University of Vienna

University of Vienna
Universitätsring 1
1010 Vienna


The annual conference 2017 of the Verein für Socialpolitik takes place at the main building of the Universität of Vienna (Universitätsring 1, 1010 Wien) at the Ringstraße.

The University of Vienna was founded by Archduke Rudolph IV in 1365. It is the oldest university in the German-speaking world and one of the largest in Europe. In the field of research, the University of Vienna is subdivided into 19 faculties and centres.

With 175 degree programmes, the University of Vienna provides an opportunity for its currently approximately 94,000 students to acquire knowledge and methodological core competencies in the course of their studies and in the form of academic work under the supervision of academics.

The University of Vienna is a research university with an international reputation. Studying at the University of Vienna means meeting and cooperating with individuals of different origins, of varied cultural and social backgrounds and experiences.

Thus, the University of Vienna continues to attract students from more than 140 different countries.