First Annual Retreat of the Doctoral School Human River Systems in the 21st Century (HR21) at Steinschaler Dörfl

The Doctoral School HR21 addresses critical knowledge gaps in industrialized riverine landscapes and coupled socio-ecological systems research by developing new analytical and modelling tools and train a new generation of scientists in a multi- and trans-disciplinary environment. Within the HR21 Doctoral School three domains – natural sciences, engineering sciences and social and economic sciences are working together.

The Doctoral School HR21 is a joint initiative of the Departments of

  • Water-Atmosphere-Environment
  • Landscape, Spatial and Infrastructure Sciences
  • Forest- and Soil Sciences
  • Economics and Social Sciences

For further information about research areas, the educational programme and faculty members involved please visit: