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Governing Bodies


The competences and duties of the Directors are set out in the rules of procedure. The managing directors act as the joint representatives of the company and are authorised to make legally binding statements. The company’s central planning, administrative, controlling, and IT functions are directly assigned to the Management.

Managing Directors:

Supervisory Board

In May 2002 a Supervisory Board was established, which discharges its duties pursuant to the law on limited liability companies, the stipulations of the shareholders’ agreement, and shareholder resolutions. The Supervisory Board presently consists of the following members.


  • Mag. Dr. Markus Tomaschitz, MBA

Deputy Chairperson:

  • Mag. Friedrich Möstl

Other Members:

  • Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Elke Gruber
  • Klaus Hatzl, MA
  • Mag. Gernot Pagger
  • Mag. Daniela Schachner-Blazizek, MPA
  • Mag. Brigitte Schafarik
  • Mag. Gerlinde Siml
  • Mag. Sara Tunner

Staff Representatives:

  • Brigitte Loder-Fink, MSc
  • DI Takashi Linzbichler
  • FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Peter Salhofer
  • FH-Prof. Mag. Dr. Kaja Unger
  • Mag Eva Zischka

Heads of Degree Programmes

The Head of Degree Programme is responsible for the educational activities within his or her degree programme – both in terms of scientific and didactic quality and economic effectiveness. The Head of Degree Programme decides on requests submitted by applicants and students. He or she reports directly to the Management and is supported by the central departments of the company in all legal, administrative, and personnel-related issues as well as matters relating to procurement, construction, and financing.

Board of FH JOANNEUM, University of Applied Sciences

Board of FH JOANNEUM, University of Applied Sciences, established pursuant to Sec. 10 (2) of the Universities of Applied Sciences Act (FHG) includes the Head of the Board, his/her Deputy, representatives from the heads of degree programmes, representatives from the teaching and research staff and student representatives.

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