of OR Lektor Privatdozent
Mag.rer.nat. Dipl.Ing. DDr. Peter Stadler
was born on 21.st October
1953 in Mödling. After 4 classes elementary school I visited the scientific
High School in Mödling, Franz Keim lane 3 and passed there the maturity
examination with honour on 8th
the winter semester 1972/73 I began the study of technical chemistry at the
faculty for natural sciences of the technical university in Vienna. With the second diploma examination I
finished the study one term faster than provided at 14.th March 1977. From 15.th
March 1977 I was active as Dissertant at the Institut of Biochemical Technology
and Microbiology of the Technical University in Vienna.
At the same time I began the study of the Pre- and Protohistory as well as the
teaching profession for chemistry, mathematics and physics.
doctorate study of technical chemistry I finished at 27.th June 1980
with the graduation to the doctor of technical chemistry.
the teaching profession study to 2.2.1983 with the Sponsion.
15.3.1982 to 31.8.1984 I was employed as teacher for chemistry, mathematics and
physics at the BG and BRG Mödling, Keimgasse as well as Mödling Untere
Bachgasse and at the HBLA Biedermannsdorf.
1.9.1984 I am employed in the Museum
of Natural History, Department
of Prehistory, with the emphasis on EDP and mathematics in the Pre- and Protohistory,
as well as preparation chemistry. 1990 I was pragmatized and appointed as Rat,
1994 as Oberrat.
My thesis in the domain Pre- and Protohistory with the
topic "The Seriation of Avar belt sets" was judged by Professor
Friesinger and Professor Vynek. At 24.6.1986 I finished this study with a
graduation sub auspiciis Praesidentis rei publicae.
summer semester 1986 I hold for the two courses of studies Pre- and Protohistory
lectureship with the title "Introduction to the quantitative methods in
the archaeology" at the University
of Vienna. Starting from
1992 I regarded also an "introduction to the EDP for archaeologists. In
the SS term 1995/1996 I was entrusted with an "introduction to the
quantitative methods in the archaeology" for the students of classical
archaeology in Innsbruck.
From these lectureships already several scientific work of students came out,
among them some theses (diploma and dissertations), which I care for. In
addition I cared for the quantitative evaluations of several theses in the Egyptology
with Prof. Bietak. In the winter semester 1998/99 I was entrusted with the
"introduction to the Internet use for archaeologists at the University of Vienna”.
Eastern Europe I held several seminars, thus in Ljubljana and Kraków, over the quantitative methods
in the archaeology. 1991 and 1992 I was a guest professor for at the archaeological
Institut of the University of I˛ewsk,
There I gave lecture and a practical exercise for the use of computers in the
1989 I lead the excavations of the Department of Prehistory in Brunn am Gebirge,
Flur Wolfholz and could organize fund raising so far altogether of about 800.000
In November 2004 my Habilitation with the topic "Quantitative
studies for the archaeology of Avars I" at the University of Vienna
was accepted unanimously by the commission and I received the Venia as
Privatdozent for (the whole field of) Pre- and Protohistory (without any
restrictions). This book appeared in August 2005 printed as Volume 60 of “Mitteilungen der Prähistorischen Kommission”
of the Austrian Academy of Sciences.