Today, scientific issues as well as societal and global challenges increasingly encompass subject areas that go beyond the limits of scientific disciplines as well as the limits between institutions, hence demanding interdisciplinary research at faculty, institutional as well national and international level.
Initiative funded by the FWF:
The SFB-programmes of the FWF focus on building up highly productive, tightly interconnected research establishments in Austria for long-term and interdisciplinary work on complex research topics.
Initiatives funded by the Rectorate of the University of Vienna:
In order to foster interdisciplinary cooperation among faculties as well as between the University of Vienna and the Medical University of Vienna the following instruments have been implemented:
Initiative funded by the Faculty:
To foster new collaborative interactions between the different scientific disciplines in the faculty, the Faculty of Life Sciences has launched this new funding scheme for the establishment of up to four interdisciplinary research networks each year.