Honorary Members

Honorary Senators, Honorary Professors, Holders of the Ring of Honour

Honorary Senators


  • Dr. Walter Hatak (Chief Executive OMV AG)
  • Siegfried Ludwig (former Provincial Governor of Lower Austria) (†)



  • Dr. Franz Gerstenbrand (former head of the neurology university clinic Innsbruck; founding president of the European Federation of Neurological Societies)
  • Johannes Lahofer (deputy department chairman of the Austrian Chamber of Commerce’s federal and provincial departments for trade, crafts and services, and Federal Guild Master for the construction sector)
  • Norbert Weber (Managing Director, Fresenius Medical Care Deutschland Ges.m.b.H.)



  • Dr. Manfred Straube (Head of the Institute of Company and Commercial Law, University of Vienna)
  • Dr. Emanuele Gatti (Chairman of Fresenius Medical Care for the regions Europe, Latin America, Near East and Africa, and strategic development)



  • Hans-Werner Frömmel (Federal Guild Master for the building sector)

Honorary Professors


  • Dr. Peter Gausmann (Managing Director of the Society for Risk Consulting)
  • Daniele Marcelli (Vice President EMEALA Medical Board at Fresenius Medical Care)



  • Dr. med. Hartmut Ehrlich (Baxter Innovations GmbH, Vienna)
  • Dr. Armin J. Kammel, LL.M. (Association of Austrian Investment Companies, Vienna)
  • William Kilgallon, BSc PhD MBA (Berkshire)
  • Dr. phil. Michael M. Märtens (University of Applied Sciences, Frankfurt/Main)
  • PD Dr. med. Hans-Jörg Meisel (Clinics Confraternity Bergmannstrost, Halle/Saale)
  • Dr. Brigitte Schigl, MSc (psychotherapist, clinical and health psychologist, Vienna/Krems)
  • Dr. Christian Haid (Head of the biomechanical laboratory at the University Clinic for Orthopedics in Innsbruck)
  • Dr. Christian Tschauner (Head of the Department of Orthopaedics, Stolzalpe Hospital)
  • Dr. Walter Michael Strobl, MBA (Head of the paediatric and adolescent orthopaedics clinic and neuro-orthopaedics at Rummelsberg Hospital)
  • Othmar Karas, M.B.L. (Vice President of the European Parliament)



  • Dr. Gunther Hauser (Institute of Strategy and Security Policy, National Defence Academy, Vienna)
  • Dr. Gunther Hauser (Institute of Strategy and Security Policy, National Defence Academy, Vienna)
  • Dr. Karl Piswanger (Dr. Pendl & Dr. Piswanger Gesellschaft m.b.H., Vienna)
  • Michael P. Schermann (BATCON - Business and Technology Consulting GmbH, Rotenturm)
  • Dr. Dieter Thomaschewski (College Ludwigshafen on Rhine, Ludwigshafen)
  • Rolf von Rössing (Forfa AG Holding, Berg / Canton Thurgau)
  • Dr. Dieter Bogner (Bogner Cultural Consulting)
  • Dr. Margarete Czerny (Department of Migration and Globalization, Danube University Krems)
  • Dr. Gerhard Führer (Peridomus Institute Dr. Führer)
  • Dr. Christoph Gleiter (CenTrial GmbH)
  • Dr. Manfred Weissinger (General Hospital Gmünd, Waidhofen/Thaya and Zwettl)



  • Dr. med. Moo-Sik LEE, PhD (Dean of Graduate School of Public Health and Welfare, Head of Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, College of Medicine, Konyang University, South Korea)
  • Asst.-Prof. Byoung-Kwon LEE, PhD (Chairman of Department of Physical Therapy, College of Medical Science, Konyang University, South Korea)
  • Dr. Karl Wagner (executive partner, procon Unternehmensberatung GmbH, Vienna)

Honorary Members


  • Dr. techn. Ingela Bruner-Newton (Vienna) (†)
  • Dr. Dieter Falkenhagen (former head of the Department of Health Sciences and Biomedicine at Danube University Krems) (†)
  • Dr. Robert Fischer (Institute of dental medicine and dental technology, Danube Private University, Krems)
  • Dr. Rudolf Slavicek (A.E.R.S. Dental Medicine Organisations GmbH, Vienna)



  • Dr. iur. Maria-Margarethe Berger (European Union Court of Justice, Luxemburg)
  • Dr. Anton Leitner, MSc (Department of Psychotherapy and Biopsychosocial Health, Danube University Krems)


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