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Mag. Dr. Rudolf GIFFINGER Professor and Head of Center, Regional Science, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna


1975-1981 Geography studies, University of Vienna
1993-1988 PhD, Faculty of Architecture and Spatial Planning, University of Technology, Vienna
1998 Habilitation, Regional Science, University of Technology, Vienna
since 1999 Professor, University of Technology, Vienna
2005-2009 Head, Interdisciplinary Centre of European Spatial Development, University of Technology, Vienna
since 2006 Full professor, University of Technology, Vienna; Head, Centre of Regional Sciences, Department of Spatial Planning, Faculty of Architecture and Planning, University of Technology, Vienna


PhD College of UPC - Universidad Politécnica de Cataluna
The European Urban Research Association
The Austrian Society of Regional Planning - ÖGR
The Society of International Development - SID


R. Giffinger, H. Lu: "The Smart City perspective: a necessary change from technical to urban innovations";Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli, Milano, 2015, ISBN: 978‐88‐6835‐104‐5; 32
R. Camagni, R. Capello (Hrg.); Routledge, London, 2016, ISBN: 978‐1‐13‐895104‐4
R.Giffinger, G. Haindlmaier:"Benchmarking the Smart City - a sound tool for policy‐making?"; Szienze Regionali -Italian Journal of Regional Science. Accepted and reviewed;2017
V. Fernández Anez, J.M. Fernandez Guell, R. Giffinger:"Smart City implementation and discourses: an integrated conceptual model. The case of Vienna", CITIES-The international journal of Urban Policy and Planning. Accepted; publishingin 2018