Code of Conduct of the Department of English at the Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt
We aim to educate all our students according to Humanistic principles, with emphasis on the values of mutual respect, acceptance and understanding, to become critical and active members of their communities and beyond.
The department expects all of its members, be they staff, students, or visitors, to exhibit conduct at all times in a manner that upholds the values and reputation of our institution.
Good conduct means but is not restricted to:
Recognising the diversity of the university community and not discriminating against others. Such differences include age, gender, sexual orientation, ethnic origin, nationality, culture, language, religious faith, illness, disability and more.
Being considerate of others so as to create a positive learning environment, free of discrimination or intimidation.
Developing an honest interest in and dedicated engagement with our field of studies and beyond, learning to work autonomously, honing collaboration skills, critical thinking, and self-reflection.
Seeking adviceand assistance on academic and other matters from sources such as fellow students, student tutors, or staff, when necessary.
Respecting opening hours and office hours.
Informing the relevant person of an imminent absence or delay for an activity you are expected to attend.
Caring for the university environment by:
• respecting buildings, spaces and facilities
• recycling and disposing of litter responsibly
• acting in an environmentally responsible way
Avoiding offensive behaviour, bullying, or harassment on the internet, including virtual learning environments (e.g. Moodle), social networking sites, blogs or other web resources.