Environmental studies

Environmental experts today – both in research and in practice – are facing high expectations. Their profound academic education plays an important role in our knowledge society. Their expertise is crucial for responding to pressing environmental challenges and is based on latest research findings and technologies. These are a central element of teaching at the University of Vienna, which is in turn directly linked to ongoing research activities.



Master's programme

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Since 2012, the University of Vienna has been offering the English-language master's programme in Environmental Sciences, which is explicitly dedicated to research and education in this field. [more]

Doctoral programme

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The doctoral programme in Environmental Sciences (available since 2009) is an opportunity for students to specialise in environmental research. [more]

Other programmes

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The University of Vienna offers a number of additional master's programmes as well as a university continuing education and training programme on selected topics from the field of environmental research. [more]


Environmental report of the University of Vienna

The environmental report of the University of Vienna (published in 2015 and availabe in German only) lists existing degree programmes in environmental sciences availabale at the University of Vienna. [go to UNIVIE website for download]

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Why study Environmental Sciences? [more]