Austrian Physical Society

Österreichische Physikalische Gesellschaft (OePG)

Welcome at the Austrian Physical Society!

On this website, you may find, along with general news and announcements, various scientific news and reports, announcements of the annual meeting to come, of other events, current activities, awards and jobs of interest for physicists and related scientists and engineers, information on the OePG itself and on the awards granted by the OePG or its sub-organizations. You may apply for a membership at the OePG here, or edit the data of your membership. The pages "Physics in Austria" contain a structured presentation of about 100 Austrian research groups who are working in the field of physics or related sciences. The archive of the OePG holds expired announcements and older reports, including those copies of the OePG's periodical, , that are still available electronically. A collection of links pertinent to physics concludes our offer.

A few pages under the headings "News and Announcements" and "Archive" hold information that is restricted to active members of the Austrian Physical Society. Members must have logged in with their names or member numbers and their OePG passwords to get access to these pages.

We offer the contents of this website alternatively in English and German. However, some contents whose translation is not practical are presented in one language only, usually German.

For technical reasons, we currently cannot offer these pages for all browsers with a secure connection (Secure HTTP - HTTPS). You can find detailed information on this topic here.


Important News of the Austrian Physical Society (OePG)

International Year of Light 2015

International Year of Light 2015

On 20 December 2013, The United Nations (UN) General Assembly 68th Session proclaimed 2015 as the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies (IYL 2015).

This International Year has been the initiative of a large consortium of scientific bodies together with UNESCO, and will bring together many different stakeholders including scientific societies and unions, educational institutions, technology platforms, non-profit organizations and private sector partners.

You can find all information on the International Year of Light on its website, where there is also a calendar of all pertinent events.

Scientific events concentrating on the physical aspects of light are presented on this website.

Scientific events concentrating on the physical aspects of light

Official website of the International Year of Light 2015

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