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Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria)
Am Campus 1
3400 Klosterneuburg

Phone: +43 02243 9000
Fax: +43 (0)2243 9000 2000
E-Mail: communications(at)

VAT number: ATU 64938189
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Legal form
The Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) is a legal entity governed by public law with its own legal personality (according to article 1 section 2 of IST Austria federal law). IST Austria is represented by President Thomas Henzinger.

Tasks of IST Austria
According to article 2 section 1 of IST Austria federal law, IST Austria is dedicated to basic research and graduate education in the natural and mathematical sciences. It is committed to conducting world-class research in an international state-of-the-art environment.

Supervisory authority
Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research.

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All contents included on the IST Austria website, such as texts, images, videos, and graphics can be downloaded and used in accordance with the principles of the CC BY license subject to any copyright or other notices.

Data protection
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