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Competence Center STaRRSS

The competence center for Sustainability Transformation and Responsibility (STaR) is WU Vienna’s interdisciplinary home for engagement with the Grand Challenges of our times such as the ones embodied in the UN Sustainable Development Goals. We serve as a platform for networking, knowledge exchange, curricula development, and outreach on topics related to social, environmental and economic sustainability.



Das Fluchtparadox by Dr. Judith Kohlenberger published

Dr. Kohlenberger´s award-winning new book explores the issue of the asylum paradox, ...


Refugee Talents brochure published

At a recent event organised by ÖBB, the "Refugee Talents" brochure was presented by Judith Kohlenberger...


STaR X Ada

STaR and ADA hosted an event to promote gender equality...

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Our mission, team, and affiliates are introduced in About Us.


We have a go-to site on Sustainability @WU. Take a closer look and get involved!

For students

Our For Students page provides information about sustainability-oriented student organizations, how to write BA/MA Thesis with Impact, and more.


Visit our SDG-Hub and Humanitarian Aid Hub! We are also support our RCE Vienna colleagues on Third Mission projects.


Our Resources include STaR Videos, sustainability research at WU, and links to relevant external pages.