Welcome to the competence centre for floods, avalanches, debris flows and rockfall

On the following pages you will find information about the teaching and research activities of the institute.

Keywords: torrent control - avalanche control - torrent - debris flow - avalanche - rockfall - debris transport - technical, land management and biological protection measures - prevention - disaster control - technical object protection - vulnerability - risk - risk management - risk assessment - monitoring warning systems - rheology

New venia docendi at our institute!

We congratulate Priv. Doz. Dr. Maria Papathoma-Köhle on her successful habilitation in the field of Disaster Risk Reduction!

Internationales Symposium INTERPRAEVENT 2024 - Wien, Österreich

In 2024, the international conference will take place for the ninth time in Austria and for the first time in Vienna. INTERPRAEVENT 2024 will take place from June 10 to 13, 2024 at the Hofburg Vienna Conference Center.

The INTERPRAEVENT conference is the specialist congress in the field of natural hazard protection. The first conference was held in Austria in 1967. Since 2000, the conference has been held every two years, alternating between Europe and the Pacific region. Thanks to its interdisciplinary approach, the congress has always combined research and practice.


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