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


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...


Lena Maria Huber erhält Nachwuchspreis der ÖGPW für beste Masterarbeit

Wir freuen uns und gratulieren erzlich!


Party Over Pocketbook: Can Political Parties Lead Citizens to Go Against their Self-Interest?