Available master thesis topics


 Current PhD Theses

Andreas Gattringer
Plant migration in silico
Dissertation supervised by Stefan Dullinger


Anna Schertler
Macroecological perspectives in invasion biology - drivers of plant and fungal invasion patterns
Dissertation supervised by Franz Essl


Florian Danzinger
A safe operating space for agricultural landscapes: integrating green infrastructure, ecological restoration and stakeholder involvement
Dissertation supervised by Stefan Dullinger and Thomas Wrbka


Janine Oettel
Deadwood volumes and composition in different Austrian forest types and the contribution of deadwood to biodiversity conservation and climate change mitigation
Dissertation supervised by Franz Essl


Kryštof Chytrý
Microclimatic effects on alpine plant species distribution
Dissertation supervised by Stefan Dullinger


Lisa Tedeschi
Ecology, spread and impacts of invasive alien mammals in the European Union
Dissertation supervised by Franz Essl


Michael Glaser
WeedClim: Emerging agricultural weeds under climate and land-use changes in Central Europe: identifying high-risk species, modelling their distribution and impacts and developing a management toolkit
Dissertation supervised by Franz Essl


Norbert Helm
Microclimatic effects on plant demography
Dissertation supervised by Stefan Dullinger


Otto Monge
Ecosystem services of birds in tropical coffee plantations: present and future
Dissertation supervised by Stefan Dullinger


Parvin Safiyan Boldaji
Habitat modelling of the Asian cheetah and ist main prey species
Dissertation supervised by Stefan Dullinger


Sonia Rashid
European Butterflies under Climate Change
Dissertation supervised by Stefan Dullinger


Tom Vorstenbosch
Biological invasions on sub-Antarctic islands
Dissertation supervised by Stefan Dullinger


 Current Master Theses

Alina Ferch
Landschaftsstrukturänderungen des Kalkwienerwaldes und deren Auswirkungen auf die Verbreitung der Indikatorart Gentianella austriaca
Master Thesis supervised by Thomas Wrbka


Christof Viehauser
Which factors drive the invasion of two invasive Impatiens species in alpine regions?
Master Thesis supervised by Franz Essl


Emma Shih-Mendez
Insect herbivory in alpine plants
Master Thesis supervised by Stefan Dullinger


Felix Hohn
Die Vegetation des Krottensees (Gmunden Oberösterreich)
Master Thesis supervised by Wolfgang Willner


Georg Haindrich
Vegetationsökologische Gliederung der Trockenrasen im Weinviertel
Master Thesis supervised by Wolfgang Willner


Georg Teischinger
Populationsdynamik von Schneebodenarten
Master Thesis supervised by Stefan Dullinger


Helena Schwaiger
Vegetationswandel einer voralpinen Landschaft über 25 Jahre
Master Thesis supervised by Franz Essl


Janine Nutz
Naturschutzfachliche Wertigkeit ausgewählter Brachflächen im Raum Illmitz (Seewinkel)
Master Thesis supervised by Thomas Wrbka


Jasmin Halbmayr
Temporal trends& dynamics of neonative species in Austria
Master Thesis supervised by Franz Essl


Jitka Smelhausova
How instagramm influences nature conservation: a case study on protected areas in Austria and Germany
Master Thesis supervised by Franz Essl


Johanna Pascher
Re-establishing grasslands to promote farmland biodiversity and key ecosystem services
Master Thesis supervised by Dietmar Moser


Laura Fels
Analyse des Turnovers der Sukzessionsvegetation an den Gletschervorfeldern des NP Berchtesgaden
Master Thesis supervised by Franz Essl


Lisa Wallerstein
Der Gesellschaftsanschluss der Moose in den Lößtrockenrasen im Weinviertel
Master Thesis supervised by Harald Zechmeister


Lisa-Maria Rosenich
Socio economic ampacht classification of alien taxa: plant species as a case study
Master Thesis supervised by Franz Essl


Melanie Frauendienst
Pflanzengesellschaften und FFH-Lebensraumtypen der Falkensteiner Klippen
Master Thesis supervised by Wolfgang Willner


Merlin Rosenmayer
Naturschutzfachliche Bewertung und ökologische Funktionalität grüner Infrastruktur in Klosterneuburg
Master Thesis supervised by Thomas Wrbka


Nele Wolter
Muster der funktionellen Merkmale der Sukzessionsvegetation in unterschiedlichen Altersklassen der Gletschervorfelder des NP Berchtesgaden
Master Thesis supervised by Franz Essl


Raphaela Patrizia Glanz
Identifikation von gewässerbezogenen Biotopen entlang von Fließgewässern im Osten Niederösterreichs
Master Thesis supervised by Thomas Wrbka


Valerie Schmidt
FFH-Schutzgüter der Tullnerfelder Donauauen
Master Thesis supervised by Thomas Wrbka


Verena Haider
Opportunities and barriers to transformative change in food consumption for Austria
Master Thesis supervised by Franz Essl