The event will be held at the Austrian Academy of Sciences’ main building in the center of Vienna.

The Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW) was established in 1847 as a scholarly society. It is Austria’s largest non-university research organization. Researchers at the Austrian Academy of Sciences conduct cutting-edge basic research, fostering interdisciplinary knowledge exchange, and disseminating new insights with the goal of advancing science and society as a whole.


The main building of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, located at Dr. Ignaz Seipel-Platz 2 in the heart of Vienna, is an architectural landmark with a rich history. It was designed by Jean Nicolas de Ville-Issey and built in 1753/55 for the University of Vienna. In 1857, it was transferred to the “Imperial Academy of Sciences”, which Emperor Ferdinand I had founded a decade earlier. Today it forms the center of a hub of the “Academy Campus”, a center of knowledge and research at the heart of Vienna that includes the iconic Art Nouveau building of the former Österreichische Postsparkasse.

How to get there

Austrian Academy of Sciences
Dr. Ignaz Seipel-Platz 2
1010 Vienna

From the airport

Vienna City Airport Train (CAT) to Wien Mitte or bus Vienna Airport Lines Line Val 2 to Morzinplatz 

From the train station

From Vienna Central Train Station (Wien Hbf): Subway U1 to Wien Stephansplatz 

By Car  

Garage Georg Cochplatz 1010 Wien (fee required)