Birgit Hernády has been head of the International Relations Office since 2013. She studied English and combined studies Languages, Business and Law in Graz and Oxford. After graduation in 1994 she completed postgraduate programmes in German as a Foreign language and international business. Before starting her career at FH JOANNEUM in 2003, she worked at LOGO jugendmanagement (EU Info&Service). Birgit Hernády has extensive experience in teaching German as a Foreign Language in Austria and abroad, and is assessor of the Austrian German Language Diploma (ÖSD).