The Works Council for General University Personnel and the Works Council for Research Personnel represent the interests of staff at the university and offer a wide range of different services. If you have any queries about Austrian public services law, salary law or social security law, your works council will be happy to help.
The Staff Portal is the name of the university staff intranet and contains up-to-date information about internal news, dates, processes and procedures.
Training and Basislehrgang (Introduction to the University of Klagenfurt)
Would you like to attend a training course? Each semester, Personnel Development runs a comprehensive range of training courses. The courses currently available can be found on the Internal training programme page.
Each year, new administrative and technical staff can attend a comprehensive Basislehrgang (Introduction to the University of Klagenfurt). This course gives staff an insight into each of the university’s administrative processes so that they are able to get to grips with the university’s organisational structure as quickly as possible.
The Equalities Working Group (akGLEICH) offers advice and support on issues relating to discrimination based on gender, ethnicity, religion, age or sexual orientation at the university. akGLEICH can also answer queries concerning the advancement of women.
Family Services is a facility run by AAU that offers childcare services and provides information and advice to staff and students on how to balance work, study and family responsibilities. Family Services aims to inform, advise and communicate. It also offers advice on caring for relatives.
The Integriert Studieren (Integrated Study) service centre offers advice and a comprehensive range of services to those with a disability or chronic illness. Services provided by the Integriert Studieren service centre are available to staff and students alike.
The University of Klagenfurt takes workplace health very seriously. The university is a member of the “Health-Promoting Universities in Austria” (Gesundheitsfördernde Hochschulen in Österreich) network, and the university cafeterias serve a range of healthy meal options. The University of Klagenfurt also provides staff with 30 minutes of time credit per week so that they can take part in sport or fitness activities. If you have any questions about health management at the university, please contact the Health Management, Occupational Health and Safety & Accessibility unit.
A sustainable university
The University of Klagenfurt is a member of the Alliance of Sustainable Universities in Austria. All of the institution’s administrative, research and teaching activities are therefore conducted in accordance with guidelines on resource and environmental management. The University of Klagenfurt is currently working towards obtaining EMAS III certification. Information about environmental management at the University of Klagenfurt can be found in the Staff Portal.
Young researchers at the University of Klagenfurt
The University of Klagenfurt aims to create an environment that young researchers will find beneficial and conducive to their research. If you are a young researcher, you can find further information about the support available to you on the Career progression for young researchers page.
Interested in working at the University of Klagenfurt?
You can find further details about all of our current academic and administrative vacancies on our Jobs page.
The Welcome Service will be happy to provide you with all the knowledge you might find helpful when navigating your way around campus and for life in the university city of Klagenfurt.
The University Sports Institute (USI) is located on campus and has an extensive range of sports on offer. University management promotes staff fitness by giving staff 30 minutes of time credit to do sport during their work day (once a week). Please note that time taken for sport must be recorded in the university’s time registration system.
Monday to Thursday: 08:00–16:30
Closed on weekends and public holidays
Telephone hotline: +43 (0)463 2700 9666
Email: Hotline [at] aau.at