Priv.-Doz. Mag. Dr.

Alfred Galik

Academy Scientist

Archaeological Sciences


Telephone: +43 1 51581-4106

Location: Dominikanerbastei 16 | 1010 Vienna

Biographical sketch

Degree in palaeontology from the University of Vienna. Since 2003, scientific employee in numerous projects, partially financed by the FWF, at the Institute for Anatomy at the Veterinary University of Vienna. From 2012 to 2016, university assistant at the Institute for Anatomy, Histology, and Embryology at the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna and participation in numerous historical and prehistorical archaeozoological projects. 2016 habilitation with the venia legendi »Archaeozoology of Veterinary Medicine« Since March 2016, senior researcher at the OeAI. 

    Research Projects

    • »Lousoi/Gremoulias: Cult practices and daily life«
    • »Hemmaberg: Cult continuity«
    • »Gradišče: Remains of cult meals«
    • »Aigeira: Animal husbandry and subsistence«
    • »Carnuntum: Animal remains«
    • »Ephesos: Environmental history«
    • »Hornstaad-Hörnle: Neolithic fisheries«

    Research interests

    • Archaeozoology, including archaeomalacology, archaeoichthyology
    • Anatomy and osteology
    • Palaeopathology
    • Domestication and evolution research
    • Morphometry, geometric morphometry (GMM)
    • Environmental history



    Journal Publication (59)

    Book/Monograph (1)

    Conference Contribution: Publication in Proceedings (13)

    Contribution in Collection (46)

    Habilitation (2)

    Dissertation (1)

    Book or Essay review (1)

    Other Publication (4)