Our sponsors

Many thanks for your support!

Only with the help of the beneath mentioned companies and with their support many of the important steps in establishment and the continuous running of the WSC could come true.

Thanks a million with a loud "HOWL"!

  • Royal Canin

    Royal Canin Logo

    We like to say a big thank to ROYAL CANIN for the puppy raising-milk and the puppy food! The puppies really like all of it very much!

    Royal Canin adopted our Kaspar  – and he's eminently glad about that. There hardly could be a better donator for such a voracious fellow (-:
    And the one year younger she-wolf Yukon is also proud to be sponsored by this VIP-patron.

  • VetMed Uni Vienna

    Logo VetMed Uni Vienna

    Many thanks for the caregiving to our animals! Concerning the health of our animals the Veterinary University of Vienna stands by our side at any time. In addition it supports us in public relations. 

  • Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management

    Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management

    Public funding

  • Messerli Institut

    Messerli Institut

    Friederike Range and Zsófia Virányi are employed at the newly founded Messerli Institute.

  • BMWF

    We are proud to be supported from the very first beginning by the Federal Ministry for Science and Research, one of our most important sponsor.

  • University of Vienna

    Logo Universität Wien

    We owe a lot to the University of Vienna! The rent for the institute, our ingenious, world-largest treadmill, the sound- and video system, the support in public relations and last but not least, the employment of Kurt Kotrschal at the University of Vienna.

  • Konrad Lorenz Forschungsstelle

    Konrad Lorenz Forschungsstelle

    The  WSC was founded in 2008 at the Konrad Lorenz Forschungsstelle (KLF) in Grünau/Upper Austria, but moved one year later to Ernstbrunn in Lower Austria. At the moment the support of the KLF results in sharing the working hours of the leader Kurt Kotrschal with the WSC.

  • Eco Plus

    Eco Plus


  • Austrian Airlines

    Austrian Airlines Logo

    We thank for the friendly support by AUSTRIAN AIRLINES and especially for being allowed to transport our animals in the cabin!

    Their flexibility was very, very important for our animals!

  • Julius K9 Logo

    Lots of thanks for the new leashes and the fantastic harnesses from  JULIUS K-9. Our wolves feel comfortable with it and really like to put it on for walks.

  • RIDI Leuchten GmbH

    Logo von RIDI Leuchten GmbH

    The group office and the library at the WSC are equipped with suspended direct/indirect luminaires with specular louvre from RIDI. The applied lighting concept "Raumbezogene Beleuchtung“ provides a screen compatible, ergonomic and photometrically high-class illumination. Thus the results of our research can be analyzed and discussed at the best!

  • Philips GmbH

    Logo von Philips GmbH

    The single workstations in the living/working rooms of the students and guest scientists in the institute building are equipped with equipped with suspended, screen compatible direct/indirect luminaires from PHILIPS. Thus the single workstation is also optimally supplied with an ergonomic and photometrically high-class illumination.

  • RZB Rudolf Zimmermann, Bamberg GmbH

    Logo von RZB Rudolf Zimmermann, Bamberg GmbH

    The corridors and stairways of the WSC institute are illuminated with the highly innovative, design oriented LED-wall lights from RZB. Thus the high competence of the here working scientist is pointed out already in entering the building.

  • Alfred Pracht Lichttechnik GmbH

    Logo von Alfred Pracht Lichttechnik GmbH

    The dog house and its testing rooms, its food kitchen and its corridors is lightened by pivoted and adjustable moisture-proof luminaires from PRACHT. The illumination-level, i.e. the brightness in the rooms, can be adjusted by buttons as needed.

  • tecnolight Leuchten GmbH

    Logo von tecnolight Leuchten GmbH

    The ceiling downlights from TECNOLIGHT complement the general illumination in the kitchen and the rooms for students and guests of the WSC institue. They are also an economic solution in the lower floor.

  • HAHN-LICHT, Gustav Hahn GmbH

    Logo von HAHN-LICHT, Gustav Hahn GmbH

    Two historical style light column from HAHN-LICHT illuminate the street- and entrance area in front of the WSC institute, the former forester's house of the Princes Reuss. They perfectly fall into line with the style of the building.

  • Hess AG Form + Licht

    Logo von Hess AG Form + Licht

    The achitectural very elegant outdoor wall lights from HESS also fall down into line with the style of the WSC institut building. The illuminate the surrounding balconies and the entrance areas. The entrance area of the WSC testing building and of the puppy house in the wildpark are equipped with these first-class wall lights as well.

  • Zumtobel Lighting GmbH

    Logo von Zumtobel Lighting GmbH

    The powertrack-mounted spotlights from ZUMTOBEL, complement the illumination in the library and in the shop room of the WSC institute by targeted beaming of book shelves, posters or fan articles.

    These well designed and sophisticated spotlights are also installed in the seminar room of the WSC testing building and there complete the smartness of the room.

