All tasks: Section 23 para. 1 of University Act 2002, in German: Universitätsgesetzes 2002
My Slogan: Scaling the heights in a spirit of enthusiastic cooperation.
Rector Harald Kainz
Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Dr.h.c.mult.
Tel.: +43 316 873 6000
Fax: +43 316 873 106000
Please arrange an appointment with the Secretariat.
Harald Kainz was born in 1958. After completing his studies in civil engineering and engineering management in construction at Graz University of Technology, in 1982 he was employed at the Institute of Urban Water Management and Landscape Water Engineering. After gaining his doctorate in 1990, he took up assignments in managing positions in engineering offices in Austria and abroad, including eight years as managing director and on the executive board.
After ten years of experience in business he returned to Graz University of Technology and was appointed to the Chair of Urban Water Management and Landscape Water Engineering. In 2004 Harald Kainz was appointed Dean of the Faculty of Civil Engineering.
In 2007 he became Vice Rector of Infrastructure and Information and Communications Technology and has been Rector of Graz University of Technology since 2011.
Core hours of the Secretariat:
Monday to Thursday 8 am to 16 pm
Friday 8 to 12 am
Fax: +43 316 873 6009
Tel.: +43 316 873 6062
Phone: +43 316 873 6067
Phone: +43 316 873 6002
Pnone: +43 316 873 6001
Christine ROTHER (currently on maternity leave)
Tel.: +43 316 873 6006
Graz University of Technology
Graz, University of Technology, Institute for Urban Water Management and Landscape Water Engineering, Assistant
1991 - 1993
Munich, Regierungsbaumeister Schlegel GmbH, Project Engineer
1993 - 2000
Vienna, UTW, Environmental Engineering Vienna, General Manager
2000 - 2011
Graz, University of Technology, Institute for Urban Water Management and Landscape Water Engineering, Head of Institute
2004 - 2007
Dean, Faculty of Civil Engineering Science
Vice rector for Infrastructure and ICT, Graz University of Technology
October 2011 -
Rector of Graz University of Technology