Professor Dr. Peter Scherrer
Vice-Rector for Research and Junior Researchers' Promotion
Peter Scherrer, who was born in Linz in 1958, has been Professor of classical and provincial Roman Archaeology at the University of Graz since 2008. Before that, he worked at the Austrian Archaeological Institute in Vienna.
Besides working as a university lecturer in Vienna and Salzburg and as President of the Austrian Archaeological Society, Dr. Scherrer was also a member of the executive team for archaeology in Ephesos (Turkey). At University of Graz, he is Head of the Institute of Archaeology, the interdisciplinary Antiquity Centre, and is also responsible for the refurbished university museums.
Peter Scherrer’s activities as a scientific consultant for the Austrian, Serbian and Slovenian Ministries of Science, the universities of Innsbruck, Regensburg, Mainz, Stockholm, Trnava and Tours, as well as being an elected member of the Slovenian and German Archaelogical Institutes is eminent proof of his international reputation.