Regionally rooted, globally linked
Gaining knowledge - The IRH undertakes research on rural environmental, economic, political, social and cultural history of (Lower) Austria, Europe and the world.
Following actors - The IRH's research focuses on the relations of people among themselves and with their natural and social environments.
Linking people - The IRH aims at fostering the scientific discourse across boundaries as well as communicating its insights to the wider public.
For further information see the current IRH-Folder (German).
Since 2013 the IRH is head office of the European Rural History Organisation (EURHO).