Manfred M. Fischer

is an Austrian regional scientist, Professor Emeritus at Vienna University of Economics and Business. He is one of the founding fathers and a joint editor-in-chief of the prestigious Journal of Geographical Systems, a journal that bridges the work between regional science, quantitative geography and GIScience. In recognition of his scholarly accomplishments, Manfred Fischer has received many honours and awards, including the highest accolades of the Regional Science Association International, the Jean Paelinck Award [2015] for outstanding achievements in the field of regional science methods, and the Founder’s Medal [2016].

Vienna University of Economics and Business

Institute for Economic Geography
and GIScience
Welthandelsplatz 1
1020 Vienna

Tel.: ++43/31336-4836 
Email: manfred.fischer(at)