Jean-Robert Tyran

Area of Responsibility

In the area of research and international affairs, the Rector deputises for the Vice-Rector for Research and International Affairs, whereas it is the Vice-Rector for Educational Affairs in the area of doctoral studies.

The Vice-Rector for Research and International Affairs has the following responsibilities:

  • research matters (including third-party funding and the associated granting of authorisations according to section 27, para. 2 of the 2002 Universities Act)
  • institutional quality assurance; conclusions based on the results in coordination with the Rector and the responsible members of the Rectorate
  • career development of young academics (including exercising the Rectorate’s competency with regard to the habilitation procedure)
  • matters regarding doctoral programmes (as far as the Rectorate is responsible) including admission to doctoral degree programmes
  • knowledge and technology transfer
  • international relations
  • national cooperation in Austria (in consultation with the Rector)