The Institute for Geography and Regional Research represents geography in all its scientific scope and sees itself as the only "full institute" in Austria. Basic research and applied questions with a large practical relevance are the basis for the comprehensive training.

The specific topics and projects are worked on in 7 working groups and are partly highly specialized, but often also have an interdisciplinary character as research content (see Research):



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From Wednesday, 11 March 2020 until Thursday, 30 April 2020, no courses/exams with student attendance will take place at the University of Vienna.


Research and publications


07.09.2020 09:00

Austrian Academy of Sciences Summer School

„Urban housing markets in Central and Sotheastern Europe“

23.06.2020 18:30

Lecture by the Austrian Geographical Society

The resident populations displacement at tight housing markets using the example of Berlin

Complete event- programs of 2020