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.


Dr. Maria Kletečka-Pulker

Deputy Chairperson

Hon.-Prof. (FH) Univ.-Doz. Dr. Peter Lechner, MAS


Dr. Maria Kletečka-Pulker

Hon.-Prof. (FH) Univ.-Doz. Dr. Peter Lechner, MAS

Dr. Elisabeth Oberzaucher

Dr. Gabriele Radinger

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Giovanni Rubeis

Substitute Members

Dr. Gerhard Aigner

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Johann Götschl

Prim. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christoph Hörmann

Prof. Prim. Dr. Katharina Pils

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Birgit Sauer

Please contact the Ethics Commission for enquiries regarding their upcoming meetings and the required application documents. Applications must be submitted four weeks prior to the respective meeting. The currently valid application form (German/English) must be used. Full applications have to be submitted only electronically.  

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