Lisa Janisch

Project & Science Communication, VID/ÖAW - Department Coordinator, University of Vienna

E-Mail: lisa.janisch(at)


Ms Janisch joined the Vienna Institute of Demography (VID/OEAW) in January 2011 as project and science communication officer. Since March 2023, she has also been working as a department coordinator at the University of Vienna.

Ms Janisch has more than ten years of work experience in the education industry, particularly in the areas of public relations, event management and project management. Before working at VID, Ms Janisch was a manager at an international language school and worked as a PR manager at one of Austria's leading event planning and design companies.

Ms Janisch holds a master’s degree in Social and Economic Sciences from the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU) and a bachelor’s degree in Art History and Architecture from the University of Vienna. Ms Janisch is also a trained trainer for adult education.

Areas of Expertise

  • Public Relations
  • Publication Management
  • Event Management
  • Project Management


Affiliation: VID/ÖAW
E-Mail: lisa.janisch(at)
Phone: +43 1 51581 7714

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.