Staff of the department of Systematic Theology

Department of Systematic Theology


Univ.-Prof. Dr. Gregor Maria Hoff
fundamental theology and ecumenical theology

Univ.-Prof. DDr. Franz Gmainer-Pranzl
Vice chair
Director of the Centre for Interucltural Theology and Study of Religions

Ao. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Alois Halbmayr
Dean of the Faculty of Catholic Theology

Assoz. Prof. Dr. Martin Rötting
Director Religious Studies

Ao. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ulrich Winkler
Deputy Director of the Centre for Intercultural Theology and Study of Religions, dogmatics

Assoz. Prof. Dr. Martin Dürnberger
fundamental theology and ecumenical theology

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dr.habil. Hans-Joachim Sander


office staff:

Judith Falch

Ursula Kaserbacher

Isabella Kull

Marina Pinheiro Teixeira

Bianca Ecker-Schnugg (currently on maternity leave)

Ursula Herzog-Kluppenegger (currently on sabbatical)


Student assistants:

Judith Falch

Hannes Vogel


Project staff:

Dr. Christian Hackbarth-Johnson
fwf-project P_29003

Geetinder Garewal
fwf-project P_29003

retired professors:

Ao. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Josef Außermair
ecumenical theology and fundamental theology

em. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Gottfried Bachl [ † 23.05.2020 ]

em. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Werner Mödlhammer [ † 7.11.2017 ]
ecumenical theology and fundamental theology

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dr. Claude Ozankom
intercultural theology and study of religions

Centre for Intercultural Theology and Study of Religions

full members:

Univ.-Prof. DDr. Franz Gmainer-Pranzl

Ao. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ulrich Winkler
Deputy Director

Assoz. Prof. Dr. Martin Rötting
Director Religious Studies


further members:

Ao. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Emmanuel J. Bauer OSB

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Anton Bucher
religious education

Ao.Univ.-Prof. Dr. Alois Halbmayr

Univ. Prof. Dr. Gregor Maria Hoff
fundamental theology and ecumenical theology

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dietmar W. Winkler
bible sciences and church's history

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Alexander Zerfaß
liturgics and sacramental theology

Ass.-Prof. Dr. Judith Gruber
KU Leuven, Belgium

Dr. Sigrid Rettenbacher

Dr. Bettina Brandstetter

external lecturers:

external lecturers

scientific advisors:

Dr. John Obinna Agbakwuo (Nigeria – West Africa)
Dr. Bettina Bäumer (Varanasi – Indien)
Univ.-Prof. Dr. John D’Arcy May (Aberfeldie – Australia)
Prof. Dr. Hans Hermann Henrix (Aachen – Deutschland)
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Klaus Hock (Rostock – Deutschland)
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Martin Jäggle (Wien – Österreich)
Dr. Martin Maier SJ (München – Deutschland)
Prof. Dr. Roman Malek SVD (St. Augustin – Deutschland)
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ömer Özsoy (Frankfurt am Main – Deutschland)
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Perry Schmidt-Leukel (Münster –  Deutschland)  
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Robert Schreiter CPPS (Chicago –  USA)
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Georg Stenger (Wien – Österreich)
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Annette Wilke (Münster – Deutschland)
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Margit Eckholt (Osnabrück – Deutschland)
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Anja Middelbeck-Varwick (Berlin – Deutschland)
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Andreas Nehring (Erlangen-Nürnberg - Deutschland)
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Klaus von Stosch (Paderborn – Deutschland)
PD DDr. Franz Winter (Wien – Österreich)

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