Following the advent of the National Socialist regime in the year 1938, more than 2,700 mostly Jewish affiliates of the University of Vienna were dismissed and subsequently driven away and/or murdered - lecturers, students and administration employees. Furthermore, over 200 people were stripped of their academic titles.
In 2008, 70 years after the so-called "Anschluss" [annexation] and the pogroms of what came to be cynically called the "Kristallnacht" [Crystal Night], the University of Vienna commemorates this injustice and  ...


Paul Huber

  • Born: 05-25-1901
  • Faculty: Faculty of Medicine
  • Category: expelled teacher

Paul HUBER (born on May 25th, 1901 in Hall in Tyrol/Austro-Hungaria, died on December 30th, 1975 in Innsbruck, Tyrol/Austria) was lecturer ('Dozent') for surgery at the Medical School of the University of Vienna.

He was persecuted in times of Nazism because of his political orientation lost his "venia legendi" in 1940, but was allowed to continue working at the university. In 1942 he even became "Dozent neuer Ordnung".

more detailled biography only in >>> German 


Lit.: Archive of the University of Vienna, MED PA 221; Federal Archives Berlin, registry physicians ("Reichsaerzteregister"); Austrian State Archive/Archive of the Republic/PA Huber; MÜHLBERGER 1993, 24; CZEIKE 1992-1997 [2004]; Michael Hubenstorf, Medizinische Fakultät 1938–1945, in: Gernot Heiß u.a. (Hg.), Willfährige Wissenschaft. Die Universität Wien 1938 bis 1945, Vienna 1989, 233; UB MedUni Wien/van Swieten Blog.

Herbert Posch

zuletzt aktualisiert am 12.01.2021

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