Overall responsibility for all agendas relating to academic education;
Implementing teaching evaluations and publishing evaluation results;
Student admissions (including all further Rectorate agendas, in accordance with sections 60 to 71 of the Universities Act 2002);
Levying university fees at the legally determined level (including decisions and instruments, in accordance with section 92 of the Universities Act 2002, in budgetary cooperation with the Rector);
Granting scholarships (for social scholarships in association with the social fund), particularly for the promotion of significant academic achievement for students within the Alpen-Adria-Universität, in accordance with part D, section 12 of the Statute.
Doris Hattenberger, born in 1965, has been conducting research and teaching at the Department of Law at the University of Klagenfurt since 1992. Specialising in public law, she was initially employed as research assistant and progressed to assistant professor in 2001. She worked in the Constitutional Affairs department at the Office of the Carinthian Government in 2001 and 2002. She served the university in the role of Rector of Studies between 2013 and late 2016; she took over the duties as Vice-Rector for Education at the beginning of 2017. In May 2020, she was appointed for a further term of office by the university council. In addition to lecturing on the Business and Law, Applied Business Administration, Informatics and Media and Communications degree programmes at the university, she has also spent several years teaching at the International University Institute for European Studies in Gorizia (IT).