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Welcome to the WSC - Wolf Science Center

At the Wolf Science Center we study the commonalities of wolves, dogs and humans. Our dogs and wolves are hand-raised by scientists and regularly take part in cooperation and cognitive tasks. This ensures that we can work with them in a close and trusting relationship and that the animals are in a healthy state of body and mind. These points lead us to our guiding principles: high quality fundamental research, informing the public about the Wolf - Dog - Human relationship triangle and best possible animal keeping. 

Visit us in the Game Park Ernstbrunn close to Vienna and watch our research activities and how we work with the animals. You can also take part in one of our visitor programs.

2 spots for a pack visit on Sunday, 24th of November is free!

It is astonishing, how similar wolves and humans are when we look at their social life. 

Quotation by Kurt Kotrschal

Become a foster parent of one of our wolves or dogs!


Our WSC calendar 2020 is here!

Let our animals join you through the year 2020!


Research projects

Our research projects are the heart of our work and are often supported by national and international funding institutions. Find out more about our current projects or learn more about the latest research results – illustrated as comics.

Our dogs

10 dogs currently live at the Wolf Science Center. They come from dog shelters in Hungary or were bred in the Center. Here you can find out more about their characters and where they come from. 

Our wolves

The WSC currently houses 15 wolves from zoos and game parks all over the world. Here you can find out more about their origins and characters. 

Our team

The backbone of the WSC - more than 40 people perform various tasks at the WSC and make our research therefore possible. Find out more about our founders, scientists, animal trainers, administration, students/interns, photographers & tour guides.


Become a member of the WSC team! We offer scientific and non-scientific internships.

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