Ass.-Prof. Mag. Marko KÖLBL, PhD
(Director and Assistant Professor)


Marko Kölbl is Assistant Professor and head of the Department of Folk Music Research and Ethnomusicology at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna. He holds a PhD in Ethnomusicology and is specialized in music and dance of minorities and migrant communities with a focus on intersectional, queer-feminist and postcolonial perspectives. Areas of interest are death and mourning, voice, dance, and gender; ongoing field research with the Croatian minority in Burgenland, migrant communities in Vienna, specifically Afghans, as well as Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Iran. His teaching covers academic and artistic courses. Marko Kölbl serves as chair of the ICTMD Study Group of Music, Gender and Sexuality ( He is deputy chair of his university’s equal opportunity working group ( and part of the isaScience leading team (

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