Univ.-Prof. (ret.) Dr. Peter Weichhart

Formerly Department of Human Geography


Department of Geography and Regional Research

Universitätsstraße 7

1010 Wien, Österreich


Office Hours: Appointments via e-mail


Phone.: +43-1-4277-48620

E-Mail: peter.weichhart[at]univie.ac.at


Teaching Activities

University of Vienna Course catalogue lectures since 2000

Main research fields

  • Methodology and philosophy of science in geography
  • Studies on housing and migration
  • Behavioral geography and mental map research
  • Human ecology
  • Urban geography
  • Economic and social geography
  • Theory of society-environment relationships and the "third pillar"
  • Regional research and regional development
  • Spatial planning and spatial planning
  • Action theory geography
  • Territoriality research and spatial identity


Weichhart, P., & Köck, H. F. (2005). Rückblick und Ausblick. SIR-Mitteilungen und Berichte, 31, 5-6.

Weichhart, P. (2005). Zukunftsaufgabe Kooperation. In H. HANSY (Ed.), Metropolis versus Peripherie: Die Herausforderung Kooperation. Tagungsband EUREGIO-Regionalkonferenz 2005, Montag, 18. April 2005 (pp. 3-13). Unknown publisher.

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