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.

The APRI involves about 50 scientists in 14 research groups. Read More

Aura/Aurora Borealis – arts/science/politics

Aurora Event_PIC

22.05.2015, 19h at the “Durchhaus Art Space”, Werdertorgasse 17, 1010 Vienna

A Polar evening with a panel discussion on the magnificent Aurora Borealis in science & art and a review of Canada´s Arctic Council  chairmanship 2013-2015. Hosted by APRI, the Canadian Embassy and other Arctic related partners.

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1st Central European Polar Meeting



 International Conference on the occasion of the centenary of the death of Julius Payer

10th – 13th November 2015, Vienna, Austria
Austrian Academy of Sciences

Registration and Abstract submission


APRI Faculty Members