Department für Wirtschafts- und Managementwissenschaften Department für Rechtswissenschaften und Internationale Beziehungen Department für E-Governance in Wirtschaft und Verwaltung Department für Migration und Globalisierung Department für Wissens- und Kommunikationsmanagement Department für Europapolitik und Demokratieforschung

Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Gerald Steiner

Dekan der Fakultät für Wirtschaft und Globalisierung
Leiter des Departments für Wissens- und Kommunikationsmanagement
Universitätsprofessor für Organisationskommunikation und Innovation
Forschungsleistungen an der Donau-Universität Krems

Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Gerald Steiner

Trakt J, 2. Stock, Raum 2.111
+43 (0)2732 893-2313
+43 (0)2732 893-4335

Donau-Universität Krems
Department für Wissens- und Kommunikationsmanagement
Dr.-Karl-Dorrek-Straße 30
3500 Krems

Research focus

  • Sustainability-oriented Innovation Systems/-Processes
  • Organizational and regional Innovation Systems
  • Organizational Communication


Research performance



  • applied innovation processes

Personal data

Gerald Steiner is a Full Professor of Organizational Communication and Innovation, Head of the Department for Knowledge and Communication Management and Dean of the Faculty of Business and Globalization at Danube University Krems in Austria. He is a former Visiting Scholar and Schumpeter Professor (Schumpeter Fellowship) at Harvard University’s Weatherhead Center for International Affairs (WCFIA). Before, he was an Associate Professor of Systemic and Sustainability Management at the Institute of Systems Sciences, Innovation & Sustainability Research at the University of Graz (he was also one of four founding members of this institute, which was established in 2007, subsequently he chaired the curriculum-development working group.). Further, he teaches applied innovation processes at the School of Industrial Design in Graz. Steiner received his Venia Legendi in “Systemic and Sustainability Management” (“Habilitation”) in 2009. Over the past decades he has developed and co-directed several graduate school curricula and teaches numerous graduate-level seminars and courses both nationally and internationally.


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