Media Reports on the Student Social Survey 2015

The IHS research group Higher Education Research conducted a broad based survey directed at students in Austria in the summer term 2015 for the Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy. The report is now available and covers a wide spectrum of topics relating to the social situation of students.

APA news report "Studenten-Sozialbericht 2015: Detailergebnisse von A bis Z" (in German)

More media reports (in German)

31 May 2016

IHS Policy Brief May 2016

25 May 2016

IHS Call for Expression of Interest

IHS welcomes Expressions of Interest by postdoctoral researchers of any nationality, to apply jointly with an IHS host supervisor to the EC Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual European Fellowship Scheme 2016.

More information

24 May 2016

Job Opening

The IHS is looking for a Database Programmer.

More Information (in German only)

17 May 2016

New IHS Working Paper in the Political Science Series

New Working Paper in the Political Science Series: No. 140 - You Have Got Mail! How Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivations Shape Constituency Service in the European Parliament. By IHS guest professor Catherine De Vries et al.

Find the working paper in the IHS Repository IRHIS

25 May 2016

Lecture by Klaus Weyerstraß

"Analyse der Produktivität Österreichs im internationalen Vergleich"

Missed the lecture? Please find the slides here (pdf in German only)

May 24, 2016, 9:15 am
Wirtschaftsministerium, Stubenring 1, 1010 Vienna, 5th floor

Policy Brief (pdf - in German)

Summary (in German)

18 Apr 2016

New IHS Working Paper: Fertility, Longevity, and Capital Flows

New Working Paper in the IHS Economics Series by IHS guest professor Zsófia Bárány et al: Fertility, Longevity, and Capital Flows.

Find the paper in the IHS Repository IRIHS

17 May 2016

Presentation at the 5th Seminar on ELSA in Life Sciences in Berlin

'Evaluation des Förderinstruments 'Diskursprojekte zu ethischen, rechtlichen und sozalen Fragen in den modernen Lebenswissenschaften' des BMBF'

A Presentation held by Erich Griessler together with Susanne Bührer, Kerstin Goos, Alexander Lang, Rüdiger Maier, Nikolaus Pöchhacker, Sarah Seus and Milena Wuketich at '5. Statusseminar des Förderschwerpunktes 'Ethische, rechtliche und soziale Aspekte der modernen Lebenswissenschaften'' in Berlin on April, 25-26, 2016.

Presentation (pdf - in German)

27 Apr 2016

Forecast Euro area

IHS European Economic Network (EUREN) has published its spring forecast 2016: a tempered growth of 1.6% GDP for 2016 and 2017 is to be expected.

Find out more (pdf)

05 Apr 2016

Economic Forecast for Austria 2016 - 2017

The IHS presents the Economic Forecast for Austria 2016 - 2017

Press information of March 16, 2016 (in German only)

16 Mar 2016

IHS study: Invalidity pensions in Austria

More information (in German only):

Presentation pdf
Press information pdf

22 Feb 2016

New Publication: Energy Policy of the European Union

Energy Policy of the European Union (Palgrave) was authored by Univ.-Prof. Dr. Johannes Pollak (IHS and Webster International Relations Department), Dr. Maren Kreutler (IHS and University of Bochum) and Dr. Samuel Schubert (Webster International Relations Department).

More information at Palgrave Macmillan 

11 Feb 2016

IHS student social survey presented in Parliament

Vice Chancellor Mitterlehner presented IHS student social survey in the Austrian Parliament.

Parliament newsletter from 25.5.2016 (in German)

Summary report (in German) as submitted by the federal ministry of science, research, and economy

Website of Student Social Survey 2015

Higher Education Research at IHS

25 May 2016

Expert-workshop on 'Sustainable Conduct of Living revisted'

Beate Littig, who is holding a fellowship at the Rosa-Luxemburg Foundation in spring 2016 in Berlin has organized an expert-workshop on 'Sustainable Conduct of Living revisted', which will be held in Berlin on June 6th 2016.
Further information (in German only)

30 May 2016

Panel Discussion 'Erfolgsfaktor Nachhaltigkeit - wirtschaften Frauen anders?'

In cooperation with the Bezirksvorstehung Josefstadt a panel discussion takes place on June 15, 2016 at 7:00 pm at IHS.

  • Beate Littig, IHS
  • Entrepreneur: Renate Gruber, CupCakes, Kerstin Czerwenka, Die Buchbinderin, Ewald Schatzer, Grandia GmbH, Tosca Wendt, die bildungsakademie
  • Petra Gregorits, Chairwoman of Frau in der Wirtschaft and Business Consultant

Moderation: Angela Wroblewski, IHS

Please register by June 1, 2016 by email post(at) or telephone4000-08115.

17 May 2016

New Publication: 'Nachhaltiger Konsum - Eine praxissoziologische Kritik'

Michael Jonas (2016): Nachhaltiger Konsum - Eine praxissoziologische Kritik. In: Schäfer, Hilmar, (ed.) Praxistheorie - Ein Forschungsprogramm. Bielefeld: transcript, pp. 345-364.

Find the paper in the IHS Repository IRIHS or at deGruyuter online.

24 May 2016

Elective Course by Rakesh Vohra (University of Pennsylvania)

Allocation with Indivisibilities and

Rakesh Vohra (University of Pennsylvania)
Elective Course at IHS

May 30 - June 10, 2016

Syllabus (pdf)

Registration at economics(at)

25 Apr 2016

ÖGOR – IHS Workshop

The 11th ÖGOR – IHS Workshop on "Mathematical Economics and Optimization in the Energy Sector" took place at the Institute of Advanced Studies on April 27 and 28, 2016. More than 60 national and international representatives from the energy sector, the software industry and various universities participated in workshops, presentations and discussions.

Presentations (German and English)
More information

Photos of the Workshop

02 May 2016

Press release on current discussion about private pharmacies run by doctors

Thomas Czypionka, Head of Research Group HealthEcon, on current discussion about extension of private pharmacies run by doctors.
More information (pdf - in German)
Link to OTS News Service

14 Apr 2016

Joint Economic Forecast for Germany (Spring 2016)

More information (pdf - in German)

14 Apr 2016

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Scarf’s Lemma and Stable Matchings Rakesh Vohra (University of Pennsylvania) The elegance and...

16:00 - 18:15, University of Vienna, Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1, 1090 Vienna (HS 15, 2nd floor)

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Bank business models at zero interest rates Bernd Schwaab (European Central Bank) We ...

09:00 - 10:30, IHS, Seminar Room 101

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16:00 - 18:15, University of Vienna, Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1, 1090 Vienna (HS 15, 2nd floor)

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