KF

Univ. Prof. Dr. Konrad Fiedler

+43 1 4277 57400

konrad.fiedler@univie.ac.at


Educational background &
professional career

  • Born in Darmstadt (Germany), primary school in Ober-Roden near Frankfurt/Main, secondary school in Gelnhausen (Germany).

  • Studies in biology (with major in zoology) and mathematics at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University, Frankfurt/Main (Germany), supported by scholarships from the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes.

  • Graduation (Diploma, equivalent to M. Sc.) in 1987, PhD (Dr. phil. nat.) in 1990 (supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Maschwitz).

  • 1991 postdoc at the University of Würzburg, Department of Behavioural Physiology and Sociobiology, with Prof. Dr. Bert Hölldobler.

  • From 1992-1996 assistant professor at the Department of Behavioral Physiology and Sociobiology, University of Würzburg.

  • Habilitation completed in 1996.

  • Award of a Heisenberg scholarship through the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft.

  • From 1996-2004 professor for population ecology at the Department of Animal Ecology I, University of Bayreuth, Germany.

  • From September 2004 to January 2005 visiting professor for population ecology at the University of Vienna, from 1.2.2005 to 31.12.2013 professor for population ecology and head of the Department of Tropical Ecology & Animal Biodiversity at the University of Vienna.

  • Since 1.1.2014 vice head of the merged Department of Botany and Biodiversity Research at the University of Vienna

  • Since 1.1.2016 head of the Department of Botany and Biodiversity Research at the University of Vienna