Thomas SteinmaurerA.o. Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Thomas Steinmaurer

Head Division Center for ICT&S


Office: 1st floor, Sigmund Haffner Gasse 18, 5020 Salzburg
Office hours: Wednesday, 14-15 o’clock

Thomas Steinmaurer, communication scientist, Ao. Univ.-Prof. is head of the division “Center for ICT&S” at the Department of Communication Studies at the University of Salzburg. The unit is concerned with developments of digital change in society and its significance for individual media practices and democracy on a structural level as wellFor many years, he was chairman of the Austrian Society for Communication Science (ÖGK) and chief editor of its quarterly journal, the “Medien Journal”. Currently, he coordinates the doctoral program “Digital Society and Democracy” and is the head of the research commission of the department.

  • Research Interests

    Phenomena of digital and social change

    Digital networking and mediatisation

    Technoculture(s) of television

    Media and Communication Structure Austria

  • Networks

    Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Kommunikationswissenschaft (  ÖGK)

    European Communication Research and Education Association (  ECREA)

    International Association for Media and Communication Research (  IAMCR)

  • Documentation of Research

    The current research documentation can be found here.