The Academic Board of the University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt meets monthly in order to perform its duties.

Fachhochschule Wiener Neustadt GmbH
Academic Board of the University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt
Johannes-Gutenberg-Straße 3
A-2700 Wiener Neustadt, Austria

Tel.: +43/2622/89 084 246
kollegium@fhwn.ac.at

Members

The Academic Board of the University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt consists of one director, one deputy director, six course directors, six representatives of the teaching and research staff and four student representatives.

Director

DI Christian Dusek

Head of Programme

Prof. (FH) Wolfgang Haindl
DI Birgit Herbinger
Priv.-Doz. Dr. Alfred Nimmerichter
Dr. Thomas Pekar
Dr. Ireen Winter
Dr. Markus Zeilinger, BSc., MSc.

Teaching and research staff

Prof. (FH) Uni.-Doz. DI Dr. Peter Fotiu
Mag. Dr. Georg Gappmayer
Martina Maier, MSc
Mag. Ulrike Schmid
Univ.-Doz. Dr. Ralph Sichler
Prof. (FH) DI Dr. Robert Trausmuth, MSc.

Students (appointed by the FHWN Students’ Union in accordance with Section 32, paragraph 1 of HSG - the Austrian Students and Students Union Law)

Fabian Lampel
Nina Neuherz, BA
Pedram Shikhzadeh, BA
Sonja Trimmel, BSc

Duties

The Academic Board of the University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt has been given the following ongoing duties in accordance with Section 10 of the FHStG (the Universities of Applied Sciences Studies Law):

Decision-making duties

  • Awarding and revocation of academic degrees
  • Establishment and discontinuation of study and training courses
  • Budget proposal to the course-providing body
  • Issuing examination regulations
  • Recognition of foreign academic degrees
  • Decisions on complaints against Heads of Programme
  • Changes to programmes
  • Awarding of academic honours

Co-ordinating duties

  • Content co-ordination for the entire teaching and research operation
  • Proposals for the recruitment and dismissal of teaching and research staff
  • Evaluation of the entire teaching operation and study plans
  • Ensuring equality between women and men

Holding elections

  • Election of the director of the Academic Board of the University of Applied Sciences
  • Election of the deputy director of the Academic Board of the University of Applied Sciences

Director

The director of the Academic Board of the University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt represents the Academic Board in the university management and is also responsible for performing the following duties:

  • Representation of the Academic Board to the outside world
  • Appointment of teaching positions
  • Execution of the Academic Board’s decisions

Committees

The Academic Board of the University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt has established the following committees:

Their central duty is to advise on and prepare for decisions in in respect to organisational efficiency.

Within these committees, working groups on specific topics may be set up on an ongoing basis to act in an advisory and co-ordinating capacity.