Why study Computer Science at the University of Vienna?

There are many reasons to study computer science at the University of Vienna. We have highlighted a few in particular:

  • Internationality
    International orientation through networking with the best universities and research institutions in the world.
  • Interdisciplinarity
    Application-oriented computer science education with interdisciplinary study content and the possibility to connect with a variety of non-topic research areas at the University of Vienna. (e.g. other natural or life sciences).
    Due to the orientation of the degree programme towards proficiency subjects, students are also prepared for working in interdisciplinary, heterogeneous teams.
  • Research-led teaching
    Close linking of research and teaching, current issues from ongoing research activities flow into the teaching offered.
  • Tradition
    The University of Vienna was founded in 1365 and is one of the oldest and largest universities in Europe. Although the Faculty of Computer Science was only founded as an independent faculty in 2004, its roots go back to the 1970s.
  • Innovation
    Working on scientific projects that decisively shape the future developments of our working and living environment.   
  • Modern learning concepts
    Teaching content is imparted via project-based learning and e-learning.