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Univ.Prof. Dr. Verena Madner

Univ.Prof. Dr. Verena MADNER

Univ.Prof. Dr. Verena MADNER

Biographical Sketch

  • Professor of public law, environmental law, public and urban governance

  • Head of the Institute for Law and Governance

  • Co-head of the Research Institute for Urban Management and Governance

  • Vice-president of the Austrian Constitutional Court

  • Former chair of the Independent Environmental Senate and working member of the European Forum of Judges for the Environment (2004-2013)

Fields of Research and Research Interests

Environmental, planning and infrastructure law

Globalization, multilevel policy, urban governance

Current research deals with issues of urban development and sustainable energy supply; smart cities; waste management law; environmental impact assessment; EU trade law, trade liberalization and the provision of public services



Zukunftsfähiges Wirtschaften für Jurist/inn/en II: Nachhaltigkeit und Recht


Globalization and Multilevel Policy I

Globalization and Multilevel Policy II

International Institutions, Governance and Policy Evaluation

Angewandte sozioökonomische Theorien und Methoden II



Research Seminar

Research and Publications

A comprehensive list of research projects in which Verena Madner is involved as well as a list of her publications can be found in the FIDES documentation.