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Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA)
Am Campus 1
3400 Klosterneuburg

phone: +43 (0)2243 9000
fax: +43 (0)2243 9000 2000

UID-number: ATU 64938189
DVR-number: 4009986

Legal form

The Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA) is a legal entity governed by public law with its own legal personality (according to article 1 section 2 of Institute of Science and Technology Austria (federal law). ISTA is represented by President Martin Hetzer. The Science Education branch is represented by Vice-President Gaia Novarino.  

Tasks of ISTA

According to article 2 section 1 of ISTA federal law, ISTA is dedicated to basic research and graduate education in the natural and mathematical sciences. It is committed to conducting world-class research in an international state-of-the-art environment. In addition, ISTA supports measures to promote understanding of science and the development of innovative approaches to science education. These measures are bundled in VISTA Science Experiences.

Supervisory authority

Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research.


The texts provided on the ISTA website have been reviewed with great care. However, ISTA cannot guarantee completeness or validity of the information provided. Therefore ISTA accepts no liability for the contents provided. Links to other websites have been carefully selected. However, ISTA is not responsible for contents on any other websites.

Data protection
Further information can be found in the data privacy statement of ISTA.

Websiteconcept & design incl. frontend

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