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The University of Vienna, founded in 1365, is the oldest university in the German-speaking world and among the largest universities in Central Europe. With 9,500 employees, 6,700 of whom are academics, and 92,500 students, the University of Vienna is the largest teaching and research institution in Austria. More than 180 study programmes provide excellent educational opportunities and research fields to its students and staff.
The main task and goal of the University lies in generating and sustaining top-quality research and teaching, which are regarded as an inseparable entity ("research-led teaching"). A strong focus on research, combining basic with application-oriented research, renders this University highly attractive for the sharpest minds. The University of Vienna pursues a strategy laid out in its development plan, which emphasises its role as a research university. Attractive study programmes that are based on research-led teaching, the promotion of early stage researchers and appointment of excellent, high-profile professors are at the core of this strategy.
Due to this profile, the University of Vienna ranks among the most important academic teaching institutions in Europe, known for its strong international orientation and emphasis on research and teaching as an inseparable entity.

Contact persons:

Gabriela Tröstl: Head of the Professors' Appointment Consulting Service
Phone: +43 (0)1 4277 - 10333 | Mobile: +43 (0)664 602 77-103 33
Andrea Eder: interim Deputy Head of the Professors' Appointment Consulting Service
andrea.eder(at), +43 (0)1 4277 - 10318

Monika Fink: Professors' Appointment Consulting Service
monika.fink(at), +43 (0)1 4277 - 10321