Manfried Gantner

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Manfried Gantner (born June 8, 1945 in Wald am Arlberg ) is an Austrian economist . From 2003 to 2007 he was rector of the University of Innsbruck .


Manfried Gantner graduated from the Stella Matutina private high school of the Jesuit Order in Feldkirch in Vorarlberg . He then studied at the University of Innsbruck and at the University of Georgia economics . 1972 doctorate he became Dr. rer. oec. In 1982 he completed his habilitation at the University of Innsbruck with a thesis on measurement problems of public activities: government quotas, price increases, output concepts in the field of economics and finance .

In 1985 he was appointed professor at the University of Innsbruck, where he headed the Theory and Practice Department of Budgeting at the Institute for Public Finance until 1999 . He held visiting professorships at the Technical University of Vienna , the University of Linz and the University of Mannheim . From 1987 to 1999 he was responsible for the new building for the Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences at the University of Innsbruck. From 1991 to 1994 he led a project team for the establishment of the Management Center Innsbruck (MCI), then he was a member of the management of the sponsoring association in 1994/95 and a member of the general advisory board of the MCI from 1997 to 2007. As Vice Rector for Budget and Resources at the University of Innsbruck from 1999 to 2003, he was jointly responsible for the introduction of the computer science course. In 2003 he succeeded Hans Moser as Rector of the University of Innsbruck, and in 2007 he was succeeded by Karlheinz Töchterle . From 2004 he was Vice President of the Austrian Rectors' Conference .

From 1994 to 1998 he was research officer at the Liechtenstein Institute , where he was then a member and from 2010 to 2012 chairman of the scientific advisory board. Since 2003 he has been chairman of the supervisory board of Innsbrucker Kommunalbetriebe (IKB) AG.



  • 1978: The graduated population key as a problem of the federal states and the municipalities , together with Cornelia Wilflings-Eder, Braumüller-Verlag, Vienna 1978, ISBN 978-3-7003-0181-3
  • 1984: Measurement problems of public activities: government quotas, price increases, output concepts , Nomos-Verlagsgesellschaft, Baden-Baden 1984, ISBN 978-3-7890-0989-1
  • 1985: The long-term development of public finance in Austria in the period 1950–1983 , together with Christian Smekal , Braumüller-Verlag, Vienna 1985, ISBN 978-3-7003-0608-5
  • 1988: State economic development: economic efficiency and political rationality , together with Claus Rinderer, Lang-Verlag, Frankfurt am Main / Bern / New York / Paris 1988, ISBN 978-3-8204-8830-2
  • 1994: Budget spin-offs: a curse or a blessing? , together with Eva Maria Bolter, Manz-Verlag, Vienna 1994, ISBN 978-3-214-07899-7
  • 1999: Fulfilling public tasks in a small state: the example of the Principality of Liechtenstein , together with Johann Eibl, Verlag der Liechtensteinischen Akademischen Gesellschaft, Vaduz 1999, ISBN 978-3-7211-1041-8

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  1. a b c d e f Rector Manfried Gantner will end his rectorate on September 30, 2007 . Retrieved July 8, 2018.
  2. a b c d MCI: Manfried Gantner's résumé . Retrieved July 8, 2018.
  3. a b c Rector Manfried Gantner celebrates his 60th birthday . Article dated July 6, 2005, accessed July 8, 2018.
  4. ^ Liechtenstein Institute: Manfried Gantner . Retrieved July 8, 2018.
  5. ^ Forum Alpbach: Manfried Gantner . Retrieved July 8, 2018.
  6. ^ Organs of the Innsbruck municipal operations | IKB . Retrieved July 8, 2018.
  7. a b List of the bearers of the badge of honor for services to the Republic of Austria . Retrieved July 8, 2018.
  8. City of Innsbruck: Cross of Merit (PDF; 272 KB)