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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New building of Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna, Austria

04 May 2022

Keywan Riahi elected as a corresponding member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

IIASA is proud to announce that Energy, Climate, and Environment Program Director, Keywan Riahi has been elected as a corresponding member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW) ̶ Austria’s largest non-university research and science institution.

13 January 2022

“Climate Modernity” - The 24H Challenge: How do we want to live and act in the future in Styria?

IIASA supports the provincial government of Styria in co-creating together with a representative sample of the Styrian population courageous and positive visions for a low-carbon and climate resilient future.


03 March 2022

Vienna as a global hub for science diplomacy

In November 2019, IIASA cohosted the annual global meeting of science advisors to ministers of foreign affairs and other experts to discuss pressing issues in science diplomacy.

16 May 2021

Poverty alleviation is about people

Options Magazine, Winter 2011:  New research aims to discover more about the people on the receiving end of our current aspirations to expand energy access.


14 June 2022 MuseumsQuartier, Vienna, Austria

IIASA 50th Anniversary Science Diplomacy Event

16 November 2022 Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna

Systems Analysis for Reducing Human Footprints and Enhancing Resilience

26 August 2021 Virtual event

IIASA at CMC Masters Club Panel Discussion