Elisabeth Höftberger© Martin Zierler

MMag. Dr. Elisabeth Höftberger
Project staff

Universitätsplatz 1, 5020 Salzburg


Research project:

International Theological Excellence Programme (Salzburg | Erfurt | Leuven):
Theology in religious, cultural, and political Processes of Transformation 

For further information about the inter-university reasearch project “European Graduate School” click  here.


Work and research focus: 

  • Transformations of Fundamental Theology after the Second Vatican Council
  • Impact of the climate crisis on theological research, knowledge cultures and ecclesial transformation processes
  • Dialogue-sensitive theory of hermeneutics and reception of the Second Vatican Council
  • Theology of Israel and current developments in Jewish-Christian dialogue
  • Theology and Cultural Studies
  • Intercultural Theology
  • Methodological reflection in theological research


  • Network of Young Scholars in Jewish-Christian Dialogue 
  • Editorial Advisory Board der Reihe Salzburger Interdisziplinäre Diskurse 
  • Nachwuchsnetzwerk Dogmatik und Fundamentaltheologie


Publication list

PhD Thesis’ abstract

 Master thesis