Td Summer School: Transdisciplinary Research at the Science · Society Interface

  • Location: Wien
  • Date: 4. – 9. Septembre 2022

We are pleased to announce that the Td Summer School: Transdisciplinary Research at the Science · Society Interface will be conducted between September 4-9, 2022 in Vienna, Austria. It is designed to prepare researchers and practitioners for joint research and action to tackle societal problems. The Td Summer School 2022 will be convened by the Responsive Research Collective,
UniNEtZ Austria and the University of Applied Arts Vienna. The application deadline is 24. June 2022.

Further Informationen:


European Missions - National Implementation

  • Location: Online
  • Date: 2. June 2022, 10:00–12:00

The implementation of the European missions is picking up speed! The event informs about the status of the national recommendations for action for the implementation of the 5 EU missions (Soil, Waters, Climate, Cities, Cancer) in Austria.

Agenda and registration can be found here:


Online Event on Climate Anxiety & Climate Resilience

  • Speaker: Anna Pribil
  • Location: Online
  • Date: 1. June 2022, 16:00–17:00

Forum Umweltbildung invites Anna Pribil, psychologist, eco-consultant and member of Psychologists for Future. In her lecture "From Climate Anxiety to Climate Resilience" she will tell what psychology and the climate crisis have to do with each other, how climate emotions or climate anxiety arise and with the help of which strategies we can build climate resilience.

Registration at


22. Austrian Climate Day

  • Location: Vienna
  • Date: 20.–22. April 2022

The 22nd Climate Day will take place under the motto "Pushing boundaries: science, art, climate" from April 20 to 22, 2022 in Vienna. This time, the Climate Day will be conceived and held in cooperation with the University of Applied Arts Vienna and the Vienna University of Technology.

More information may be found here.


Handover of the UniNEtZ options report

  • Date: 1. March 2022

On March 1, Hans Stötter, Reinhold Lang, Helga Kromp-Kolb and Franziska Allerberger handed over the approximately 150 options for action that had been developed over the past 3 years to Vice Chancelor Werner Kogler and Federal Minister Karoline Edtstadler and thus to the federal government.


Development University Weeks Linz 2021

  • Location: Linz
  • Date: 8–30 November 2021

Development University Weeks will take place in Linz from 8-30 November 2021.

A wide range of events on SDG topics will take place under the title "Development where to? The series of events offers panel discussions, renowned speakers, workshops, film screenings and much more. All events are open to the public and free of charge.
More information may be found here.


Call for abstracts: Climate Day 2022

  • Submission deadline: 4th November 2021

The 22nd Climate Day will take place under the motto "Pushing boundaries: science, art, climate" from 20 to 22 April 2022 in Vienna. This time, the Climate Day will be conceived and organised in cooperation with the University of Applied Arts Vienna and the Vienna University of Technology.

There are the following types of submission:

  • Talks and poster contributions for the general scientific sessions incl. artistic research projects
  • Art, design and architecture projects
  • Poster contributions to the ACRP Quality Assurance for 2022 in the presence of the ACRP Steering Committee
  • CCCA Young Investigator Award 2022

A collection of answers to frequently asked questions can be found here.


Staging climate change

  • Moderation: Sybille Chiari
  • Panel guests: Werner Boote, Natalie Driemeyer, Martina Fröschl, Marlies Wirth
  • Location: Museum of Applied Arts (Lecture Hall), Stubenring 5, 1010 Vienna
  • Date: September 30th 2021, 18:00-21:00

Together with pioneers of (climate) art and culture, scientists and the audience, we want to discuss the role of the art and culture sector in climate communication.

Further information can be found here (.pdf)

Online Workshop Transdisciplinary Education

  • Date: September 27th 2021, 15:00–18:00
  • Location: Online

In the spirit of living transdisciplinarity, the online workshop from transdisciplinary research to transdisciplinary education at the 1st Global Transdisciplinary Conference at Danube University Krems will bring together students, teachers, scientists as well as responsible persons and politicians in the field of education to discuss opportunities and challenges of transdisciplinary cooperation in school and university education.

