Research Seminars

Modul University Vienna invites international scholars to share their expertise and present their latest research. Presentations and subsequent discussions last for about 30 minutes each. Seminar sessions are live-streamed, free to attend and open to the public!

Interested in a) becoming a presenter, or b) being informed by e-mail the week before the respective presentations? Please contact christian.weismayersymbolmodul.acpunktat


Winter Term 2020/2021

Mario Diaz Munoz
Modul University, Vienna, Austria

“i-CONN: Connectivity, Complex Systems and Critical Flows of Energy Resources”

Date: January 19th 2021 2:00 p.m.

Location (online): Join Microsoft Teams Meeting


Petr Ocelík, Lukáš Lehotský
Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic

“Climate Change and Coal in Media Coverage: A Missing Link"

Date: January 26th 2021 2:00 p.m.

Location (online): Join Microsoft Teams Meeting


Hrvoje Daniel Carić
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia

“Dubrovnik UNECO World Heritage Site Challenges”

Date: tba

Location: Room no. 3.06 (Modul University) + Join Microsoft Teams Meeting

Past Presentations

Sebastian Ferrari
Modul University, Vienna, Austria

“Overtourism: Bringing Order to Chaos”

Date: October 6th 2020 2:00 p.m.


Serdar S. Durmusoglu
Modul University Vienna Campus in Nanjing, Jiangsu, China

"The Collaboratory: Three Cases in a Social Innovation Hub in Struggling Rust Belt of America"

Date: November 17th 2020 2:00 p.m.


Arno Scharl
Modul University, Vienna, Austria

“Detecting Emerging Stories and Emotions in the Public Debate - Web Intelligence Applications in Health, Sustainability, and Politics”

Date: November 24th 2020 2:00 p.m.


Sebastian Ferrari
Modul University, Vienna, Austria

“Overtourism Measurement"

Date: December 15th 2020 2:00 p.m.


Sabine Sedlacek, Christian Weismayer, Bozana Zekan, Ulrich Gunter
Modul University, Vienna, Austria

“Carrying Capacity Methodology for Tourism"

Date: January 12th 2021 2:00 p.m.

Klaus Renoldner
Modul University Vienna, Austria

“The Triple Benefit Principle and Carbon Pricing in Comparison - Perspectives and Limits"

March 3rd 2020 1 p.m.

Ben Wooliscroft 
Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

“Adventures in Macromarketing”

October 22nd 2019 12:30 p.m.


Alexandra Ganglmair-Wooliscroft
University of Otago, New Zealand

“Which consumption counts – the complexity of quality-of-life”

October 29th 2019 12:30 p.m.


Ivana Volic 
Modul University Vienna, Austria

“The role of values in cultural policy”

November 5th 2019 12:30 p.m.


Klaus Grabler
MANOVA GmbH, Austria

“Touristic business intelligence challenges from a practical point of view”

November 19th 2019 12:30 p.m.


Sandra Guinand
University of Vienna, Austria

“The city as experience. Challenges of urban production.”

December 3rd 2019 12:30 p.m.

Hannes Antonschmidt
Modul University Vienna, Austria

“Assessing non-linear data structures with machine learning approaches"

March 5th 2019 1:00 p.m.


Ola Mostafa
Modul University Vienna, Austria

“Integration of refugees at Austrian universities”

April 25th 2019 1:00 p.m.


Martin Černý
Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic

“Modelling distributional impacts of the transition to renewable energy with expert elicitation”

April 30th 2019 1:00 p.m.


Marcelo Gonҫalves Oliveira
Universidade Europeia, Lisbon, Portugal

“Discursive gaps in cultural tourism”

May 7th 2019 1:00 p.m.


Ulrich Gunter, Irem Önder
Modul University Vienna, Austria

“An exploratory analysis of geotagged photos from Instagram for residents of and visitors to Vienna”

May 21st 2019 1:00 p.m.

Marion Garaus
Modul University Vienna, Austria

"Shoppers' responses to digitalization at the point-of-sale”

November 27th 2018 1 p.m.


Christian Kimmich1, Martin Cerny1, Christian Kerschner2
1Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republik; 2Modul University Vienna, Austria

“MEDEAS: Towards a zero-carbon economy for Europe”

December 4th 2018 1 p.m.


Daniel Dan
Modul University Vienna, Austria

“Text mining and analysis for marketing”

December 6th 2018 1 p.m.