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 in Villach, Austria, studied Law at the University of Vienna, before also gaining her PhD there in 1991. Since 1992, she has been conducting research and teaching at the Department of Law at AAU, specialising in public law. She worked in the Constitutional Affairs department at the Office of the Carinthian Government in 2001 and 2002.
Her main research areas lie in the field of public law, including its references to union law, with a particular focus on public commercial law, environmental law and privacy law.
Doris Hattenberger has extensive teaching experience in a wide range of subject areas. In addition to lecturing on the Business and Law, Applied Business Administration, Informatics and Journalism degree programmes at AAU, she has also spent several years teaching at the International University Institute for European Studies in Gorizia in Italy.
Between February and June 2013, Doris Hattenberger held the position of Deputy Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs before then assuming the role of Rector of Studies at Alpen-Adria-Universität between July 2013 and October 2016.
She is now due to become the Vice-Rector for Education at the Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt on 1 January 2017.