In Memoriam


o. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Heinrich Schneider

10.08.1929 – 01.04.2018

As co-founder of the Department of Political Science (University of Vienna) and as a professor of many years' standing the Austrian Political Science owes Heinrich Schneider a great deal of gratitude.

The Department of Political Science mourns a highly esteemed colleague.
We express our sincere sympathy to his relatives.

Obituary Department of Political Science, University of Vienna (in German)

Obituary Department of European Politics Berlin

Obituary The Archdiocese of Vienna (in German)

Obituary Kathpress - Catholic Press Agency Austria (in German)


Dr. Gudrun Hauer

08.07.1953 – 04.11.2015

The department loses with Gudrun Hauer, long-term lecturer at the Department of Political Science, a committed and valued colleague.

Obituary derStandard.at

Obituary Department of Political Science (Karin Liebhart, in German)


Univ.-Prof. Dr. Herbert Gottweis

08.02.1958 – 31.03.2014

With the Death of Univ.-Prof. Dr. Herbert Gottweis the Austrian political science and the Department of Political Science at the University of Vienna loses a ground-breaking personality, a passionate scientist and a central actor.

Obituary of the Colleagues of the Department of Political Science

Obituary for Herbert Gottweis, by Barbara Prainsack (Research Platform Life - Science - Governance / King's College London)

Valediction for Herbert Gottweis (BioSocieties: Palgrave Macmillan)

Short biography & research focus (pdf file)

Curriculum Vitae (pdf file)

Publications (pdf file)

http://www.univie.ac.at/life-science-governance/