FH-Prof. Mag. Dr. Johannes Pflegerl

  • Head of Research Institute
    Ilse Arlt Institute for Social Inclusion Research
  • Lecturer
  • Deputy Academic Director Social Work (MA)
  • Department of Social Sciences
Location: Herzogenburger Straße 68 Süd
M: +43/676/847 228 555

Study programmes

  • Social Work (MA)
  • Social Work (BA)


  • Social Sciences

Short profile

  • studied Sociology and History at the University of Vienna and Metropolitan University Manchester
  • holds a Doctorate degree in Sociology from the University of Vienna
  • 1995 - 2005 research assistant at the Austrian Institute for Family Studies
  • 2005 - 2007 research assistant and lecturer at the Department of Social Sciences at the University of Applied Sciences St. Pölten
  • since 2007 lecturer at the Deparment of Social Sciences UAS St. Pölten
  • since 2012 assistant head of the masters program in Social Work
  • since 2016 head of the Ilse Arlt Institute on Social Inclusion Research
  • head of the working group aging in the Austrian Society of Social Work

Research Focus

Geriatric Social Work and their relatives  | Gerontology | Ambient Assisted Living