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.

Information on research of the research center 'Vienna Center for Electoral Research (VieCER)' can be found on the webpage of VieCER.

 News

PRESSE
 

Prof. Sylvia Kritzinger im Gespräch mit Prof. Nikolaus Forgó: 'Corona: Ein Blick aus sozialwissenschaftlicher Sicht'

Im Podcast Ars Boni des Department of Innovation and Digitalisation in Law sprechen Sylvia Kritzinger und Barbara Prainsack über das Austrian Corona...

EVENTS
 

Pitch a Thesis - online: Forschung und (Berufs-)Praxis für Sozialwissenschaftler*innen

Am 16. Juni, 13:00 bis 14:30 Uhr stellen Studierende aus dem Sowi-Bereich den Forschungszweck ihrer Abschlussarbeit vor.

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COVID-19 affects us all — unequally. Lessons from Austria

In the last couple of days, an increasing number of reports from various countries across the globe have highlighted how the COVID-19 crisis increases...

PRESSE
 

Sozialpolitik und Sozialpartnerschaft unter Schwarz/Türkis-Grün

A&W Blog-Beitrag von Emmerich Tálos vom 31. Januar 2020

NEWS
 

Neue Fördermittel des BMBWF im Rahmen von 'Digitale und soziale Transformation in der Hochschulbildung'

JOBS
 

Job announcement: pre doc position for 4 years

The Department of Government is looking for a University Assistant (pre doc) with good knowledge of political behavior and/or party competition as...

NEWS
 

Lena Maria Huber erhält Nachwuchspreis der ÖGPW für beste Masterarbeit

Wir freuen uns und gratulieren erzlich!

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„Kurz vertritt lediglich seine Wähler“ - Interview mit Sylvia Kritzinger im Südtiroler Onlinemagazine 'Barfuss'

Politikwissenschaftlerin Sylvia Kritzinger analysiert das Phänomen Kurz und erklärt, warum die Lega in Italien bald wieder bedeutungslos werden...

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Kurz Wins Austria Election. Will He Turn to Far Right or Greens to Govern?

Beitrag von Markus Wagner in der New York Times

JOBS
 

Announcement Tenure Track position for the field of Political Science with focus on Social Policy

The application deadline is 20 November 2019.

JOBS
 

Announcement professorship: Comparative Political Institutions

The application deadline is 18 December 2019.

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ÖVP und Grüne gehen als Sieger der Nationalratswahl 2019 hervor, SPÖ und FPÖ verzeichnen hohe Verluste. Markus Wagner, Professor am Institut für...

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24.04.2020
 

Announcement: post doc position for 4,25 years; application deadline: 30.05.

For a person with excellent knowledge of quantitative methods in the social sciences and interest in data science.

09.03.2020
 

The Effects of a Wall: Gender Attitudes and Political Gender Gaps in Unified Germany

29.01.2020
 

Announcement: student assistent for 14 hours/week from March 1st

The Department of Government is looking for a study assistant for Univ.-Prof. Markus Wagner, with interest in political behavior and in quantitative...

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