The Vienna International School of Earth and Space Science is a doctoral programme at the Faculty of Earth Sciences, Geography and Astronomy at the University of Vienna.It comprises three branches - Cosmos, Earth and Anthroposphere.

VISESS provides a unique combination of topical research fields in the vibrant academic environment of the University of Vienna. The rapid development of many fields blurs traditional subject boundaries and leads to newly emerging scientific fields, contributing to a fertile platform for a new international school in the heart of Europe.