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 December, 13th. The next office hours is on Wednesday, December 12th. 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)

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 DDr. habil. Martina Roesner

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
Mail adress:
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

Dr. Martin Mayerhofer, FSO

Senior Research Fellow

Academic year 2017/2018: Visiting fellow at the Catholic University of America, Washington D.C.


Dr. Khrystyna Fostyak

Senior Research Fellow

Post-doc researcher FWF-Project "Biblical Hermeneutics and Exegesis in the Late Middle Ages"

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.

Phone: +43-1-4277-30201

1st floor, 042b


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

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