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University of Vienna

A university steeped in history and knowledge creator of a global city

  • Founded by Duke Rudolph IV in 1365 as the Alma Mater Rudolphina Vindobonensis
  • One of the oldest and largest universities in Europe
  • Opening of the historic Main Building of the University in the heart of Vienna’s city centre in 1884
  • More than 60 locations in Vienna
  • Host of more than 1,000 events and 350 international conferences
Professor of art history
University of Vienna
Professor of Italian and French literature and media studies
University of Vienna