Oliver Schmitt

Oliver Schmitt

Prof. Dr.

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Institute for Eastern European History • University of Vienna

Oliver Schmitt is Professor of East European History and Head of the Department of East European History at the University of Vienna. Professor Schmitt previously taught in Munich and Berne and most recently as Professeur invité at the Collège de France in 2010, and is a full member of the Austrian Academy of the Sciences.

His research focuses on the social and economic history of South-Eastern Europe, in particular Late Medieval Balkan history and the history of the Venetian Stato da mar; Albanian history, including the history of the areas of Albanian settlement in Kosovo and Macedonia; Rumanian Fascism, in particular the social history of the Romanian ‘Legionary Movement’in the Interwar period.

Last Update: 07.10.15