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

Das Institut für Staatswissenschaft, eine Subeinheit der Fakultät für Sozialwissenschaften, bietet engagierten Studierenden der Politikwissenschaft im...

The Department of Government kindly invites to the Seminar Series by Elin Haugsgjerd Allern

From January 1st Semih Cakir takes up his Prä doc position within the project 'PARTISAN' with Markus Wagner.

From January 1st Michael Imre takes up his prä doc position within the project 'Why this abundance of constitutional law in Austria' with Wolfgang...

Summer School 2023 of the University of Vienna

We would like to introduce you to the univie: summer school for International and European Studies 2023 and the Austrian Arbitration Academy 2023 of...

We are pleased to announce that our scientist Christopher Wratil has been awarded the ERC Starting Grant for his project "Multidimensional...

We would like to invite you to the upcoming session of the webinar series, organized by the DeVOTE project of the Department of Government.

We congratulate Carolina Plescia on her appointment as associate professor.

We would like to invite you for the first session of the webinar series, organized by the DeVOTE project of the Department of Government.

The Department of Government kindly invites to the Seminar Series Online Talk by Nicholas Carnes.

 

 

 

We are happy to welcome Sylvia Kritzinger as the new head of the department. The board team is completed by her deputies Thomas Meyer and Carolina...

We are happy to welcome Daniel Weitzel as a Research Fellow at our institute and wish him a great time.

News Archive

12.06.2020
 

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.

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