1) Explaining Nature: Natural and Life Sciences
Chair: Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Hermann Schwameder | Prof. Dr. Silja Weßler
Jury: Ao.Univ.-Prof. Dr. Edgar Dachs | Univ.-Prof. DDr. Belinda Angela Pletzer 

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

3) Investigating Language, Literature and the Arts: Humanities
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Erik Schleef | Univ.-Prof. Dr. Andrea Ender
Jury: Assoz. Prof. Dr. Uta Degner | Assoz. Prof. Mag. Dr. Dorothea Flothow  | Univ.-Prof. Dr. habil. Mathias Weiß | Assoz. Prof. Mag. Dr. Michaela Rückl | Mag. Dr. Thomas Kaltenbacher

4) Learning About Data: Analytical and Digital Sciences
Chair: Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Thomas Blaschke 
Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Math. Dr. Arne Bathke | Dr. MSc. Leah Anna Schätzler

5) Making Sense: Theology, Philosophy and Religion
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Kristin De Troyer | Assoz. Prof. Mag. Dr. Michael Gabor Zichy 
Jury:  Assoz. Prof. Dr. Martin Rötting | Ass.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Andreas-Michael Weiß

6) Understanding Society: Education, History, Social Sciences
Chair: Assoz. Prof.in PD Mag.a Dr.in Ricarda Drüeke | Assoz.-Prof. Dr. Eric Miklin
Jury: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Jens Blechert | Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Gerda Hagenauer | Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Martin Knoll

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