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'.

NEWS

News Archive

24.11.2015
 

AUTNES at 'Tag der Politikwissenschaft 2015'

The AUTNES will be represented at this year’s Tag der Politikwissenschaft in Salzburg.

17.10.2014
 

New Principal Investigator (PI) at AUTNES Media Side

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Hajo Boomgaarden is new Principal Investigator at AUTNES Media Side

04.04.2014
 

The editors Sylvia Kritzinger, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Klaus Schönbach and the AUTNES team are pleased to announce the upcoming book publication „Die...