Welcome to AUTNES!

AUNTES - Austrian National Election Study is engaged in the comprehensive social science analysis of Austrian national elections.

AUTNES has the following tasks:

  • to provide a fully integrated study of the 'demand side' (voters) and the 'supply side’ (political parties and candidates) of electoral competition, as well as of the media coverage of the campaign ('media side')
  • to make a contribution towards a better understanding of how Austrian democracy works
  • to provide high-quality data for the public and the scientific community. Until 2016 via gesis, from 2017 via AUSSDA - The Austrian Social Science Data Archive
  • to secure and expand cooperation with the international community of electoral researchers
  • to promote and support young scientists and consolidate Austrian academic electoral research
  • to establish and institutionalize a national electoral study.

AUTNES was financed by the Austrian Science Fund FWF from 2009 to 2016.

ACIER - Cooperative Infrastructure for Electoral Research is conducting a national election study for the Austrian National Election 2017 and is financed by the Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy. ACIER is a reasearch cooperation between the University of Vienna, the University of Salzburg and the University of Innsbruck and is running until 2019.

Here you find more information on the study components 'The Demand Side - Voting Behavior', 'The Supply Side - Party Records, Party Positions and Candidates' und 'The Media Side - Media Analysis'.



Jakob-Moritz Eberl in der Live-Sendung "World Insight" des chinesischen Fernsehsenders CGTN

Experteneinschätzung zur österreichischen Wahl




Beitrag von Carolina Plescia zur Nationalratswahl 2017

in den finnischen Medien


Beitrag zu 'Rechtspopulismus' von Carolina Plescia

im italienischen 'InBlu Radio'


Medienautritt von Thomas Meyer zur Nationalratswahl im tschechischen Fernsehen

im Gespräch mit Lukáš Mathé vom tschechischen Fernsehen (CT)


Hajo Boomgaarden und Sophie Lecheler über die Rolle von Fake News und Filterblasen

uni:view Interview vom 25. Oktober


Nationalratwahl in Österreich

Interview mit Sylvia Kritzinger in 'Die Zeit'.

News Archive

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New National Election Study: ACIER

We are glad to announce that a new study for the forthcoming national election in Austria is financed by the Federal Ministry of Science, Research and...


New AUTNES Demand Side Data

The AUTNES data inventory expanded and we are delighted to present the 2.0.0 edition of the Rolling-Cross-Section Panel 2013 as well as the 1.0.0...


AUTNES Demand Side Daten Version 2.0.0 available

AUTNES is happy to announce the release of 2.0.0 editions of the

CSES Post-Election Survey 2013, the TV Debates Panel Study 2013 and the Pre- and...

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