University of Vienna


The University of Vienna is one of the oldest and largest universities in Europe: around 9,500 employees, including 6,600 scientists, work at 19 faculties and centers.

The University of Vienna is the largest research institution in Austria as well as the largest educational institution. At the University of Vienna, around 94,000 national and international students are currently enrolled. With 174 full-time studies, it has the country's most varied study program. The University of Vienna is also a significant institution for further education in Austria. Founded in 1365, Alma Mater Rudolphina Vindobonensis celebrated its 650th anniversary in 2015 with a varied annual program.

The department Phaidra-Unidam at Vienna University Library specializes in research support and data management especially for the Digital Humanities. In close collaboration with the university's IT service, services and software products are developed and are made available for research. By involving the researchers in the development process of the specific software, the services are well coordinated with regard to workflows and usability and can be seamlessly integrated into the work environment of the researchers.

UNIVIE participate in NewsEye by taking care of data storage in WP1, by contributing to digital humanities applications and cases in WP6 and in terms of disseminations towards digital humanity scholars (WP7). The combination of skills present at Phaidra-Unidam allows both to address these technical, academic and organizational aspects.