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About the University of Vienna



The University of Vienna was founded by Duke Rudolph IV. in 1365. It is the oldest university in the German-speaking world and one of the largest in Central Europe.

The University of Vienna celebrates its 650th anniversary in 2015.

Currently, about 92,000 students are enrolled at the University of Vienna. They can select from 187 degree programs: 55 bachelor's programs, 116 master's programs, 4 diploma programs, and 12 doctoral programs.

 With 9,700 employees, 6,900 of who are academics, the University of Vienna is the largest teaching and research institution in Austria.

To gain deeper insight into the University watch the video portrait.

For more information, please visit the University of Vienna's website.

Staircase, main building

Library, main building

Research and teaching

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.

Research and teaching at the University of Vienna comprise a wide range of disciplines: from Catholic and Protestant theology, law, business and economics, computer science, historical and cultural studies, philological and cultural studies, philosophy and education, psychology, social sciences, mathematics, physics, chemistry to earth sciences, geography, astronomy, life sciences, translation studies, sport science, molecular biology and teacher education.

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Chair for International Personnel Management University of Vienna; Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics

Since this year's conference takes place in Vienna, Prof. Oliver Fabel, who is head of chair for International Personnel Management at the University of Vienna, is pleased to invite you to visit his homepage. There, you can find information about the latest research activities of Prof. Fabel and his chair members as well as information about the partner chair for Organization and Planning which is hold by Prof. Rudolf Vetschera.

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