  • Semperlux AG

    Logo von Semperlux AG

    The suspended direct/indirect luminaires with specular louvre from SEMPERLUX bright and friendly illuminate the living-, dining- and kitchen-area of the students and guests in the WSC institute. Thus internal students' discussions can take place in the very best light.



    The puppy house as well as the food kitchen and the storage rooms of the large WSC testing building are brightly illuminated by the solid moisture-proof luminaires from LUDWIG.

  • Schmidt-Strahl GmbH

    Logo von Schmidt-Strahl GmbH

    The floodlightst from SCHMIDT-STRAHL are excellently suited for the illuminations of the puppy outdoor-enclosure. They are especially used for the - several times a year performed - wolf presentations at the "Howl Nights". Howl nights are night-time events for for everybody and while barbecueing sausages and stick bread at the campfire wolf tales are narrated and afterwards the scientists of the WSC "present" their big wolves in the pictureseque surroundings.

  • Franz Sill GmbH

    Logo von Franz Sill GmbH

    The solid spotlights from SILL are used for the forefield illumination of the dog house. Thus also the dogs can be fed and watch in the darkness.

  • NORKA GmbH & Co. KG

    Logo von NORKA GmbH & Co. KG

    The large as well as the four smaller testing rooms inside the WSC testing building are illuminated by pivoted moisture-proof specular reflectors from NORKA. Since these rooms are equipped with TV-cameras und the large room additionally can be watched by visitor through half-mirrored windows, a very high illumination level has to be provided.

  • Siteco Beleuchtungstechnik GmbH

    Logo von Siteco Beleuchtungstechnik GmbH

    The screen suitable illumination of the seminar room in the upper floor of the WSC testing building is based on suspended direct/indirect luminaires from SITECO. The downside with siilcate glass sealed lights enhance the smart impression of the room.

  • Dr. Ing. Willing GmbH

    Logo von Dr. Ing. Willing GmbH

    For the signposting of the emergency exits in the WSC testing building back-lit safety sings from WILLING are used. These signs are mounted in the staircase in the upper floor and at both exit doors in the ground floor.

  • A.L.S. Architektonische Lichtsysteme GmbH & Co. KG

    Logo von A.L.S. Architektonische Lichtsysteme GmbH & Co. KG

    The illumination of the corridors and the sanitary rooms in the WSC testing building is realized by ceiling downlight from A.L.S.

  • Bauprofi Quester

    Logo Quester

    Thanks for the tiles in our new food kitchen!

  • Ewald Jirsa Consulting GmbH - VIP Pate Kenai

    Ewald Jirsa Consulting GmbH

    VIP-patron of Kenai, thousand thanks!


    Logo von AE SCHRÉDER GmbH

    The worldwide unique treadmill for our wolves with a maximum speed of 45 km/h is optimally lit by headlights mounted on poles from SCHRÉDER. Thus we can perform our research also in the darkness.

  • Saint-Gobain Weber Terranova GmbH

  • Raiffeisenkasse Ernstbrunn

    Raiffeisenkasse Ernstbrunn

    We thank our house bank for the support in house construction and for taking the patronage of Wamblee and Kay!

  • A1 Fenster

    a1 Fenster
  • Asamer


    Lots of thanks for the VIP-patronage of Chitto!

  • Bauakademie


    Many thanks for mucking in at bricking up the walls of the testing building!

  • Forstner

    Many thanks for the planning and the support in building as well as for your help in searching sponsors!

  • Bmstr. Reinhold Weiss Gesellschaft m.b.H.

    Bmstr. Reinhold Weiss

    Thanks for the support in construction!

  • Baumeister Thenmayer


    Dear Ewald, lots of thanks for your enormous comittment for the Wolf Science Center! We are deeply indebted to your for ever!

  • ComParLux

     Many thanks for your support!

  • Fakro Dachflächenfenster GmbH


    Many thanks for the day light now brightening our testing room through your skylight windows! 

  • Farbraum

  • Franz Staud

    Franz Staud

    Lots of thanks for our roof!

  • Grandits Reprografie GmbH


    Thanks to the wonderful Grandits-Teams who provided the beautiful metal plate for our wolf phath and our wolves. We also thank for the always friendly and professional collaboration in all print matters!

  • IHT


    We thank you from heart for the materials and the installation of the water pipes!

  • Gesellschaft zum Schutz der Wölfe e.V. (GzSdW)

    Logo Gesellschaft zum Schutz der Wölfe: heulender Wolf in der Mitte

    It is a great pleasure - due to the professional proximity - that the association "Gesellschaft zum Schutz der Wölfe e. V."  decided to support the WSC with a considerable amount. Special thanks to Dr. Jäger!

  • Lagerhaus


    Many thanks for the cheap materials!

  • Profi Baustoffe- Ernstbrunn Kalktechnik GmbH


    Lots of thanks for grout and rendering!

  • TB Ing. Otto Hart

    Many thanks for the spontaneous support in the coordination of construction!

  • Autohandel Michael Madner e.U.

  • Pewag