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):



Mit der Genehmigung des Projekts „Bilaterale Beziehungen der Metropolen Wien und Brünn – Stadtentwicklung; Gentrifizierung und Kooperationen“ im...


The Institute for Geography and Regional Research congratulates Vice-Rector Heinz Faßmann on the new ministerial appointment


In the "ExtremA" project, researchers from the University of Vienna, in cooperation with the Federal Ministry for Sustainability and Tourism, record...

Research and publications


16.03.2020 18:00

„Amazon ist keine Stadt“ – räumliche Auswirkungen des Online-Handels

Vortrag und Publikumsdiskussion

22.01.2020 10:00

Disturbance and Stability – Qualification of biogeomorphic feedbacks in the glacier forefield

Complete program winter semester 2019/2020