Sustainability Award 2022
The Institute for Managing Sustainability, headed by André Martinuzzi, has produced two impact reports (one on the impacts of research and one on the impacts of teaching) on behalf of the rectorate over the past two years.
This project has now won a Sustainability Award 2022, which is entitled "Sustainable Universities - Capturing and Shaping Impacts". It took third place in the category "Structural Responsibility".
The award ceremony is scheduled to take place on June 13 from 11:00-13:00 in the Festsaal of the Vienna Museum of Technology in the presence of Federal Minister Köstinger and Polaschek.
Impact Map Research: https://short.wu.ac.at/4eqd
Impact Map Teaching: https://short.wu.ac.at/x99f
Kurt Rothschild Preis 2021
Franziska Disslbacher (WiGeo) wins the Kurt Rothschild Prize 2021 for the research project "Home, sweet home? The impact of working from home on the division of unpaid work during the COVID-19 lockdown", together with Judith Derndorfer, Vanessa Lechinger, Katharina Mader and Eva Six.
Förderpreis der Wiener Juristischen Gesellschaft 2021
Birgit Hollaus was awarded the „Förderpreis der Wiener Juristischen Gesellschaft 2021“ for her outstanding dissertation. LINK
Best book in International Political Economy
Stephan Koren-Preis 2021
Florian Findler was awarded the Stephan Koren-Preis 2021 for his outstanding dissertation.
Best Paper Award
Gunther Maier and his PhD student Kattarzyna Reyman received the gif Best Paper Award for the best paper in Housing Policy at the 2021 Annual Conference of the European Real Estate Society.
Vienna Best Paper Award
Armon Rezai was awarded the WU City of Vienna Best Paper Award in the category C (Articles on foreign language business communication, law, humanities, sociology, economic geography and interdisciplinary topics) for his article: “The risk of policy tipping and stranded carbon assets”.
Lifetime Award and Vienna Best Paper Award
Clive Spash has received a Lifetime Award in the 2021 Handelsblatt ranking of economists. He was ranked in the top 5%.
Clive Spash was awarded the WU City of Vienna Best Paper Award in the category New Research Avenues for his article: "A tale of three paradigms: Realising the revolutionary potential of ecological economics" published in Ecological Economics.
Bronze Medal of Masaryk University
Our colleague Manfred M. Fischer received the Bronze Medal of Masaryk University in Brno (Czech Republic) for the contribution to establish the Regional Economics Ph.D. program and the contribution to the development of the Faculty of Economics and Administration of Masaryk University.
Prof. Jonas Bunte
We warmly welcome our colleague Professor Jonas Bunte to our team.
He has accepted the call to our university as Professor of International Political Economy and enriches the teaching and research of the department since August 1, 2021.
Preis für die beste ZuWi II Bachelorarbeit
Im Studienjahr 2020/21 wurden erneut 2 Bachelorarbeitspreise vergeben. Wir gratulieren herzlich Adna Ahmic und Aleksanar Dimitrijević und bedanken uns bei den Betreuerinnen und Betreuern der Arbeiten: Barbara Haas, Michael Deflorian und Ingolfur Blühdorn. Nähere Informationen zu den PreisträgerInnen und ihren Arbeiten finden Sie hier.
Excellent and Innovative Teaching Awards 2021
Innovative Teaching Award:
Stefan Mayr und Verena Madner, Course "International and European Law, Institutions and Governance"; More Information
Excellent Teaching Award:
Stefan Mayr; More information
The department congratulates warmly!
Dominik Loibner (supervisors Markus Lampe and Kilian Rieder) wins the prize for the best bachelor thesis at WU. The bachelor thesis with the title “Crisis-resilience of Community Housing in First Republic 'Red Vienna'” convinced the jury at all levels. Congratulations!
The TALENTA Awards will take place on November 17.
Verena Madner - New Vice President of the Constitutional Court/Neue Vizepräsidentin des VfGH
The Department warmly congratulates colleague Verena Madner on her appointment as Vice-President of the Constitutional Court by the Federal President.
Das Department gratuliert der Kollegin Verena Madner ganz herzlich zur Ernennung als Vizepräsidentin des Verfassungsgerichtshofs durch den Bundespräsidenten.
Here are more information about news and events of the department:
Institut für Sozialpolitik - News and Events