University of Innsbruck - Department of Political Science

The Department of Political Science at the University of Innsbruck is home to a number of research programs ranging from European Integration to International Security. In the field of International Security, the focus of research is on nuclear (non-)proliferation and arms control, missile defense, transnational terrorism, energy security, US foreign and security policy, and Russian foreign and security policy.

Contact information

University of Innsbruck - Department of Political Science

Universitaetsstrasse 15
A-6020 Innsbruck


Tel: +43 512 507 7051
Fax: +43 512 507 2849
Website: http://www.uibk.ac.at/politikwissenschaft/
Mail: politikwissenschaft@uibk.ac.at

The team

Prof. Dr. Gerhard Mangott


gerhard.mangott@uibk.ac.at
Tel: +43(0) 512 507 7052 - Fax: +43(0) 512 507 2849

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Gerhard MANGOTT,  Professor of Political Science at the University of Innsbruck, Scientific Adviser on Post-Soviet Affairs for the Austrian Institute for International Affairs (oiip) in Vienna. Main Research Areas: Russia and Ukraine: domestic politics, foreign and security policies; strategic arms control; EU Energy Security with a special emphasis on the oil and gas sectors.

Speciality

  • U.S.-Russian Arms Control
  •  Russian foreign and security policy

Dr. Martin Senn


martin.senn@uibk.ac.at
Tel: + 43 (0)512 507 7068 - Fax: + 43 (0)512 507 2849

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Martin Senn is assistant professor at the Department of Political Science, University of Innsbruck. He studied Political Science and English/American studies at the universities of Innsbruck and Vienna. Martin Senn was  a visiting researcher at the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF/HSFK) and the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies (Cornell University), and a teaching fellow in international security at University College London (UCL).

Speciality

  • Nuclear Proliferation
  • Social Movements/Civil Society and Nuclear Disarmament
  • Nuclear Deterrence
  • Missile Proliferation
  • Missile  Defense