Due to the current situation with COVID-19 all buildings of the Austrian Academy of Sciences are currently closed and work with few exceptions is conducted remotely (further info). To get in contact with CMC, please, use email!



Attention: due to renovations of the building at Postgasse, since December 2019 the CMC offices are at

Vordere Zollamtsstraße 3/3.Stock

1030 Wien, Austria


Mail from the mail address at Postgasse will be forewarded!

Institute for Comparative Media and Communication Studies (CMC)

Austrian Academy of Sciences / Alpen-Adria University

Postgasse 7/4/1

1010 Wien, Austria

Phone: +43-1-51581-3110

E-Mail: cmc(at)oeaw.ac.at

Twitter: @CmcVienna


Matthias Karmasin, Director

E-Mail: matthias.karmasin(at)oeaw.ac.at

Phone: +43-1-51581-3110


Josef Seethaler, Deputy Director

E-Mail: josef.seethaler(at)oeaw.ac.at

Phone: +43-1-51581-3116


Barbara Urbanic, Administration & PR


E-Mail: barbara.urbanic(at)oeaw.ac.at

Phone: +43-1-51581-3110


How to find us

CMC is located in the complex of the Old University in Vienna´s historic city center.


Access to the building is possible via the entrance in Postgasse or the side entrance in Bäckerstraße.


The Institute can be found at "Stiege 4, 1.Stock" in the building known as "Jesuitentrakt" at Postgasse 7.