Welcome to the website of the Institute of Inorganic Chemistry (Faculty of Chemistry, University of Vienna). Founded in 1960, under Bernhard Keppler, Head of Institute since 1996, our research focuses on selected aspects of Bioinorganic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Environmental- and Radiochemistry, Synthetic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Bioanalytics and Cell Biology and first and foremost the development of new antitumor therapeutics.



She will pursue her Ph.D. studies in the Reithofer group with an Ernst Mach Grant – ASEA-UNINET


Sophia Harringer recieved a "GÖCH Förderungspreis" for her dissertation.


The successful cooperation of the environmental chemistry group with the university of Johannesburg continues


CTA Robert Herfort was part of the Institute of Inorganic Chemistry 1972 - 2022. Happy retirement!


Dr. Bormio Nunes will join the Kowol Group for her three-year-project in cooperation with the Medical University of Vienna.


Dr. Schaudy presented her research during the "Next Gen Science Session" at the 71st Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting



Prof. Dr. Gianvito Vilé, Politecnico di Milano: Single-Atom Catalysis for Greener Synthetic Methods

When: 13.02.2023, 14:15

Where: Seminar Room 2, Währinger Straße 42


Prof. Wolfang Weigand, Universität Jena: News of the Iron Sulfur World - Aspects of Prebiotic Chemistry

When: 01.07.2022, 11:00

Where: Seminar Room 2, Währinger Straße 42


Prof. Lena Daumann, LMU München: Inspired by Nature: Separation of Lanthanides and Actinides

When: 20.06.2022, 16:00

Where: Loschmidt Hörsaal (HS2), Währinger Straße 42



Prof. Sabine Becker, TU Kaiserslautern: Multifaceted Bioinorganic Chemistry - From small molecule activation to zinc imaging in live cells

When: 09.05.2022, 16:00

Where: Auer von Welsbach Hörsaal (HS1) & live streaming



PD Dr. Kristjan Plaetzer, University Salzburg: New horizons for Photodynamic Therapy: from tumour treatment to eradication of resistant microorganisms.

When: 03.05.2022, 15:00

Where: Lecture Room 4, Währinger Straße 42


Prof. Wolfang Weigand, Universität Jena: N[FeFe]-Hydrogenase Mimics for Electrocatalytic and Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution Reactions

When: 01.10.2021, 11:15

Where: Seminar Room 2, Währinger Straße 42