PSY | Finished projects

Psychology in the “Ostmark”. Between ideology and collaboration

Funding body: Österreichischer Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung FWF | Austrian Science Fund
P 28119-G28
Duration: 1st April 2016 – 31st March 2020
Amount: € 227.020,50
Project lead: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Gerhard Benetka (gerhard.benetka@sfu.ac.at)
Project members: Dr. Thomas Mayer; DDr. Martin Wieser

Psychology in the „Ostmark“

Funding body: Zukunftsfonds der Republik Österreich | Future Fund of the Republic of Austria 
P13-1578
Duration: 1st April 2016 – 31st March 2020
Amount: € 30.000
Project lead: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Gerhard Benetka (gerhard.benetka@sfu.ac.at)
Project members: Dr. Thomas Mayer; DDr. Martin Wieser

Detailed information: SFU Research Project Database | Psychology in the „Ostmark“


Generation In-between. Children and grandchildren of the occupation in Austria and Germany.

Funding body: Jubiläumsfonds der Oesterreichischen Nationalbank | Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Jubiläumsfondsprojekt Nr. 17121
Duration: 1st September 2016 – 31st March 2020
Amount: € 104.000
Project lead: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Rainer Gries (rainer.gries@sfu.ac.at)
Project members: Sophie Hubbe, Univ.-Ass. Felicitas Auersperg, MSc.

Detailed information: SFU Research Project Database | Generation In-between


Clinical-medical research project on vascular therapy

In cooperation with the European Foundation for Health Zurich, the Faculty of Psychology is involved in a clinical-medical research project on vascular therapy. The project focusses on the statistical evaluation of GCP-compliant data sets. In the medium term, the Faculty of Psychology will thus be able to set up the infrastructure necessary for the statistical processing of medical data.

Duration: 1st December 2016 – 31st May 2019
Amount: € 250.000
Project Partner:
Europäische Stiftung für Gesundheit Zürich
Fa. Bemer Int. AG, Fürstentum Liechtenstein
Project lead:
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Gerhard Benetka
Hon.-Prof. Dr. Fred Harms
Hon.-Prof. Dr. Dorothee Gänshirt

Project extension
Duration: 1st June 2017 until 31st March 2018
Amount: € 100.000
Project partner:
Europäische Stiftung für Gesundheit Zürich
Fa. Bemer Int. AG, Fürstentum Liechtenstein
Project lead:
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Gerhard Benetka
Hon.-Prof. Dr. Fred Harms
Hon.-Prof. Dr. Dorothee Gänshirt


ATRAB – Strengthening the social participation of Palestinian refugees

Funding body: Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GIZ
Duration: 21st December 2018 – 4th February 2019
Amount: € 77.250,00
Project lead: Univ.-Prof. Dr. David Becker


Between the conflicting priorities of hegemonic attributions: The media representation of migrant academics in Austrian newspapers

Funding body: Arbeiterkammer Wien
Duration: 1st January 2018 – 31st December 2018
Amount: € 14.805,00
Project lead: Dr.in Katharina Hametner
Project member: Natalie Rodax, MSc.


What helps the Helpers? Needs, Barriers, Resources: What kind of support does the Middle East need?

Developing sustainable peer support structures and related self-understanding and support theories in the field of MHPSS in the Syrian region

Funding body: Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GIZ
Duration: June 2016 – July 2018
Amount: € 198.997, 50
Project lead: Univ.-Prof. Dr. David Becker 


Interpretation Patterns with the relation to the Soviet Past on Contemporary Russia

Funding body: Österreichischen Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung FWF | Austrian Science Fund
P 27282-G16
Duration: 1st April 2015 – 30th June 2018
Amount: € 80.294, 55
Project lead: Dr. Anna Schor-Tschudnowskaja


Project Tourismus LAB – Linz

Funding body: Tourismusverband Linz
Duration: October 2016 – March 2018
Amount: € 30.000
Project lead: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Alfred Barth


A Psychological Investigation into the Meaning of UHNWI Luxury Mobility.

Funding body: Dr. Ing. h. c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen
Duration: Juni 2017 – Dezember 2017
Amount: € 96 250
Project lead: Dr. Tarek el Sehity
Project team: Dr. Raffaella Pocobello (ISTC-CNR)

→ This project is part of the Research Cluster Psychology of Education, Work and Organisation.


Diversity and (multiple) discrimination

Study on the current life situation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex adolescents in Berlin 

Funding body: Senatsverwaltung Berlin
Duration: until December 2017
Amount: € 71.400
Project partner: Humboldt Universität Berlin
Project lead: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Meike Watzlawik


BEYOND – University Certificate Course for Civil Society Representatives of Palestinian Refugees

in the frame of the GIZ project “Facilitating Social Participation of Palestinian Refugees” – FASPAR

Funding body: Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GIZ
Duration: starts in February 2016 – December 2017
Amount: € 63.604
Project lead: Univ.-Prof. Dr. David Becker