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'.



Doc Awards 2018

Jakob-Moritz Eberl was awarded one of University of Vienna's Doc.Awards 2018!


DATA RELEASE: Open Access Data of 'Austrian National Election 2017'

AUTNES Comparative Study of Electoral Systems Post-Election Survey 2017 is online at AUSSDA.


100 Jahre Republik Österreich im Alumnimagazin der Universität Wien

Beitrag von Sylvia Kritzinger zum Schwerpunktthema 'Gemeinschaftsprojekt Demokratie'


Wahlalter: Mit 16 besonders motiviert

Sylvia Kritzinger in 'die Presse' zu Wahlalter und den Ergebnissen dazu aus der Nationalratswahl 2017


Pressegespräch zur Studie Wählen mit 16 – ErstwählerInnen bei NR-Wahl 2017


Sylvia Kritzinger zu 'Wählen mit 16' aus den Ergebnissen der Austrian National Election Study

Zwischen Erwachsenwerden und politischer Partizipation: Wählen mit 16

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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