Overall responsibility for all research and development agendas, including the securing of good academic practice;
Creating the knowledge scoreboard;
Developing and operating a quality management system;
Implementing research evaluations and publishing evaluation results;
Undertaking all transactions relating to research matters, in particular the conclusion of international research cooperations, authorisation and interdictions of research projects, as well as the granting and withdrawal of project authorities, in accordance with sections 26 and 27 of the Universities Act 2002 (with the exception of transactions that are reserved for the head of an OU, in accordance with section 27(1), clauses 1-5 of the Universities Act 2002);
Communicating about the take up of service inventions.
Friederike Wall, born in 1964, studied Business Management at the University of Goettingen, gaining her doctorate at the university’s Department of Business Information Systems in 1991. In 1996 Friederike Wall earned her post-doctoral qualification to lecture in Business Management at Hamburg University, and subsequently accepted a position at Witten/Herdecke University, where she held the Dr. Werner Jackstaedt endowed chair for Business Management Studies, with particular emphasis on Controlling and Information Management. A professorial appointment to the AAU followed in April 2009, and she has headed the Department of Controlling and Strategic Management — part of the Institute for Business Management — since her arrival in Klagenfurt. Friederike Wall has been the AAU’s vice-rector for research since April 2010, and served additionally as acting rector during the period from April to October 2012.