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Higher Education and Programme Development

In addition to the day-to-day provision of supporting the Vice Rector for Academic Affairs, the service department Higher Education and Programme Development is also responsible for the strategic development of higher education of regular study programmes, which plays a key role in all matters relevant to academic affairs. The Higher Education and Programme Development service department is responsible for the following tasks:

  • A one-stop shop for all topics related to teaching and learning
  • Assisting the Vice Rector for Academic Affairs
  • Provision of study law expertise
  • Organisation of dialogue formats and events in the field of teaching and learning
  • Lecturing activities on further education in the field of academic affairs
  • Handling of and contributing to projects on development of higher education
  • Assistance in programme planning, course administration and teaching assignment as well as teaching record
  • Support in quality assurance and development of academic affairs
  • Support of planning and reporting
Higher Education and Programme Development team photo

Contact

Higher Education and Programme Development
Lessingstraße 32/II
8010 Graz
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Phone: +43 316 873 8550
vr-lehrenoSpam@tugraz.at

Team
Opening hours: by prior arrangement

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Team

Andrea Bernhard

Andrea BERNHARD
Mag. Dr.
Phone: +43 316 873 8550
andrea.bernhardnoSpam@tugraz.at

Areas of responsibility

  • Head of Higher Education and Programme Development
  • Support in quality assurance and development of academic affairs
  • Handling of and contributing to projects in development of higher education
  • Participant in various committees and working groups (e.g. Sustainability Advisory Board, Gender & Diversity working group, Task Force Doctorate, specialist working group Strategic Development of Study Programmes, working group Guided Start)
  • Assisting the Vice Rector for Academic Affairs
Christoph de Marinis.

Christoph DE MARINIS
MA BA
Phone: +43 316 873 8551
c.demarinisnoSpam@tugraz.at

Areas of responsibility

  • Quality assurance and development in the area of teaching and studies (student focus groups, regular student surveys, workload surveys)
  • Assistance in programme planning, course administration and teaching assignment as well as teaching record
  • Higher Education and Programme Development projects, in particular measures to increase the exam activity and studyability (offers for the end-of-study phase, learning groups, student mentoring)
  • Lecturing activities on further education in the field of academic affairs (Supervising scientific work: didactics of writing and plagiarism prevention; Developing and refining curricula: legal and organisational basics)
  • Assisting the Vice Rector for Academic Affairs including planning and reporting
Hanna Geisswinkler

Hanna GEISSWINKLER
Dipl.-Ing.
Phone: +43 316 873 8555
hanna.geisswinklernoSpam@tugraz.at

Areas of responsibility

  • Implementation of measures to improve the visibility of higher education (e.g. dialogue formats and events)
  • Lecturing activities on further education in the field of academic affairs
  • Support in quality assurance and development of academic affairs (e.g. booklet for )
  • Contributing to projects in development of higher education (e.g. learning analytics)
  • Participation and member of the Task Force Teaching and Learning Worlds
  • Assisting the Vice Rector for Academic Affairs
Elisabeth Grün

Elisabeth GRÜN
Mag.
Phone: +43 316 873 8552
elisabeth.gruennoSpam@tugraz.at

Areas of responsibility

  • Provision of study law expertise
  • Handling of and contributing to projects in development of higher education (e.g. Booklet Academic Affairs)
  • Support in quality assurance and development of academic affairs (e.g. Manual on Academic Affairs)
  • Lecturing activities on further education in the field of academic affairs (e.g. Teaching at TU Graz, Digitisation in teaching: how technology can enrich your teaching; Supervising scientific work: didactics of writing and plagiarism prevention; Developing and enhancing curricula: legal and organisational basics; Digital examinations: legal, didactical, practical)
  • Participant in or member of various committees and working groups (e.g., subject working group study law, subject working group virtual teaching, subject working group plagiarism, working group study law in the field of teacher training, working group of the Austrian Agency for Research Integrity for anti-plagiarism and prevention)
  • Assisting the Vice Rector for Academic Affairs
Timotheus Hell

Timotheus HELL
Dipl.-Ing. BSc
Phone: +43 316 873 8547
hellnoSpam@tugraz.at

Areas of responsibility

  • Support in quality assurance and development of academic affairs (e.g. Evaluation of Courses, Student Focus Groups)
  • Provision of study law expertise
  • Assistance in programme planning, course administration and teaching assignment as well as teaching record (e.g. interface between Vice Rectorate of Academic Affairs and TUGRAZonline)
  • Handling of and contributing to projects in development of higher education  (e.g. Certificate for Key Competences, Study Law 1x1, )
  • Participant in or member of various committees and working groups (e.g. Gender & Diversity working group, specialist working group Strategic Development of Study Programmes, working group Guided Start)
  • Assisting the Vice Rector for Academic Affairs
Cäcilia Klammer

Cäcilia KLAMMER
Mag.iur.
Phone: +43 316 873 8557
caecilia.klammernoSpam@tugraz.at

Areas of responsibility

  • Provision of study law expertise and advice on questions relating to study law
  • Quality assurance and development of academic affairs
  • Implementation of measures to improve the visibility of higher education (e.g. dialogue formats and events)
  • Handling of and contributing to projects in development of higher education
  • Lecturing activities on further education in the field of academic affairs
  • Assisting the Vice Rector for Academic Affairs including planning and reporting
Bianca Violetta Klaura

Bianca KLAURA
Mag.rer.soc.oec. Bakk.rer.soc.oec.
Phone: +43 316 873 8554
bianca.klauranoSpam@tugraz.at

Areas of Responsibility

  • Researching content and preparing information, preparing meetings for the service department Higher Education and Programme Development as well as for the Vice Rector for Academic Affairs
  • Implementation of measures to improve the visibility of higher education (e.g. dialogue formats and events)
  • Project management
  • Ongoing document management and revision/development of the existing systems
  • Assisting the Vice Rector for Academic Affairs
Hannes Müller

Hannes MÜLLER
MA BA
Phone: +43 316 873 8553
hannes.muellernoSpam@tugraz.at

Areas of responsibility

  • Implementation of measures to improve the visibility of higher education (e.g. dialogue formats and events)
  • Support in quality assurance and development of academic affairs (e.g. student focus groups, periodic student surveys)
  • Handling of and contributing to projects in development of higher education (e.g. Guided Start)
  • Assistance in planning and reporting
  • Assisting the Vice Rector for Academic Affairs including planning and reporting
Peter-Philipp Pranter

Peter-Philipp PRANTER
Phone: +43 316 873 8553
pranternoSpam@tugraz.at

Areas of responsibility

  • Administration of the central examination calendar
  • Assisting the Vice Rector for Academic Affairs
Katharina Salicites

Katharina SALICITES
Mag.
Phone: +43 316 873 8548
katharina.salicitesnoSpam@tugraz.at

Areas of responsibility

  • Handling of and contributing to projects in development of higher education (e.g. Guided Start, Student Mentoring)
  • Implementation of measures to improve the visibility of higher education (e.g. dialogue formats and events)
  • Participant in or member of various committees and working groups (e.g. working group Guided Start, Sustainability Advisory Board)
  • Assistance in planning and reporting as well as project management (including budget planning and execution)
  • Assisting the Vice Rector for Academic Affairs