The Faculty of Life Sciences unites eleven Departments, four Core Facilities, and one Large-Instrument Facilitiy. Research focuses on Biological Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Nutritional Sciences. To stimulate interdisciplinary research within the Faculty of Life Sciences and between other faculties, Key Research Areas, Research Platforms, and -Clusters and Research Networks have been established and will be further consolidated.

Managerial functions are assigned to the Dean's team. The Dean's team is supported administratively by the Dean's office.

The directors of Study Programmes organise courses and supervise all study-related and organisational issues. They are supported by the Studies Service Centre. The Studies Service Centre of Life Sciences serves as a student information centre at faculty level for all questions concerning degree programmes and graduation. 


Entwicklungsplan 2025 (gesamte Universität Wien, Deutsch)

Development Plan 2025 (Faculty of Life Sciences, English)



How to find us

University Center Althanstrasse (UZA1 & UZA2)

Althanstrasse 14, 1090 Vienna



Arrival by public transport: U4 (subway) Spittelau;  U6 (subway) Spittelau

D (tram) Althanstraße, Augasse, Liechtenwerder Platz

35A (bus) Nordbergbrücke; 37A (bus) Liechtenwerder Platz


Department of Botany and Biodiversity Research

Rennweg 14, 1030 Vienna

Arrival by public transport:

S-Bahn (trainstation) Rennweg

O (tram) Ungargasse, Fasanplatz; 71 (tram) Fasanplatz

77A (bus) Ungargasse, Fasanplatz

University Center Althanstraße (UZA1 & UZA2)

Department of Botany and Biodiversity Research