Dr Peter Tschmuck, born on Oct 5th 1971 in Graz (Austria)
Professor for Culture Institutions Studies, University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna
Dr Peter Tschmuck studied Economics and Management Sciences at the University of Innsbruck in Austria and earned there his doctoral degree in Economics in 1999. From 1999 to 2000 he was Assistant Professor at the University of Economics and Business Administration in Vienna until he changed to the Institute of Culture Management and Culture Sciences at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna. In 2003 he finished his habilitation about the structures and processes of the music industry and was then appointed professor for Culture Institutions Studies. He also teaches courses at the University of Economics and Business Administration in Vienna and at the Danube-University in Krems. From July to September 2010 he was guest professor at the James Cook University in Townsville/Cairns (Queensland, Australia). His main research fields are: music industry research, the economics of copyright, the research on cultural institutions and cultural policy evaluation.