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Staff

Institute of Human Rights and International Relations, Uni-ETC
Focus: Human rights education, information society und human rights, human rights and the European Union, human rights and security studies, south-east Europe, Kosovo, Eduction and human rights protection, economic globalization: WTO; economics and human rights, right of asylum and refugee law

Center for Southeast European Studies
Focus: Inter-ethnic relations, power sharing, political systems; country expertise: Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Kosovo, Macedonia

Institute of Philosophy
Focus: Human rights and children’s rights, practical philosophy with children and youth in the context of multiculturalism, critical thinking, philosophy of language, political education, cosmopolitanism and identity, understanding democracies, peace building, social inclusion, norms and values of heterogeneous societies, migration

Institute of Sociology
Focus: International comparative social research, empirical methodology of social research, social inequality, political sociology

Russian East European Eurasian Studies Centre
Focus: Governmental and nation building processes in post-soviet regions, ethnic conflicts in post-soviet regions and the role of the European Union, international conflict resolution, europeanization of Austrian neighborhoods, Austrian constitutional law

Institute of Human Rights and International Relations; Uni-ETC
Focus: Human rights, extraterritorial application of human rights treaties, migration and human rights, European asylum and migration policies

Institute of Legal Foundations: Philosophy of Law, Sociology of Law, Research for Negotiation and Mediation
Focus: Philosophy of law: egalitarianism; individual and collective autonomy in the context of privatization and globalization; meta-politics: truth, relativism, tolerance; theory of law: judicial interpretation and objectivity; denationalization of law

Institute of Legal Foundations: Comparative Political and Legal Studies
Focus: Europeanization of public law, national and European fundamental rights protection (freedom of speech and freedom of religion), European governance, constitutional law, legal theory

Center for Social Competence
Focus: Conflict resolution (mediation), sociology of law, administrative law, social competences

Institute of Legal Foundations: Philosophy of Law, Sociology of Law, Research for Negotiation and Mediation
Focus: Doctrine of fundamental law and constitutional theory in the field of constitutional law, public international law and European law, legal argumentation theory, analytical jurisprudence

Institute of Human Rights and International Relations; Uni-ETC
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Institute of Legal Foundations: Comparative Political and Legal Studies
Focus: Conflict theory, peace building, political and constitutional theory, modernity and violence, religion and conflict, political Islam; country expertise: Middle East and North Africa (Syria, Lebanon, Israel-Palestine)

Institute of Public Law and Political Sciences
Focus: Political culture, minority protection, ethnic conflict, nationalism, comparative governmental theory, country expertise: Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia, Kosovo, Slovenia, Macedonia

Institute of Sociology
Focus: History of sociology, sociological theory, cultural sociology, sociology of religion, sociology of knowledge

Institute of Public International Law and International Relations, Uni-ETC
Focus: International human rights protection (United Nations and regional systems), law of international organizations, international and human security, public international humanitarian law

Center for South East European Studies
Focus: Micro-politics, social movements, identity politics, study of Muslim networks, Country expertise: Turkey, Cyprus, Greek-Turkish relations

Institute of Public International Law and Internationale Relations
Focus: Democracy and public international law, internationalization of national constitutional law, self-determination, succession and recognition, international and European security strategy, human rights and foreign relations of the European Union

Institute of Public Law and Political Sciences
Focus: Minority rights, conflict research: social cohesion and reworking the past in the context of international conflicts, cultural memory and politics

Institute of Public International Law and International Relations
Focus: Human and fundamental rights, international refugee law and European right of asylum, African customary law, critical theory

Institute of Sociology
Focus: Cultural sociology, sociological theory, historical sociology, sociology of knowledge, sociology of emotions

Institute of Legal Foundations: Comparative Politics and Law
Focus: Political sciences, minority protection and anti-discrimination, qualitative methodology (comparative and analytical methods), political theory (multiculturalism), philosophy of law (Dworkin)

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