A.o. Univ.-Prof. Dr.
The dissertation supervised by Gernot Gruber at the University of Vienna is entitled Boguslaw Schaeffer - Aspects of his Symphonic Work The habilitation thesis written in 2003 on Première and Deuxième Sonate by Pierre Boulez - Phenomena of Structuralist Thought led to her permanent appointment as a university lecturer at the Mozarteum University.
From winter semester 98/99 to winter semester 18/19 Barbara Dobretsberger was a lecturer in the Department of Conducting, Composition and Music Theory, since summer semester 19 she has been working in the Department of Musicology. Barbara Dobretsberger is intensively involved in teaching, including being the author of two textbooks on the formal theory of instrumental and vocal forms, and is active in various university committees, as a jury member, as an international reviewer and as a visiting professor in European, Asian and African countries.