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

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Interview mit Sylvia Kritzinger in 'Die Presse'

'Ein Monitoring für die österreichische Demokratie'


Denkmäler als “Spiegel politischer Machtverhältnisse“

Interview mit Peter Pirker in der Tiroler Tageszeitung


uni:docs Stipendium für Patricia Oberluggauer


Guest Lecture by Stuart Soroka on December 12th.

Title: Negative News, in Traditional vs Social Media


Wahlmotive und die Kunst des Themen-Settings

Stellungnamen zu Themen-Setting und Issue-Ownership in Wahlkämpfen von Sylvia Kritzinger


Guest Lecture by Aina Gallego on November 7th

Title: Education and Representation: a Regression Discontinuity Design


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