Ursula HEMETEK  

Country of residence


Brief introduction

Univ. Prof, Head of the Institute, Institute of folk Music Research and Ethnomusicology, University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna


Habilitation in 2001, University of Vienna, Ethnomusicology

Academic profile

Research and teaching in ethnomusicology and music and minorities (on MA and PhD levels). Research projects on Roma music in Austria (1990-1995), research projects on Music making of Bosnian refugees in Austria (1994-2000), research project on immigrants’ music in Vienna (2005-2006), research project on bi-musicality (2009-2010) Several team field-work projects on minorities in different regions of Austria.


  • (ed.) with Adelaida Reyes: Cultural Diversity in the Urban Area. Explorations in Urban Ethnomusicology. (klanglese 4) Wien: Institut für Volksmusikforschung und Ethnomusikologie 2007
  • (ed.) with Hande Saglam: Music from Turkey in the Diaspora. (klanglese 5) Wien: Institut fürVolksmusikforschung und Ethnomusikologie 2008
  • (ed.) with Bernd Clausen und Eva Saether: Music in Motion. Diversity and Dialogue in Europe. transcript Verlag: Bielefeld 2009
  • (ed.) with Evelyn Fink-Mennel and Rudolf Pietsch: Musikalien des Übergangs. Festschrift für Gerlind Haid. (= Schriften zur Volksmusik Bd. 24) Wien: Böhlau 2011


Music and Minorities, Roma Music, Bosnian and Croatian Music in Austria, immigrant music in urban areas, history of ethnomusicology

Contact browse members list