Vienna Yearbook of Population Research 2022 - Call for Papers

Submit your paper to the Vienna Yearbook of Population Research 2022 - Special Issue on “Demographic Aspects of the COVID-19 Pandemic and its Consequences"
Deadline for submission: 31 May 2021


Wittgenstein Centre Conference 2021 - Call for Papers

The Wittgenstein Centre is happy to announce that the Call for Papers for the Wittgenstein Centre Conference 2021 on "The causes and consequences of depopulation" is now open!
Deadline for submission extended: 30 June 2021


COVID-19 Related Research at the Wittgenstein Centre

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing serious health, social and economic challenges, several of which are directly related to demographic factors. Researchers at the Centre address the COVID-19 pandemic and its consequences from various scientific perspectives.


COVID-19 and Short-Term Fertility Fluctuations (STFF)

New SSTF Database and Visualisation Tool available now!

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the HFD team established a new data resource: Short-Term Fertility Fluctuations (STFF) data series.


The Wittgenstein Centre aspires to be a world leader in the advancement of demographic methods and their application to the analysis of human capital and population dynamics. In assessing the effects of these forces on long-term human well-being, we combine scientific excellence in a multidisciplinary context with relevance to a global audience. It is a collaboration among the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW), the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the University of Vienna.