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Thank you very much for your commitment!

Numerous people have worked on the implementation of the university anniversary. Our thanks go to the members of the anniversary committees mentioned below, but also to many other committed university members who have contributed to the discussions and to our "think tanks", who are planning and implementing the anniversary projects, as well as to our colleagues from the city of Innsbruck, the state of Tyrol, other authorities and numerous partners outside the university who are participating in the university anniversary programme.

University Anniversary Steering Group

The university's internal steering committee advised the university management on decisions concerning the university anniversary. On the basis of preliminary discussions and the preparatory work by the administration, recommendations were drawn up for the objectives and orientation of the anniversary as well as for the programme design and marketing measures. [more]


  • Rector Tilmann MÄRK
  • Vice Rector Bernhard FÜGENSCHUH
  • Vice Rector Wolfgang MEIXNER
  • Chairman of the Senate Ivo HAJNAL
  • Uwe STEGER (Head of the Public Relations Office)
  • Sara MATT-LEUBNER (Head of the Transfer Office Science - Economy - Society)
  • Thomas BAUMGARTNER (Assistant to the Rector)
  • Bernadette ABENTUNG (Anniversary Office)
  • Julia EGG (Anniversary Office)
  • Isolde ERRICHER-KÖNIG (Anniversary Office)
  • Veronika SCHAFFER (Anniversary Office)

From left to right: Tilmann Märk, Ivo Hajnal, Wolfgang Meixner, Uwe Steger, Sara Matt-Leubner, Rita Hebenstreit, Bernhard Fügenschuh, with the staff of the Anniversary Office (front row): Veronika Schaffer und Bernadette Abentung

Former members:

  • in the conception phase 2016 also Mag. Sabina Kasslatter Mur (honorary senator and coordinator of the support circle, not on the picture)
  • Rita Hebenstreit (former Coordinator University Anniversary)

Jubilee Advisory Board

The university's internal advisory board discussed the objectives and measures proposed by the steering group and contributed its own ideas. Its members were mediators between internal actors and project management. [more]

Representatives of the University Council:

  • Mag. Luise MÜLLER
  • Dr. Karin TREICHL

Representatives of the Senate:

  • Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ivo HAJNAL
  • Ass.-Prof. Dr. Walter-Michael GRÖMMER

Representatives of the deans:

  • Univ.-Prof. Dr. Matthias BANK

Representatives of the Deans of Studies:

  • Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Paul ILLMER

Representative of the works council scientific staff:

  • OR Mag. Christoph BEDENBECKER

Works council representative general staff:

  • Erwin VONES

Representative of the Equal Treatment Working Group:

  • HR Mag. Dr. Sabine ENGEL

Representative of the International Services:

  • Dr. Barbara TASSER

Representatives of the Austrian Student Union:

  • Johanna BEER

Representatives of the main research areas:

  • Dipl.-Phys. Dr. Hanns-Christoph NÄGERL (Physics)
  • Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Stefan MAYR (Mountain Regions)
  • Univ.-Prof. Dr. Timo HEIMERDINGER, MA (Cultural Encounters - Cultural Conflicts)
  • Mag. Dr. Alexander OSTERMANN (Scientific Computing)
  • Univ.-Prof. Dr. Jörg SRIESSNIG (Molecular Biosciences)

Anniversary commissioners of the faculties:

  • Ingomar HAFELE (Faculty of Architecture)
  • ao. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Michael HABERSAM (Faculty of Business and Management)
  • Univ.-Prof. Dr. Lisa PFAHL (Faculty of Educational Sciences)
  • Univ.-Doz. Dr. Heribert INSAM (Faculty of Biology)
  • Univ.-Prof. Dr. Daniela SCHUSTER (Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy)
  • Monika KÖSSLER (Faculty of Geo- and Atmospheric Sciences)
  • Sever DILIM, BEd (Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics)
  • Mag. Daniela HOLZER (Faculty of Psychology and Sport Science)
  • Dr. Berhard NATTER (Faculty of Social and Political Sciences)
  • Mag. Eva Maria SCHMITZBERGER (Faculty of Engineering Sciences)
  • Tobias HALLER, MSc (Faculty of Economics and Statistics)
  • assoz. Prof. Dr. Bruno NIEDERBACHER (Faculty of Catholic Theology)
  • Ass.-Prof. Dr. Heike ORTNER (Faculty of Language, Literature and Culture)
  • Univ.-Prof. Dr. Monika FINK (Faculty of Philosophy and History)
  • Univ.-Prof. Dr. Martin SCHENNACH (Faculty of Law)
  • Assoz.Prof. Dr. Suzanne KAPELARI (Faculty of Teacher Education)

Former members:

  • Dr. Doris Mangott
  • Mag. Waltraud Totschnig
Jubilee Advisory Board
Group picture of the advisory board meeting of 10 May 2017

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