Department of Meteorology and Geophysics

University of Vienna
Josef-Holaubek-Platz 2
1090 Vienna

UZA II, 5th floor, Wings D, F, G and U
Coordinates: 48° 13' 57", N 16° 21' 33" E
Phone: +43-1-4277-537 01
Fax: +43-1-4277-9 537


The department is located in the "Universitätszentrum Josef-Holaubek-Platz"  (UZA II) in the Wings D (Geophysics) and G (Meteorology), on the 5th floor (see picture here below, right) in the 9th district of Vienna, next to the former Vienna University of Economics (Wirtschaftsuniversität). The UZA II is placed south of the metro station (U-Bahn) Spittelau of  the lines U4 and U6 (see picture here below, left). An overview of the departments location is shown as well in the the map here below.

The main entrance to the UZA (A), where the reception is placed, is located in the centre of the building  (left image). The department is situated in the "Pharmaziezentrum" (the northern part of the UZA II).

The department is also reachable through a side entrance in the north near the subway station (B). Above this entrance it is written: Rotunde (right image). Once you get in the building, in order to reach the G and D wings, turn to the right and walk through another glass door.

Location Spittelau, source: google earth/IMGW

Location UZA II, source: google earth/IMGW

Main entrance UZA II, source: IMGW

Side entrance (north), source: IMGW


Directions by Public Transport:

By lines U4 and U6 of the underground you can get to the Station Spittelau, then go to the exit Josef-Holaubek-Platz. By tram: line D stops at Station Liechtenwerder Platz. More detailed information about the Viennese public transport system can be found at the website of the Vienna public transport provider Wiener Linien.

Directions by Car:

Coming from the South of Vienna:
Follow the Währinger Gürtel (B221) then keep driving crossing the Nußdorfer Straße, where the Gürtel merges into Heiligenstädter Straße. At the Liechtenwerder Platz traffic light, turn right following the signs for the parking garage. Turn right again into the Unizentrum Althanstraße parking garage.

Coming from the North of Vienna:
Follow the Heiligenstädter Straße to Liechtenwerder Platz. Here at the traffic light turn left towards the Verkehrsamt (white building with red windows to your right) and then turn right into the Unizentrum Althanstraße parking garage.

Directions from the Airport:

From the Vienna International Airport you can take the CAT (City Airport Train) or the urban railway (S-Bahn, line S7, direction Wien Floridsdorf). Get off at the station Wien Mitte-Landstraße (ending station for the CAT) and take the underground line U4, direction Heiligenstadt. Get off at the station Spittelau.