If you are interested, please contact the AG Education and Communication for Sustainable Development (Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck):

More information can be found here (.pdf).


Global Conference on the Human Right to Quality Education

  • Location: Vienna (Uni Wien)
  • Date: September 21st – 23rd 2021

Discuss with experts on issues of education for sustainable development, academic freedom and civic space, and access to education for migrants. Be there to become a part of an ambitious agenda that will turn these commitments into action!

More information (.pdf)


Action for Sustainable Future

  • Deadline for submission of ideas: 30.06.2021
  • Deadline for submission of project proposals: 30.09.2021

We would like to draw your attention to a call for projects within the Open Innovation in Science Impact Labs. The "Action for Sustainable Future (ASF) hub", a cooperation of the Ludwig Boltzmann Society with the University of Applied Arts Vienna, is looking for key projects within the framework of this call for proposals, which are oriented towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the UN and develop practical solutions with high social relevance and impact. In these projects, citizens* should be actively involved in the project design, combining both artistic and scientific strategies and findings. In order to allow citizens* with little project experience to participate in the call program, the submission process for projects will take place in two phases. Until June 30, 2021, ideas from different social fields can be submitted. Applicants will receive support for project submission and implementation from the ASF hub. Complete project proposals can be submitted until 30.09.2021.

More information can be found here (.pdf).


Focus Climate 2021 - Partizipativer Workshop

  • Lecturer: Mike Schäfer (Universität Zürich), Reto Dettli (econcept AG), Christian Zeyer (Swisscleantech), Stéphanie Moser (Universität Bern), Mischa Croci-Maspoli (Meteoschweiz), Peter Cuony (groupe e SA)
  • Date: June 18th 2021,13:30–19:00

On Friday, June 18, 2021, the foundations Science et Cité and TA-SWISS will conduct the participatory workshop Focus Climate. With videos in advance, decentralized workshops and livestream will be possible to carry out. In the afternoon the participants can exchange ideas in various workshops in Bern. In the evening, a panel discussion between experts will take place. It will be broadcast via livestream and is thus accessible to a broad audience. The exact schedule will be communicated to the participants in June.

Registration for the workshops is now possible until June 6 and the number of participants is limited due to the protection concept.

More information here (.pdf).


  • Date: May 28th 2021, 09:00 - 13:00
  • Location: Online

The stakeholder workshop will take place on Friday 28.05.2021 between 09:00 and 13:00. Due to the COVID-19 situation, this workshop must be held virtually. We ask for timely registration, but at the latest by 14.05.2021.

Invitation (.pdf)


Österreichischer Klimatag

  • Date: April 12th and 13th 2021
  • Location: Online

The "Österreichische Klimatag" is a scientific conference that aims to provide an overview of current Austrian research activities in the fields of climate change, impacts, adaptation as well as mitigation. Furthermore, the "Österreichischer Klimatag" has become the central showcase of research activities financed by the Climate and Energy Fund. Furthermore, the "Österreichische Klimatag" serves the networking of natural science, socio-economic as well as humanities and cultural science disciplines and promotes the exchange between basic research, applied research and users. A special focus is therefore placed on the cooperation and dialogue with stakeholders from politics and administration as well as the networking with practitioners, research promoters and business operators. Further information here.


UniNEtZ-Optionenbericht: Im Zeichen von UniNEtZ II

  • Datum: 3. Dezemer 2021; 10:00-14:00 Uhr
  • Ort: online via Zoom

Nach der feierlichen Übergabe des Optionenberichts steht der 3. Dezember 2021 ganz im Zeichen von UniNEtZ II. Hier sollen gemeinsam Ideen oder auch erste Szenarien der transdiziplinären Zusammenarbeit ko-kreativ im Dialog zwischen beteiligten Universitäten und Akteur_innen aus der Gesellschaft entwickelt werden.