Potential (co-) Supervisors

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Potential (co-) supervisorField(s) of research

Alves, João

Interstellar Medium, Star Formation

Boro Saikia, Sudeshna

Stellar Activity and Magnetic Fields, Stellar Winds

Böhm, Asmus

Galaxy Evolution, Galaxy Kinematics, Clusters of Galaxies

Caldu-Primo, Anahí

Dionatos, Odysseas

Star and Planet Formation

Dvorak, Rudolf

Celestial Mechanics, Exoplanets, Exocomets

Firneis, Maria

Planetology, History of Astronomy

Guedel, Manuel

Star Formation, Exoplanets and Habitability

Hacar, Alvaro

Interstellar Medium Astrophysics

Hahn, Oliver

Cosmology, Extragalactic Astrophysics, Numerical Methods

Hensler, Gerhard

Extragalactic Astrophysics, Galaxy Evolution, Interstellar Medium

Hron, Josef

Late Stages of Stellar Evolution

Iro, Nicolas

Exoplanets, Theoretical Planetology

Jethwa, Prashin

Dynamics of Stellar Systems, Inverse Problems in Astronomy

Johnstone, Colin

Star and Planet Evoluton, Exoplanets, Planetary Atmospheres

Kerschbaum, Franz

Late Stages of Stellar Evolution, Space Instrumentation, History of Astronomy

Kislyakova, Kristina

Planet Formation, Exoplanets, Habitability

Köberl, Christian

Impact Research, Planetary Geology, Geo- and Cosmochemistry

Leaman, Ryan

Evolution of galaxies and their dark matter halos; star clusters; chemical evolution models

Lebzelter, Thomas

Late Stages of Stellar Evolution

Maindl, Thomas

Planet Formation, Asteroids, Earth Defense, Collisions and Impacts

Meingast, Stefan

Galactic Star Formation, Star Clusters

Ottensamer, Roland

Astronomical Instrumentation, Data Processing

Pilat-Lohinger, Elke

Dynamics of Planets and Planetesimals, Solar System, Exoplanets and Habitability

Rindler-Daller, Tanja

Cosmology and Structure Formation, Galactic Dynamics, First Stars

Thater, Sabine

Extragalactic Astrophysics, Supermassive Black Holes, Dynamics of Stellar Systems

van de Ven, Glenn

Extragalactic Astrophysics, Dynamics of Stellar Systems

Verdugo, Miguel

Galaxy Populations and Evolution, Clusters of Galaxies and Astronomical Software

Vorobyov, Eduard

Star and Planet Formation, Numerical Hydrodynamics and High-Performance Computing

Zeilinger, Werner

Extragalctic Astronomy, Stellar Populations, Astronomical Instrumentation

Ziegler, Bodo

Extragalactic Astrophysics, Evolution of Galaxies, Clusters of Galaxies

Zocchi, Alice

Dynamics of Stellar Systems, Star Clusters


Potential (co-) supervisor
Field(s) of research

Abart, Rainer

Theoretical and Experimental Petrology, Geomaterials Research

Bokelmann, Götz

Geophysics, Seismology

Dordevic, Tamara

Environmental Mineralogy, Crystallography of Environmentally Relevant Materials

Draganits, Erich

Geoarchaeology, Global Change, Sedimentology

Embleton-Hamann, Christine

Environmental Change, Mountain Geomorphology, Human Impact on Alpine Environments, Theoretical Concepts of Physical Geography and Geomorphology

Gier, Susanne

Shale and Sandstone Diagenesis, Clay Mineralogy

Giester, Gerald

Mineralogy, Crystallography

Glade, Thomas

Geomorphic Systems, Human Impact on the Earth surface, Hazard & Risk Analysis, Early Warning & Monitoring, Risk governance

Glatzel, Stephan

Soil Ecology, Peatland Science, Micrometeorology

Grasemann, Bernhard

Structural Geology, Tectonics, Regional Geology

Haimberger, Leopold


Heinz, Petra

Micropaleontology and Marine Paleoecosystems

Kainz, Wolfgang

Cartography and Geo-Information Science

Klötzli, Urs

Geochronology and Petrochronology: Radiometric Dating of Rocks, Methods Focused on Mass Spectrometry for the Analysis of Radiogenic Isotopes

