Judith Schnelzer

Researcher (Pre-doc)

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Judith Schnelzer is a geographer and joined the working group „Innovation and Urban Economy“ at the Institute of Urban and Regional Research, Austrian Academy of Sciences, in May 2021. Before that, she worked as a researcher in national and international projects at the Department of Geography and Regional Research as well as Department of Sociology (University of Vienna) and at the Competence Center for Empirical Research Methods (Vienna University of Economics and Business, WU).

Research Areas

  • Socio-Spatial Inequalities
  • Urban Studies
  • Spatial Theory
  • Migration Studies
  • Data Visualization

Awards and Scholarships

  • Advancement Award of the Austrian Geographical Society (ÖGG) for the Master Thesis, 2019
  • Performance Scholarships, University of Vienna, 2011 - 2014


Recent publications

SCHNELZER, J., HINTERMANN, C., & KERN, I. (2021). ’I Would Say I Am Austrian but …’—Multiple Spatial Belongings and Hybrid Identities among Young People in Vienna, Austria. European Journal of Geography, 12(3), 70–87. DOI: 10.48088/ejg.j.sch.

SCHNELZER J. & Y. FRANZ (2021) [Book Review:] Advanced Introduction to Social Innovation by F. Moulaert & D. MacCullum. Urban Studies 58(9). p. 1961-1964. DOI: 10.1177/00420980211004394

SPERINGER M., SCHNELZER J. & M. HEINTEL (2020) Quantifizierung regionaler sozioökonomischer Disparitäten in ländlichen Regionen. Am Beispiel der Leaderregion Südliches Waldviertel-Nibelungengau, Österreich. In: Europa Regional 26.2018 (2020) 3. p. 55-72.

SPERINGER M. & J. SCHNELZER (2019) Differentiation of Industry 4.0 Models. The 4th Industrial Revolution from different Regional Perspectives in the Global North and Global South, In: Regional Academy on the United Nations (RAUN) (Eds.) 2019. “Innovations for Development: Towards Sustainable, Inclusive, and Peaceful Societies.” Vienna. Accessible at:; DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.35510.55363.

HEINTEL M., SPERINGER M., SCHNELZER J. & R. BAUER (2017) Multipler Benachteiligungsindex; Fallbeispiel Oberpinzgau. In: Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Geographischen Gesellschaft, MÖGG. (Band 159). Wien. S. 173-198. DOI: 10.23781/moegg159-173.