Astrid Pircher

Science Communications


Public Relations & Events


Telephone: +43 1 51581‑4060

Location: Georg-Coch-Platz 2 | 1010 Vienna

Room: 3OG_03-01-C-HRA4-01

Biographical sketch

Following the completion of her degree in Egyptology and Ancient History at the University of Vienna (1999) active in the area of exhibition management and cultural education for the Lower Austrian national exhibition. From 1994 to 2003, lecturer in the department of publishing in the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna. This was succeeded by further training in the field of public relations and fundraising as well as a one year stint at the Information Office of the European Commission in Vienna. In 2002, moved to a start-up company in the electronics sector, where she was responsible for setting up and managing the communications department until 2010. Since 2010 employee at the OeAI as project coordinator for the Ephesus Foundation as well as public relations officer. Since January 2021, coordinator of the »Public Relations & Events« Unit and responsible for the scientific communication of the OeAI.