Who we are

The Centre for Canadian Studies at the University of Vienna was established in January 1998 as a project of the Centre for International and Interdisciplinary Studies (ZIIS). It is a platform for interdisciplinary cooperation of research and academic teaching in Canadian Studies.

The Centre for Canadian Studies coordinates multifaceted initiatives of teaching and research taking place predominantly at the University of Vienna with a focus on Canada. It organizes and finances interdisciplinary programs furthering Canadian Studies research (in particular lecture series, symposia, and study tours).

Numerous institutes of diverse faculties at the University of Vienna are involved in the Centre for Canadian Studies. These include the departments of:

The Centre for Canadian Studies also maintains connections with other Canadian Studies programmes and institutions with similar goals throughout Europe and America.

It is currently led by PD Dr. Stefanie Schäfer (Marie-Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellow, Department of English and American Studies) and co-directed by Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Alexandra Ganser and Univ.-Prof. Dr. Jörg Türschmann

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