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Mag.iur Friedrich FAULHAMMER Rector, Danube University Krems


 He studied law in Vienna, and worked at the Department of history of law and at the Legal Department of University Directorate at the University of Vienna from 1985 until 1990. He has been working at the Austrian Ministry for Science and Research (BMWF) since 1990, and held diverse leadership functions in the Department for higher education since 1993. In 2001 Faulhammer was named head of the Unit for Universities of Applied Sciences. From 2003 until 2005 he held the position of Deputy Director General in the ambit of legal matters, and has since then been actively involved in the implementation of the University Act 2002. He held the position of Director General of Department for Higher Education at the BMWF from 2005 until July 2013. Since August 2013 Faulhammer holds the position of Rector of the Danube University Krems. 2017 and 2018 he was President of the DRC (Danube Rectors´Conference) and is currently Vice President of the DRC.


Verein für deutsches und internationales Wissenschaftsrecht, Münster
Kuratorium der Forum Morgen Privatstiftung, Krems


Author of various relevant literature for lecturing, teaching and publication purposes.


Großes Silbernes Ehrenzeichen für Verdienste um die Republik Österreich
Tiroler Adlerorden in Gold
Officier dans l'Ordre des Palmes Académiques, Frankreich