Confidential counsellor for disabled people at the Leopold-Franzens-University of Innsbruck

The confidential counsellors for disabled people are elected worker representatives, who represent economic, social, cultural and health interests of eligible disabled at their workplace in agreement with the workers council.

They are described in the Equal Opportunities for People with Disabilities Act. They include the participation in the adaptation of workplaces for disabled and in questions concerning job matters, education and further education of disabled employees, consultation and support for disabled co-workers, seriously ill co-workers or those who had an accident, and mandate of representation in order to ensure compliance with the special regulations of the employment contract of disabled persons.

If more than 5 persons who are recognised as egilible disabled according to the Disabled Persons Employment Act are permanently employed in a firm they can elect a confidential counsellor for disabled people and deputy out of their group.


for non-scientific staff:

Dr. Elisabeth Rieder

Office for the Disabled - Leopold-Franzens-University
Innrain 52b – flat-roofed building behind the university – the university's Children's Office is also located in this building.
6020 Innsbruck

Office hours:

Mon  - Thu 09:00 to 16:00 
Fri 09:00  to 12:00

Please schedule an appointment!

Tel.: +43 (0) 512 - 507/8889
Mob: +43 (0)676 8725 8889 0                                                 


for scientific staff:

Dr. Adolf Sandbichler

Technikerstraße 25/6th floor, room 27
6020 Innsbruck
Institute of Zoology

Tel.: 0 512 - 507 - 6188                                                    


Arrow Right Information for disabled or chronically ill employees

Arrow Right Austrian Association for civil disabled people

Arrow Right Federal Ministry of Social Affairs

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