Univ.Prof. Dr.Dr.h.c. Edeltraud Hanappi-Egger

Univ.Prof. Dipl.-Ing.Dr.techn.Dr.h.c.

1988 …2023

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Short biography

Edeltraud Hanappi-Egger is from her educational background a computer scientist and an experienced researcher. Since 2002 she is full professor for "gender and diversity in organizations" at WU Vienna. She was at various national and international research institutions guest researcher (e.g. 2011 at LSE, 2014 at McGill University) and her work was awarded several times.

Prof. Hanappi-Egger is an expert on organization studies and gender topics. She has published more than 350 articles, books and book chapters on gender and diversity, organization studies. Since October 2015, she is the president/rector of WU Vienna. From May 2016 to December 2017, she was also Vice-President of Universities Austria and she is member and chairperson of several accreditation teams at AACSB and EFMD, and an expert on higher education.

Prof. Hanappi-Egger was awarded several prices, e.g. recently the “She makes a difference” price of the European Women’s Management Development International Network (EWMD).

Curriculum Vitae

Vizepräsidentin, Österreichische Universitätenkonferenz


Gastprofessorin, McGill University, Kanada


Gastprofessorin, University of Montreal


Senior Research Fellow, The London School of Economics and Political Science


Gastprofessorin und Leiterin der Abteilung Gender and Diversity in Organizations, WU Vienna


Angewandte Informatik, a.o. Univ.Prof., Vienna University of Technology


Forschungsaufenthalt am Zentrum für Interdisziplinäre Forschung, University of Bielefeld


Lehrbeauftragte für User-Partizipation in der Sommerakademie: Informatica Feminale, Universität Bremen


Venia Docendi für Angewandte Informatik, Vienna University of Technology


Freistellung von der TU Wien, Auszeichnung mit dem APART-Stipendium, Forschungsvorhaben "Computer Supported Group Decision Systems", Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften


Universitätsassistentin Institut für Gestaltungs- und Wirkungsforschung, Vienna University of Technology


Forschungsaufenthalt, Work Research Institute, Oslo


Vertragsassistentin, Computerunterstützte Gruppenentscheidungssysteme im Abeispiel der Terminplanung, Institut für Gestaltungs- und Wirkungsforschung, Abteilung für CSCW, Vienna University of Technology


Forschungsauftenthalt Informatik-Forschungsinstitut, Datenintegrität, University of Toronto


Technische Wissenschaften, Dr.


Forschungsaufenthalt, Stockholm University


Dipl.-Ing. Informatik, Vienna University of Technology


Informatik, Dipl.-Ing., Vienna University of Technology


Mitglied International Advisory Board Hitotsubashi University, Hitotsubashi Universität

2022 → …

Mitglied Advisory Board TUM School of Management, School of Management

2022 → …

Mitglied SGH International Advisory Board, Warsaw School of Economics

2022 → …

Mitglied EFMD EQUIS Committee, European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)

2021 → …

Mitglied Aalto University School of Business International Advirsory Board, Aalto University

2020 → …

Mitglied NHH International Board, Norwegian School of Economics

2020 → …

Mitglied Board of Trustees, CEU

2019 → …

Ehrendoktorat, Université catholique de Louvain

2019 → …

Mitglied FELU International Advisory Board, Faculty of Economics

2018 → …

Gender and Diversity in Organizations, Univ.Prof.

2002 → …


  • diversity management
  • diversity
  • new technologies
  • media
  • higher education management
  • management myths

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