Head of the Vienna Doctoral School of Ecology and Evolution

The Vienna Doctoral School Ecology and Evolution is governed by the Head and Vice Head of the School and a Steering Committee comprising representatives of all research fields involved in the school as well as four student representatives.

Gerhard J. Herndl


Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Life Sciences and
Chair of Aquatic Biology
Department of Functional and Evolutionary Ecology

Research Areas

Biological Oceanography and Marine Biogeochemistry

Mihaela Pavlicev

Vice Head

Professor for Theoretical Evolutionary Biology
Deputy Head Department of Evolutionary Biology
University of Vienna, Austria

Research Areas

Developmental evolution, reproductive biology, evolvability, evolutionary medicine