Prof. Franz Mali - Vice-Rector

Franz Mali

Franz Mali has been Professor of Greek Patristics and Languages of the Christian Orient in the Faculty of Theology since 1999.

Franz Mali completed his studies in theology and independent religious education at the Karl Franzens University in Graz, Austria, at the Augustinian Patristic Institute in Rome as well as in Augsburg (Habilitation) and at the (Orthodox) Theological Academy in St. Petersburg, Russia.

He is a member of many national and international academic associations and co-editor of three series.

His research centres on the one hand on Christian literature of the first centuries, especially Origen, the study of the Opus imperfectum in Matthaeum and the Corpus Dionysiacum, and also on the languages of the Christian Orient.

He was a course advisor (curator studiorum) for more than 13 years, and Dean of the Faculty of Theology from 2012 to 2015.