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University of Innsbruck

The Digital Humanities Research Centre (FZDH) at the University of Innsbruck supports the development and use of digital methods and tools in research in the cultural sciences and humanities. In addition to focal points in edition philology, corpus linguistics, network research and digital history, digital research infrastructures have also been established in recent years. One example is the Transkribus platform, which is one of the most widely used DH tools worldwide. The FZDH is also part of the research focus DiSC (Digital Science Centre) and the FSP Cultural Encounters – Cultural Conflicts. More than 100 scientists are currently involved in the FZDH.



  • Günter Mühlberger

    Günter Mühlberger is the initiator of the Transkirbus platform.

    He is head of the Digitization and Digital Preservation group at the University of Innsbruck and head of FZDH.
    Additionally, he is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the European Cooperative Society READ-COOP SCE.

    He studied German philology, philosophy, psychology and education at the University of Innsbruck.

  • Eva Pfanzelter

    Eva Pfanzelter is Deputy Head of FZDH and Deputy Head at the Institute for Contemporary History, as well as the Chair of the Faculty Council of the Faculty of Humanities and History.

    She is involved in the CLARIAH-AT Working Group „Education, Training and Knowledge Transfer“.

    She has studied History as well as the subject combination English and EDP for Humanities at the University of Innsbruck as well as at Eastern Illinois University Charleston.

  • Ulrike Tanzer

    Ulrike Tanzer is head of the Brenner Archive Research Institute. Additionally, she is both, Deputy Head of FZDH and Deputy Head of DK Austrian Studies.

    From 2017-2023 she fills the position of Vice Rector for Research at the University of Innsbruck. She is member of the Board of the International Nestroy Society and received the Medal of Honour of the City of Schwechat in bronze and the Tyrolean Order of the Eagle in gold.

    She is part of the CLARIAH-AT Working Group „Research Infrastructures and Networks“.

    She has a background in German Philology and English/American Studies (teaching profession) at the Universities of Vienna and Salzburg.

  • Tamara Terbul

    Tamara Terbul is a Post-Doc at the Leopold-Franzens University of Innsbruck.

    She studied linguistics at the University of Innsbruck and is a member of READ-COOP SCE.

    Currently, she is on research stay in Seoul (National University).