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About IHS

The Institute for Advanced Studies is an independent, non-profit research Institute covering the areas of Economics, Political Science, and Sociology. Since its inception in 1963 the IHS has been, and continues to be, committed to the highest quality standards of research and postgraduate education.

The Institute strives for top performance internationally in the following areas:

  • Theoretical and empirical cutting-edge research with socio-political and economic policy relevance;

  • Development and advancement of human resources through internationally renowned training programs and personnel training;

  • Scientific policy advice based on rigorous empirical and theoretical foundations in Economics, Political Science, and Sociology;

  • Informing the public about fundamental economic and social problems and policy choices.


Mag. Michael Miess
Mag. Stefan Schmelzer
Dr. Markus Bliem
Bianca Brandl, Bakk.
Prof. Christian Haefke
Dr. Tibor Hanappi
Julia Janke, MSc
Severin Grussmann, MSc

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