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Animal Welfare Science focuses on the welfare of animals kept by humans, primarily farm and companion animals. We aim to ensure and improve animal welfare by creating and disseminating scientific knowledge.

Jean-Loup Rault


Univ.-Prof. Jean-Loup Rault, PhD.
T +43 1 25077-4900  


Katharina Kreml
T +43 1 25077-4901  

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Ruminants and human-animal relationship

Working Group Leader Ao.Univ.-Prof. Dipl.ECAWBM (AWSEL) Susanne Waiblinger

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Pig & Precision Livestock Farming PLF

Working Group Leader Ass.-Prof. Dipl.ECAWBM (AWSEL) Johannes Baumgartner

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Working Group Leader DMV Janja Sirovnik Koscica, PhD.

More about Poultry

Companion Animals

Working Group Leader Ines Windschnurer, EBVS

More about Companion Animals

Social behaviour

Chair and Working Group Leader Univ.-Prof. Jean-Loup Rault, PhD.

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Animal welfare and veterinary law

Hofrätin DDr. Regina Binder

More about Animal welfare and veterinary law (in German)