Köberl, Christian

Impact Research, Planetary Geology, Geo- and Cosmochemistry

Le Heron, Daniel

Sedimentology, Glacial Geology

Lengauer, Christian

Mineralogy, Crystallography, Applied Mineralogy, Geomaterials Research

Leonhardt, Roman

Geomagnetism, Paleomagnetism, Rockmagnetism, Ground-based Earth Observation, Space Weather

Libowitzky, Eugen

Hydrogen in Minerals, phys.-chem. Properties of Earth Materials, Vibrational Spectroscopy

Lukeneder, Alexander

Mesozoic, Evertebrates, Palaeoecology

Mandic, Oleg

Stratigraphy and Paleontology

Miletich-Pawliczek, Ronald

High pressure mineral physics, Geomaterials research at extreme conditions, Experimental crystallography and structural crystallography at extreme conditions, Relationship between crystal structure and properties,Structural phase transitions

Nasdala, Lutz

Mineralogy and Spectroscopy

Nawrot, Rafal

Palaeoecology and Conservation Palaeobiology

Schuster, Ralf

Regional Geology

Serafin, Stefano

Numerical Weather Prediction, Mountain Meteorology, Boundary-Layer Meteorology

Stohl, Andreas

Atmospheric composition research, Transport Processes in the Atmosphere

Voigt, Aiko

Climate Modelling, Climate Dynamics, Clouds

Wagreich, Michael

Stratigraphy, Sedimentology

Weißmann, Martin

Meteorology, Numerical Modelling, Data Assimilation

Wildner, Manfred

Mineralogy, Crystallography, Spectroscopy

Zhang, Chi

Soil/rock architecture, Biogeochemical processes at fluid-rock interfaces in Earth’s near surface, Anthropogenic changes in hydrologic states using geophysical tools

Zuschin, Martin

Palaeontology and Palaeoecology


Potential (co-) supervisorField(s) of research

Embleton-Hamann, Christine

Environmental Change, Mountain Geomorphology, Human Impact on Alpine Environments, Theoretical Concepts of Physical Geography and Geomorphology

Faßmann, Heinz

Spatial Research, Spatial Planning

Glade, Thomas

Geomorphic Systems, Human Impact on the Earth Surface, Hazard & Risk Analysis, Early Warning & Monitoring, Risk Governance

Glatzel, Stephan

Soil Ecology, Peatland Science, Micrometeorology

Heintel, Martin

Urban and Rural Development, Spatial Research and Spatial Planning, Regional Governance, Political Geography

Hintermann, Christiane

Theory of Didactics, Geographical Memory Research, Migration and Diversity

Husa, Karl

Human Geography, Urban Geography, Urban Development, Demographic Change

Janowicz, Krzysztof

Cartography and Geoinformation

Kainz, Wolfgang

Cartography and Geo-Information Science


Location Privacy, Geocomputation, Predictive Analytics, Crime Analysis

Kraushaar, Sabine

Soil Erosion and Transport, Permafrost Degradation, Sediment and Water Fingerprinting, (Hydro-)chemical tracer analysis, Critical Physical Geography

Krellenberg, Kerstin

Urban Studies, Sustainability Transformations, Socio-ecological-technical interactions, Impacts of Global Environmental and Digital Change

Kriz, Karel

Cartography and Geoinformation Science, Geokommunikation, Topographic and Thematic Mapping, Mountain Cartography

Poeppl, Ronald

Human Impact on Fluvial Systems, Soil Erosion, Sediment Connectivity, Human-Environmental Interactions

Priebs, Axel

Spatial Planning, Regional Cooperation, Metropolitan Regions

Sakdapolrak, Patrick

Human-Environment-Relations, Migration and Displacement, Health and Disease

Trippl, Michaela

Geography of Innovation, Regional Structural Change, Geography of Sustainability Transitions, Innovation Policy, Labour Mobility and Regional Development

Wagreich, Michael


Weixlbaumer, Norbert

Nature Conservation Policies (large scale protected areas), Geography of Food, Rural Geography, Alpine Space