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New Biology Center of the University of Vienna

Service and Support

Our Core Facilities and Large Instrument Facility provide state-of-the-art equipment to all faculty members. They also offer the expertise necessary to use the instruments and to analyze the research data. They are operated by dedicated personnel.

The La Gamba Field Station is situated at the edge of the Rainforest of the Austrians in Costa Rica. Being located in one of the most species-rich lowland rainforests in Central America, it is an ideal location for field research, courses and seminars.

The Field Station Affenberg Landskron (Monkey Mountain Landskron) is a 4 hectare forest park located in Carinthia, that houses a big group of (semi) -free ranging Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata). During behavioral observations the animals are not disturbed in their social interactions

WasserCluster Lunz was founded in 2005 to pursue basic and applied research on aquatic ecosystems around Lake Lunz and various other sites. Research focuses on climate change, diversity research, water resource management, and renaturation of waters.

The Haidlhof Research Station provides infrastructure to study the cognition of birds and farm animals.

The Workshop of the Faculty of Life Sciences produces and provides special non-conventional equipment to all research groups.

Special Libraries offer books, journals, articles etc. in the fields of Biology, Botany, Pharmacy and Nutritional Sciences. Some of the unique collections of the Faculty of Life Sciences are open upon request.