Short CV/Education and training

  • Studied classical archaeology and pre- and early history in Vienna, Austria; in Athens, Greece; and in Berlin, Germany

  • Magister Artium degree (MA) from the Freie Universität (FU) Berlin in classical archaeology and pre- and early history with top marks under the supervision of Prof. Bernhard Hänsel

  • Doctorate (summa cum laude) from FU Berlin in prehistoric archaeology (Dr. phil.). Dissertation title: Die spätbronzezeitliche handgemachte Keramik der Schichten 13 bis 1 der Toumba von Olynth (Agios Mamas). [The late Bronze Age handmade ceramics from layers 13 to 1 at the Toumba of Olynthus (Agios Mamas)] Comparative studies within Macedonia and neighbouring cultural regions; under the supervision of Prof. Bernhard Hänsel

Selected publications

  • Galik, A., Horejs, B. (2012): Çukuriçi Höyük - Different Aspects of its Earliest Settlement Phase. In: Krauß, R. (ed.): Beginnings. New Approaches in Researching the Appearing of the Neolithic between Northwestern Anatolia and the Carpathian Basin. Workshop held at Istanbul Department of the German Archaeological Institute, April 8th-9th 2009.

  • Horejs, B.: Metalworkers at the Çukuriçi Höyük? An Early Bronze Age Mould and a "Near Eastern weight" from Western Anatolia. In: Kienlin, T.L., Roberts, B. (eds.): Metals and Societies. Studies in honour of Barbara S. Ottaway. Universitätsforschungen zur Prähistorischen Archäologie 169, Bonn 2009. pp. 358-368.

  • Horejs, B.: Das Prähistorische Olynth. Ausgrabungen in der Toumba Agios Mamas 1994-1996. Die spätbronzezeitliche handgemachte Keramik der Schichten 13 bis 1. In: Prähistorische Archäologie in Südosteuropa PAS 21. Rahden, Westfalen 2007.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • European Research Council (ERC) project - Prehistoric Anatolia

  • Austrian Science Fund (FWF) - From Sedentism to Protourban Societies in Western Anatolia

  • Bean - Bridging the European and Anatolian Neolithic

  • Kakovatos

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Director of the Institute for Oriental and European Archeology (OREA)

  • Corresponding Member of the Division of Humanities and the Social Sciences of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

  • Corresponding Member of the German Archaeological Institute (DAI)

  • Honorary professorship at the University of Tübingen in the field of Prehistory and Protohistory

  • Director of the Young Academy of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW)

  • Member of the steering committee of the Austrian Archeological Institute (ÖAI)

Additional qualifications

  • Participated in and led archaeological projects in different countries

  • Participant in various international scientific networks


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