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The Center of Ecology at the Faculty of Life Sciences is devoted to the advancement of ecological knowledge and education of students. Innovative fundamental research is performed in three Departments and in various interdisciplinary research themes using state-of-the-art-methodology and ranges from molecular to ecosystem approaches.


Departments and Facilities

Department of Limnology and Oceanography

  • Division of Marine Biology
  • Division of Limnology


Department of Ecogenomics and Systems Biology


Core Facility Cell Imaging & Ultrastructure Research - CIUS

  • Cell Imaging Lab
  • Electron Microscopy Lab


Associated Institutions

Scientific Societies

Austrian Zoological-Botanical Society
Österreichische Zoologisch-Botanische Gesellschaft

Association for Propagating Knowledge in Natural Sciences
Verein zur Verbreitung naturwissenschaftlicher Kenntnisse

Association for the Promotion of the Research Station La Gamba
Verein zur Förderung der Tropenstation La Gamba

Pro Mare - Society for the Promotion of the Marine Research in Austria
Pro Mare - Verein zur Förderung der Meeresforschung in Österreich

Austrian Society for Soil Biology - OEGBB
Österreichische Gesellschaft für Bodenbiologie

Center of Ecology
University of Vienna

Althanstrasse 14 (UZA 1)
A-1090 Vienna

T: +43-1-4277-76400
University of Vienna | Universitätsring 1 | 1010 Vienna | T +43-1-4277-0