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 Archive


Sozialpolitik und Sozialpartnerschaft unter Schwarz/Türkis-Grün

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


Job announcement: Post Doc Position for 6 years

The Department of Government has announced a post-doc position (within the team of Prof. Sylvia Kritzinger).