Welcome to the Department of Government !


The Department of Government covers a wide range of political science topics in Austrian and Comparative Politics. Research and teaching mainly focus on political competition and elections, governments and coalitions, political protest and politics of remembrance.

Further information on our team, current research projects and teaching can be found on the following pages.


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WEP Prize 2017 to Carolina Plescia

The article of Plescia, Carolina and Staniek, Magdalena (2017) 'In the Eye of the Beholder: Voters' Perceptions of Party Policy Shifts' has been...


'Survey Data and Multilevel Modeling - Advances on the First and Second Level'


No consultation hour with Prof. Kritzinger in January and February

Next consultation hours with Univ.-Prof. Sylvia Kritzinger are in March.


Auf die Straße! Österreich protestiert

Martin Dolezal zur Semesterfrage 'Demokratie' sowie zu Protest in Österreich im akutellen Forschungsnewsletter


Tomorrow, 9.01.2017, no consultation hour with Prof. Kritzinger!

Due to sickness, there is no consultation hour with Prof. Sylvia Kritzinger tomorrow. The next consultation hour is on January 16th.


'standard'-Artikel 'FPÖ-Wähler stehen ökonomisch weiter links als die Partei'

Meistdiskutierter Wissenschaftsartikel des Jahres 2017 auf 'der standard.at'.

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News Archive

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Prüfungseinsicht Prof. Müller "Vergleichende Analyse von Politik"

Prüfungseinsicht am 18.12.2017 um 12:00 Uhr - Büro Prof. Müller Rooseveltplatz 3/2, 1090 Wien


No consultation hour with Prof. Kritzinger today

The next consultation hour with Univ.-Prof. Dr. Sylvia Kritzinger is next week on Tuesday.


When Elections Widen Inequality: Clarity of Responsibility, Accountability and Labor Market Policy


Circumstantial Liberals: Czech Germans in Interwar Czechoslovakia


Thomas Meyer im tschechischen Fernsehen CT24

Betrag vom 9.11. zum Regierungsbildungsprozess in Österreich


Multilingual Sentiment Analysis: Measuring Conflict in Parliamentary Speeches

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