1) Explaining Nature: Natural and Life Sciences
Chair: Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Hermann Schwameder | Prof. Dr. Silja Weßler
Jury: Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Fritz Aberger | Univ.-Prof. DDr. Belinda Angela Pletzer | Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Chem. Dr. Simone Pokrant | Assoz. Prof. Dr. Sabine Würth 

2) Exploring Law, Business and Economics
Chair: Univ.-Prof. Alexander K. Wagner, PhD
Jury: Univ.-Prof. DDr. DDr. h.c. Johannes Michael Rainer | Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Sabine Urnik 

3) Investigating Language, Literature and the Arts: Humanities
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Andrea Ender | Univ.-Prof. Dr. Erik Schleef 
Jury: Mag. Dr. Univ.-Doz. Irmtraud Kaiser | Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Christopher Laferl  | Univ.-Prof. Dr. MA. Imke Mendoza | Univ.-Prof. Dr. MA. Ralph Poole 

4) Research on the Data Driven: Digital and Analytical World
Chair: Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Math. Dr. Arne Bathke 
Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Thomas Blaschke | Assoz. Prof. Priv.-Doz. Mag. Dr. Stefan Lang

5) Making Sense: Theology, Philosophy and Religion
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Kristin De Troyer 
Jury: Ass.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Andreas-Michael Weiß | Univ.-Prof. MMag. PhD. Charlotte Werndl | Univ.-Prof. MMag. Dr. Dietmar Winkler | Assoz. Prof. Dr. Michael Gabor Zichy 

6) Understanding Society: Education, History, Social Sciences
Chair: Assoz. Prof. PD Mag. Dr. Ricarda Drüeke | Assoz.-Prof. Dr. Eric Miklin
Jury: Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Gerda Hagenauer | Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Martin Knoll  | Univ.-Prof. Mag. MSc. PhD. Kyoko Shinozaki 

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