January 28, 2017


The third Vienna Ball of Sciences will take place on Saturday, January 28, 2017 – starting at 9 pm in the splendid ball room of Vienna’s townhall.

“Der coolste Ball der Saison”
woman.at, 12. Jänner 2016

“The best ball I have ever been to in Vienna!”
Miya Komori, via e-mail,  13 December 2015

“Vienna’s academic community waltzes to a tune of diversity and openness”
Science Magazine,  6 February, 2015, Vol 347, Issue 6222

“This ball illustrates in a singularly Viennese fashion that Vienna has become the focal point of science in Central Europe”
Eric Kandel, Nobel laureate 2000 and guest of honor 2016

“One of the (few) truly social, got-to-be-there events for the international
science community”
Marc Abrahams, founder of the Annals of Improbable Research and of the Ig Nobel Awards

“The ball wonderfully combines the intellectual with the playful heritage of this city. Only just invented the ball has become a tradition as if it had always existed”
Matti Bunzl, director of the Vienna Museum and Professor of Anthropology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“Scientists & ballroom dancing! – what could be better?”
Marci Lucia , Facebook, 18 November 2015

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