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July 5th, 6th, 2024

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Organisers: Pol Antràs (Harvard), Alejandro Cuñat (University of Vienna),...


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 Blogs, Comments & Media Coverage on the Corona Crisis

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Universität Wien Miedienportal, 03. Juni 2024



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Der Standard, 10. April 2024

Die Gewerkschaft will die hohen "Übergewinne" der Banken abschöpfen, nicht zuletzt, weil die Institute von der EZB rund...

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Der Standard, 12. März 2024

Vor einem halben Jahrhundert wurde die legendäre Studierendengruppe an der Uni Wien gegründet. Die Wege von der...

An outstanding standard of research and teaching. According to numerous rankings, we are the top economics department in Austria as well as one of the leading economics departments in the whole German-speaking area.

A diversified and highly international department. More than 30 junior and senior professors together with numerous PhD candidates from all over the world form a community dedicated to studying and teaching all aspects of economics. 

A strong tradition in economic research. Over its history, our department has hosted eminent economists such as Menger, Wieser, Böhm-Bawerk and later Schumpeter and Hayek.



Bachelor, Master and PhD programs in Economics. For our PhD students, we have our own Graduate School: the Vienna Graduate School of Economics.

  • Small study groups
  • Great job opportunities for our graduates
  • Highly international faculty
  • Close interaction with the professors



A highly research-oriented department. Find here our full-time faculty as listed by their field of research