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Programme:Social gerontology, life course and inter-/generatio...
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Social gerontology, life course and inter-/generational researchResearch Programme


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Research programme

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Summary of key aims

Basic as well als applied research on all aspects of aging as a social phenomenon and problem, including theory construction. Research on the changes in the image of the elderly; development and trends in the Austrian intergenerational relationships in the family and in the society; health status of the aged Austrian population and its determinants; participation and engagement of the elderly in voluntary activites; report on the status of the aged in Austria; analysis of the future consequences of demographic aging of the Austrian society and its structural implications

Management contact

Gerhard Majce
Ludwig Boltzmann-Institute of Social Gerontology
Rooseveltplatz 2, A-1090 Vienna

Admin contact

Ludwig Boltzmann Association

Scientific contact

Gerhard Majce
Ludwig Boltzmann-Institute of Social Gerontology
Rooseveltplatz 2
A-1090 Vienna

Funding contact

Claudia Lingner
Ludwig Boltzmann-Association

Is the project externally evaluated?


What forms of international collaboration does the programme support?

  • ▪ Travel for foreign collaborators
  • ▪ National researchers abroad
  • ▪ Travel for national researchers

Interdisciplinary research is a strategic priority...

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