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Alejandro Cuñat, Paul Pichler and Karl Schlag will receive funding of 559,000 euros in total.


Starting in October 2021, the Department of Economics offers two new MA programmes


Monday, 12. Juli 2021, 10 Uhr s.t.

Großer Festsaal der Universität Wien

 Blogs, Comments & Media Coverage on the Corona Crisis

Media Coverage

derStandard | Paul Pichler

Media Coverage

derStandard | Paul Pichler

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die Presse | Paul Pichler

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