Academic staff

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Thomas Prügl

Professor for Church History
Chair of Church History

Contact: Room: 1st floor, 042a
Phone: +43-1-4277-30202

Office hours:
Thursday 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. There will be no office hours on October 4th and October 11th. The next office hours is on Tuesday, October 9th. Please contact for an appointment Ingrid Tanzer.

ao.Univ.-Prof. MMag. DDr. Rupert Klieber

Professor for Church History
Director of Studies SPL 36 (doctoral programme)

Contact: Room: 1st floor, 043
Phone: +43-1-4277-30204

Office hours thursdays 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., only by appointment, please contact T +43-1-4277-30201 (Ingrid Tanzer)

Mag. Dr. Christina Traxler

Contact: Room: 1st floor, 046
Phone: +43-1-4277-30203

Office hours:
Tuesday 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Univ.-Lektor MMag. Dr. Johannes Rauchenberger

Johannes Rauchenberger is a curator for contemporary art, an art historian and a theologian.

He managed the Kulturzentrum bei den Minoriten in Graz since 2000 and he is a lecturer for culture and  religion at the Universities Vienna and Graz.

Course in winter semester 2018:

LV-Nr.: 010075 - SE -Faith, hope, charity. Christian values and their transformation in contemporary

More information: online-Vorlesungsverzeichnis

PD Dr. phil. habil. Martina Roesner, Privatdoz. MA

FWF-Project leader at the Department for Historical Theology - Church History

Contact from 1st September 2018 until 31st August 2019:
Visitor address: Max-Weber-Kolleg für kultur- und sozialwissenschaftliche Studien, Steinplatz 2, 99085 Erfurt, Germany
Adress for letters:
Max-Weber-Kolleg für kultur- und sozialwissenschaftliche Studien, Universität Erfurt, Postfach 900221, 99105 Erfurt, Germany

Contact from 1st October 2018 to 30th September 2019:
Monumenta Germaniae Historica (MGH)
Ludwigstraße 16
80539 München

Pater Dr. Martin Mayerhofer FSO

Senior Research Fellow


Mag. Dr. Khrystyna Fostyak, BA

Senior Research Fellow

Olha Uhryn

Doctoral Fellow der Vienna Doctoral Academy (VDA): "Medieval Academy"

Topic of dissertation:

Im Dienst von Kircheneinheit und Reform. Wirken und Werk des Bischofs Andreas de Escobar (ca. 1366/67 - ca. 1440).



Daria Otto

Doctoral Fellow der Vienna Doctoral Academy (VDA): "Medieval Academy"

Topic of dissertation:

Die alttestamentlichen Gestalten von Hiob und David als theologische Symbole und exegetische Methode bei Ambrosius von Mailand.



Dr. theol. Thomas Schulte-Umberg

Univeritätsassistent (post doc)

Contact: 1st floor, 001
Phone: +43-1-4277-30205

Administrative staff

Ingrid Tanzer

Administrative Assistent

Office hours

Mo: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 14 - 16 p.m. * Tue: 10 a.m. -12 p.m. * Wed: 10 a.m. -12 p.m. and 14 - 15 p.m. * Thur: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 16 - 18 p.m.

The secretary is closed on Thursday, October 4th.

Phone: +43-1-4277-30201

1st floor, 042b


em. o.Univ.-Prof. Dr. Karl Heinz Frankl

ao.Univ.-Prof. i.R., DDr. Hermann Hold