“I am learning something new every day”

“My name is Madeline Kalista and I come from Chicago, Illinois. I previously attended the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign and obtained my bachelor’s and master’s in Accounting there. Upon graduating I began working in the public accounting sector for a firm in Chicago. After spending a little over a year there, I decided I … Continued


I love Astronomy

“My enthusiasm for astronomy started to develop when I was still a child. I would stare at the night sky, a rotating star chart in my hand and watch the moon through a small telescope. This fascination has accompanied me throughout my childhood. I knew early on that I wanted to study Astronomy and started … Continued


Chemistry on Instagram

“I study chemistry. I get a wide range of reactions when I say that: The expression on the other’s face is usually a mix of respect and pity. It may also send a cold shiver down the other’s spine who is reminded of their chemistry classes at school. However, some also express their admiration for … Continued


Making a fast-growing progress

“My name is Alejandro de León. I was born and raised in Guatemala, a small but beautiful country in Latin America. I had the privilege to graduate from the Austrian-Guatemalan School, hence it seemed suitable to adventure myself in the viennese student life experience. And what better way to obtain an overwhelmingly authentic university feeling … Continued


Tell us your story.

Tell us your story. You can go through studies in one way or another. Especially at the University of Vienna, there are many ways through studies. But of course, you know better than us. We think it is important to illustrate these different ways through studies. This is why we want to hear your personal … Continued

“My name is Madeline Kalista and I come from Chicago, Illinois. I previously attended the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign and obtained my bachelor’s and master’s in Accounting there. Upon graduating I began working in the public accounting sector for a firm in Chicago. After spending a little over a year there, I decided I … Continued

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“My enthusiasm for astronomy started to develop when I was still a child. I would stare at the night sky, a rotating star chart in my hand and watch the moon through a small telescope. This fascination has accompanied me throughout my childhood. I knew early on that I wanted to study Astronomy and started … Continued

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“I study chemistry. I get a wide range of reactions when I say that: The expression on the other’s face is usually a mix of respect and pity. It may also send a cold shiver down the other’s spine who is reminded of their chemistry classes at school. However, some also express their admiration for … Continued

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“I have recently found my old student ID card in a moving box. ‘Unbelievable’, I thought as I looked at the picture. A young version of myself with long hair, a wild beard and piercings calmly smiled at me. Nearly ten winter and summer semesters have passed since then. It really is ‘unbelievable’ that I … Continued

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“My name is Alejandro de León. I was born and raised in Guatemala, a small but beautiful country in Latin America. I had the privilege to graduate from the Austrian-Guatemalan School, hence it seemed suitable to adventure myself in the viennese student life experience. And what better way to obtain an overwhelmingly authentic university feeling … Continued

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Tell us your story. You can go through studies in one way or another. Especially at the University of Vienna, there are many ways through studies. But of course, you know better than us. We think it is important to illustrate these different ways through studies. This is why we want to hear your personal … Continued

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