Our Focal Research Areas

Chemistry is a central science of the structure, construction and function of both living and inanimate nature and thus extends far into areas of life sciences and medicine. Based on this, it also deals with the development of active substances and materials in the broadest sense. It contributes to the development of medical products and drug development as well as to the development of innovative materials to secure the availability of raw materials and energy resources for our future. The research activities of the Faculty of Chemistry are divided into six main areas:

Joint initiatives

Scientific cooperations arise with various resesrach groups both within and outside the University of Vienna. Researchers from the Faculty of Chemistry lead or are involved in: