Mag. Victoria REITTER, BA MA

Mag. Victoria REITTER, BA MA
Research Assistant and a Ph.D. Fellow
Paris Lodron University of Salzburg / Department of Sociology and Human Geography / Division of Sociology

Rudolfskai 42, A-5020 Salzburg / Austria
Tel.: 43 (0) 662-8044-4110
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room: 027

office hours during the semester: by appointment via email


Victoria Reitter is a research assistant and PhD fellow at the Department of Sociology and Social Geography at the University of Salzburg. She studied International Business Administration at the Vienna University of Economics and at the Högskolan i Halmstad in Sweden and after that Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Vienna. She worked as a research associate in two projects („INSIDE the Deportation Gap – Social Membership for Non-Deported Persons” at the Department for Political Science at the University of Vienna and „Values and Expectations of Refugees in Austria” at the Institute for Urban and Regional Research at the Austrian Academy of Sciences). In her dissertation, she deals with statelessness in the context of flight migration to Austria and investigates the everyday decision-making processes and administrative practices in Austrian state authorities regarding the identification of stateless persons. 

Research Interests:

  • Migration, irregularity, statelessness, citizenship
  • Inclusion, exclusion, membership
  • Qualitative research methods
  • Organizational Sociology
  • State-authorities and bureaucracies

Member of the PLUS Doctorate School “On the move: People, objects, signs”.
Member of MML – The Salzburg Migration & Mobility Research Lab

See  PLUS Research for recent activities, publications, talks etc.