’s programme in Science – Technology – Society. As I am the child of parents who had not studied themselves, it was helpful that I could try out different degree programmes without having to go through a challenging entrance exam … Continued

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“Indecisiveness has always been my greatest enemy. At the University of Vienna, I could convert my weaknesses into strengths. My name is Ludmila Peterková. I come from Slovakia, but I am of Russian origin, which is why I grew up bilingually. I was not only exposed to languages at home, but I also found them … Continued

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“In the beginning, my journey at the University of Vienna was not what one would call linear. I guess some students can sympathise with me in this regard. I had to change my degree programme several times and attend courses from different programmes before finally finding my ‘home’ at the Faculty of Computer Science. Without … Continued

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“Most of my colleagues already knew which career path to take after completing the degree programme in Pharmacy, which prepares students for the profession of the pharmacist. The study abroad mobility schemes Non-EU Student Exchange Program and ERASMUS allowed me to look beyond the horizon of the “usual” job description during my diploma programme at … Continued

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