Austria is the host country of IIASA. The Austrian Academy of Sciences is the National Member Organization (NMO) representing Austria and entrusts the Austrian IIASA Committee with oversight of IIASA. 

Main areas of collaborations: 
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Advancing demographic methods

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Tackling climate change and greenhouse gas emissions

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Transitions toward a sustainable energy future

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Increasing climate and disaster resilience in Austria

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Land use in Austria and Europe

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Developing expertise in big data

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News

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24 January 2023

How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected immigration?

New research finds a high variation between how pandemic mitigation measures affected immigration to different destination countries, from a slight increase to huge reductions.
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20 January 2023

Austrian Federal Minister for Education, Science, and Research visits IIASA

IIASA recently welcomed Austria's Federal Minister for Education, Science, and Research, Martin Polaschek, to discuss ongoing research projects and explore potential collaborations between the institute and the Austrian government.
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13 October 2022

Dealing with higher fire frequencies in the alpine region

Dealing with increasing fire frequencies in domestic mountain-dominated forest systems requires assessment and anticipation of fire risks at local scales, as well as a better understanding of its effects on the ecosystem and recreational activities. The Austria Fire Futures Project aims to address this critical situation.

Events

13 June 2023 Vienna, Austria

Vienna Energy Forum 2023

Focus

05 December 2022

In pursuit of resilience at 1.5°C

Options Magazine, Winter 2022: How would your community cope if floods or wildfires raced through it? With a 1.5°C rise in global temperature drawing nearer, such crises become more likely, but it is hard to gauge how prepared communities are. Does everyone have savings in place? Could schools remain open? Do people know the flood drill?
In pursuit of resilience at 1.5degC

04 December 2022

Celebrating 50 years of global collaboration

Options Magazine, Winter 2022: IIASA organized a series of celebratory activities with its member organizations throughout 2022 to celebrate 50 years of groundbreaking systems analysis research and opportunities to strengthen partnerships and collaborations with the global scientific community.
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04 December 2022

IIASA and Austria: supporting Austria into a sustainable future

Options Magazine, Winter 2022: IIASA researchers have been working closely with all levels of Austrian society including scientific institutions, policymakers, and the public to help the country move towards a more sustainable and just future.
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Publications