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  ...

Erich Urbach

  • Born: 07-29-1893
  • Faculty: Faculty of Medicine
  • Category: expelled teacher

Erich URBACH (born on July 29th, 1893 in Prague, died on December 17th, 1946 in Philadelphia) was lecturer ('Dozent') for Haut- und Geschlechtskrankheiten at the Medical School of the University of Vienna.
He was persecuted in times of Nazism as a Jew lost his position and was thrown out of the university on April 22nd, 1938. He was able to emigrate to the USA.

Lit.: MERINSKY 1980, 271-272; UB MedUni Wien/van Swieten Blog



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