The Diplomatic Academy of Vienna as a Public Institution

The Diplomatic Academy of Vienna was separated from the Austrian Foreign Ministry in 1996 and has been an independent public institution ever since.

Organs of the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna

Director

The director is responsible for the economic, strategic and organizational leadership of the institution. The decisions of the director are subject to examination by the Board of Trustees.

Ambassador Dr. Hans Winkler has been the Director of the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna since April 2009.

CV: Ambassador Dr. Hans Winkler

Deputy Director

The deputy director supports the director with the organization of the postgraduate programmes and curricula as well as the strategic, economic and organizational leadership. In addition, the deputy director manages the following areas: Executive Programmes, scholarships and the Alumni Office.

Dr. Susanne Keppler-Schlesinger has been the Deputy Director of the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna since October 2016.

CV: Dr. Susanne Keppler-Schlesinger

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees appoints the director and the deputy director of the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna. Furthermore, it considers checks the decisions of the director.

Members

[This information is available in German only.]

Vorsitzender
Botschafter Dr. Michael Linhart
Generalsekretär für auswärtige Angelegenheiten

Stellvertretender Vorsitzender
N.N.

Mitglieder auf Vorschlag des HBK, BMF und BMWFW
Mag. Nicole Bayer
Bundeskanzleramt, Bereich I/B.2

Dr. Dietmar Schuster
BM für Finanzen, Kabinett des HBM

Sektionschefin Mag. Barbara Weitgruber
BM für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Wirtschaft

Mitglieder auf einvernehmlichen Vorschlag der Länder
OMR Mag. Patricia Sylvia BUKOVACZ, LL.M.
Amt der Wiener Landesregierung

Hofrat Dr. Peter Piffl-Percevic
Amt der Steiermärkischen Landesregierung

Mitglieder des BMEIA
Bot. Dr. Melitta Schubert
Leiterin der Abteilung VI.1

MR Mag. Christoph Jackwerth
Leiter  der Abt. VI.3

Bot. Dr. Helmut Tichy
Leiter der Gruppe I.A (Völkerrechtsbüro)

Weitere Mitglieder
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Heinz W. Engl
Rektor der Universität Wien

Dr. Walter Koren
Leiter der Abteilung Außenwirtschaft der WKÖ

Study Commission

The study commission advises the director on questions of the regarding the setup of curricula and the selection of the faculty members.

Members

[This information is available in German only.]

Prof. Dr. Werner Neudeck (Vorsitzender)

Prof. Dr. Markus Kornprobst
Prof. Dr. Gerhard Loibl
Univ. Prof. Dr. Hanspeter Neuhold
Prof. Dr. Thomas Row
Botschafter Dr. Helmut Tichy

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