Astrid Krickl

Teaching and Research Associate




Consultation hours: By appointment


Astrid Krickl has joined the Institute for Information Systems and New Media, Vienna University of Economics and Business, as a prae doc research and teaching associate in September 2020. She received a Bachelor degree in Business Informatics and a Master degree in Information System Management from the UAS Technikum in Vienna. Also she studied Technical Physics at the Technical University in Vienna for some semesters while she was working at the IT-SERVICES department in the Vienna University of Economics and Business. Her early research activities focused on project and process management. Currently she is enrolled in a doctoral program at the Vienna University of Economics and Business where she is shifting her research interests to misinformation, fake news, trust and social media.

Research Interests

  • Misinformation
  • Fact checking
  • Data science
  • Trust
  • Semantic Web


  • Data Processing 2: Scalable Data Processing, Legal & Ethical Foundations of Data Science