The Space Research Institute (IWF) in Graz has been a leading institution in space research for more than half a century. The IWF has been involved in numerous space missions and hosts eight research groups in different fields of astrophysics.

Besides the scientific work, a main objective of the IWF is also to offer education and training to future scientists. Therefore, the

Young Researcher Program in interdisciplinary space science and planetary research

at the IWF in collaboration with our partners the Graz University of Technology and the University of Graz is established. Pupils, undergraduates, and PhD students will be enabled to gain first experiences in science.

for pupils and undergraduates

for potentiAl PhD students