The Ethics Commission was established in accordance with § 30 UG 2002. Pursuant to Section IX § 2 of the Statutes of the University for Continuing Education Krems, the Ethics Commission prepares expert reports on specific research projects named in the Statutes. In addition, the Ethics Commission supports the Rectorate or the Senate in ethical matters upon request and prepares written statements in this regard.



The Ethics Commission consists of five members, at least one of whom must have a degree in law. One member is nominated by the Rectorate, the Senate and the heads of the faculties respectively, for a three-year term of office.


em. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Bernd-Christian Funk

Deputy Chairperson

Prim. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Peter Lechner, MAS


em. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Bernd-Christian Funk

Prim. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Peter Lechner, MAS

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Johann Götschl

HR Dr. Kurt Leitzenberger

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Birgit Sauer

Substitute Members

ao. Univ.-Prof. Priv.-Doz. Dr. med. univ. Andrea Grisold

Prim. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christoph Hörmann

Dr. Thomas Leoni, MA

Dr. Elisabeth Oberzaucher

Prof. Prim. Dr. Katharina Pils

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