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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Susanne Reindl-Krauskopf

Curriculum Vitae:


Born in Linz/Upper-Austria


graduation to Doctor iuris at the University of Vienna


Temporary Lawyer within the Registry of the European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg/France


habilitation in criminal substantial and criminal procedural law, University of Vienna


Associate Professor at the University of Vienna

2006 to present

Member of the Advisory Board of the Section „Fundamental Rights and Interdisciplinary Exchange“ (Austrian Judges‘ Association; Vienna)


Deputy-Head of the Department of Criminal Law and Criminology, University of Vienna

2007 to present

Member of the Working Group „Criminal Law“ – Criminal Law Commission at the Austrian Chamber of Lawyers; Vienna


Deputy-Head of the „Evaluation Commission“ in the case of Natascha Kampusch, Ministry of the Interior; Vienna


expert in the Section „Criminal Law“ at the 17th Austrian Juristentag; Vienna

May 2010 to present

Professor of criminal substantial and procedural law and criminology at the University of Vienna

October 2010 to present

Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Vienna

March 2011 to present

Head of ALES – Austrian Center for Law Enforcement Sciences, University of Vienna

April 2011 to present

Member of the SIAK Advisory Board at the Ministry of the Interior; Vienna

since January 2012 Member of the Austrian Society of Criminal Law and Criminology
since February 2013

Member of the Commission of Experts concerning the Legislative Reform of the Austrian Criminal Code "StGB 2015"


Extensive lecturing eg at the University of Vienna, University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt, at the Danube University Krems; comprehensive publishing activities to the research areas below; editorship of Criminal Sciences in Theory and Practice, police science publisher (Verlag für Polizeiwissenschaften); co-editorship of the „Juristische Blätter“



Main research areas:


·         law enforcement and fundamental rights (esp. surveillance and interception methods and data collection in general)

·         tasks and responsibilities of the executive and the judiciary in law enforcement

·         computer- and cybercrime

·         selected areas of economic crime, eg corruption in the private and public sector, (fraudulent) abuse of social services, criminal organizations


  ALES - Austrian Center for
  Law Enforcement Sciences


University of Vienna
ALES-Austrian Center for Law Enforcement Sciences
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1010 Vienna
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