Selma Kadi



PhD in Sociology, Teesside University (United Kingdom)


German (mother tongue), English


Phone: +43 1 319 45 05-24


concepts of ageing well, inequalities in access to longterm care, quality of longterm care, ageing and addiction, concepts of health, healthcare policy (ageing, reproductive medicine), technology and ageing (development, use), geroethics, ageing and social inequalities


Kadi, S., Rodrigues, R., Kahlert, R., Nigischer, S., Bauer, G. (2022) Does the family care best? Ideals of care in a familialistic care regime Journal of Social Policy Available online 30 March.

Ilinca, S., Simmons, C., Kadi, S., Leichsenring, K., Ondas, K. (2022) Attitudes, experiences and expectations on long-term care in Austria InCARE Factsheet No.1.

Van Aerschot, L., Kadi, S., Rodrigues, R., Filipovic Hrast, M. Hlebec, V., Aaltonen, M. (2022) Community-dwelling older adults and their informal carers call for more attention to psychosocial needs – Interview study on unmet care needs in three European countries Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics Available online 4 March 2022.

Rodrigues, R., Filipovic Hrast, M., Kadi, S., Cerar, M., Hlebec, V. (2022) Life course pathways into intergenerational caregiving The Journals of Gerontology Series B Published 05 February 2022.

Kadi, S., Filipovic Hrast, M., Rodrigues, R., Hlebec, V. & Kahlert, R. (2021) Having much, but not enough - Unmet care needs among community-dwelling older adults in Austria and Slovenia Policy Brief Vienna: European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research.

Kadi, S. & Ehni, H.-J. (2021). Alt und suchtkrank? Medizinethische Aspekte der Vernachlässigung von Substanzabhängigkeit im Alter [Old and addicted? Aspects of the neglect of substance addiction in later life from a medical ethics perspective]. Zeitschrift für medizinische Ethik 67(1), 87-101.

Ehni, H.-J., Schermer, M., Venkatapuram, S. & Kadi, S. (2018). Toward a global geroethics – Gerontology and the theory of the good human life Bioethics, 32(4), 261-268.

Beimborn, M., Kadi, S., Köberer N., Mühleck, M. & Spindler, M. (2016). Focusing on the human: Interdisciplinary reflections on ageing and technology. In: Dominguez-Rue, E. & Nierling, L. (Eds.), Age and technology. Perspectives from the social sciences, Science Studies. Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag.

Ammicht Quinn, R., Beimborn, M., Kadi, S., Köberer, N., Mühleck, M., Spindler, M. & Tulatz, K. (2015). Alter, Technik, Ethik. Ein Fragen- und Kriterienkatalog [Age, technology, ethics. A catalogue of questions and criteria]. Tübingen: Universität Tübingen – Internationales Zentrum für Ethik in den Wissenschaften (IZEW).