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



From May 1st Julia Schulte-Cloos is university assistant 'post doc' within the team of Prof. Sylvia Kritzinger.

We warmly welcome Julia...



Das Institut für Staatswissenschaft lädt herzlich zum Gastvortrag von Prof. Häusermann ein!


Diskutiere mit Othmar Karas (ÖVP), Evelyn Regner (SPÖ), Claudia Gamon (Neos), Werner Kogler (Grüne), Harald Vilimsky (FPÖ) und Johannes Voggenhuber...