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Congratulations to our colleague Martin Kocher. We wish him to his appointment as the new Minister for Labor every success!


Tenure-Track Professorship



Martin Kerndler (VGSE Student) promoviert am 13. November unter den Auspizien des Bundespräsidenten. Der Termin im März wurde wegen Corona abgesagt.

 Blogs, Comments & Media Coverage on the Corona Crisis

Media Coverage

derStandard | Paul Pichler

Blogs & Comments

die Presse | Paul Pichler

Media Coverage

ZIB 2 | Martin Kocher

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

NEW!! Master Philosophy and Economics



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