The Faculty of Life Sciences


88 professors

45 university professors

25 tenure-track positions

1060 employees

61 Nationalities

~ 25 % non-scientific staff

9.064 students

2.098 first-year students

(WS 2023)

~ 18.5 million euros

third-party funds

in 2023

767 publications in 2023

573 in peer reviewed journals

68 publications in journals with Impact Factor >10

24 awards and grants

19 ERC Grants

2 Wittgenstein Awards

3 START Grants

... is one of the biggest faculties of the University of Vienna, uniting eight Departments across the fields of Biological Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Nutritional Sciences.

... is supported in research by Core Facilities, a Large Instrument Facility and Central Services.

... educates more than 11`000 students in over 20 degree programmes, administered by the StudiesServiceCenter of Life Sciences.

... trains doctoral students to address fundamental research problems in Life Sciences, in three Vienna Doctoral Schools, FWF Doctoral programmes and Innovative Training Networks.