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When an interface becomes the face

Glenda Hannibal works in the department of sociology as a junior assistant (Universitätsassistentin). Her research centers around the sense-making processes of human-robot encounter and the  way in which ‘everyday life’ is constructed within the practice of social robotics. Contributing to the  Semesterfrage “How are we living in tomorrow’s digital world?” Glenda reflects upon how humans … Continued


Business, Economics and Statistics – The Admission Procedure: How to register in 5 easy steps

The first professor of economic affairs was appointed in 1763 as part of the University of Vienna’s legal faculty. Today the Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics is one of 15 faculties of the University of Vienna and is located at Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz. Approximately 5,000 students study business administration, international business administration, economics, and statistics. The … Continued


My enlightenment during the depths of a Viennese winter

The univie: winter school for cultural- historical studies is a fairly new program organized by the Sommerhochschule of the University of Vienna. In February 2015 the winter school on “The Discovery of Modernity – Vienna Around 1900” was offered for the first time. The two-week program combined first class academic courses with an extensive social … Continued


My summer at the Sommerhochschule

Ellen Wood, one of this year’s participants, shares her personal experiences at the univie: summer school 2015 in her blog below. The univie: summer school for International and European Studies is organized by the Sommerhochschule of the University of Vienna. The four week program offers high level European Studies courses in the morning and German … Continued


univie: summer school 2015 for basic aerosol science

Alexander Rinkenburger, M.Sc. has finished his studies in Chemistry at the Technische Universität München and currently works on his Doctoral Thesis “Rußoxidation mit on-line Spektroskopie” (soot oxidation with on-line spectroscopy) under Prof. Dr. Nießner. He participated at the univie: summer school 2015 for Basic Aerosol Science and shares his expierences. my univie: summer school If … Continued


Summer, sun and summer schools

How can I make good use of the semester breaks to progress in my studies, get to know international students and learn about projects from top researchers? The University of Vienna offers diverse and interesting further education opportunities with its univie: summer/winter schools programme. Larissa Lippert from the International Office summarized the most important things … Continued


CHAGS XI – The Student Organizing Committee

The 11th Conference on Hunter and Gatherer Societies – CHAGS XI for short – will be held for the first time in Vienna in September, 2015. As the biggest CHAGS yet, the interdisciplinary conference will include two keynote speakers, five plenary sessions, 52 regular sessions, and about 500 participants. The conference will be a joint … Continued


Contaminated books – symbols of the state and ownership marks in the books of the Library of the University of Vienna

Time and again students and users of the University Library point out that various books carry stamps containing a swastika. Markus Stumpf, head of the Contemporary History Library at the University of Vienna, provides us an insight into this complex topic. Traces of the Nazi regime such as stamps in the books of the University … Continued

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