The Austrian Polar Research Institute (APRI) is a research consortium that promotes and coordinates research and education in the area of polar sciences at the participating organisations.

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APRI General Assembly 2018

This year’s APRI General Assembly takes place from November 8th – November 9th at the ZAMG in Vienna.

Members of the working groups are kindly asked to confirm their participation by September 30th to

On the evening of November 8th, there will be a public talk by Christopher Ruhsam, who will present his latest book „Frozen Latitudes – A photographic tribute to the beauty of the High Arctic”. The event takes place in the Alte Kapelle at the Campus of the University of Vienna.

We are looking forward to seeing you!

Peter Schweitzer on climate change in the uni:view Magazin

Social and cultural anthropologist Peter Schweitzer talks about why climate change is interesting for anthropologists in the current issue of Uni Vienna’s uni:view Magazin. The interview addresses the “Semesterfrage” – the question of the semester: “How can we save our climate?”.

Read the article here.


APRI Faculty Members