Functions

Friedrich Altenburg is Historian and communication scientist and joined the Department for Migration and Globalisation in 2011 as researcher and teacher, where his duties include the following:

  • Deputy Head of  Department
  • Coordination of teaching programme of the Department
  • Course Manager Migration- and Integration Management
  • Development of university courses and project management in the framework of international network projects

About the person

Friedrich Altenburg studied history, journalism and interpersonal communication at Salzburg University. After his studies he has been working for 20 years in the field of humanitarian relief and international development for the United Nations, Malteser International and Caritas. In addition, he was certified as communication trainer and online tutor.

The focus of his work at the university is on development and implementation of courses aiming at deepening and developing the knowledge and competences of practitioners and experts in the field of migration and integration.

Projects (Extract Research Database)

Running projects

CP and Circular and Return Migration

Duration: 01/02/2024–31/07/2026
Principle investigator for the project (University for Continuing Education Krems): Friedrich Altenburg
Funding: EU

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Förderung der langfristigen Integration von Arbeitskräften mit Migrations- bzw. Fluchthintergrund in die voestalpine Rail Technology GmbH

Duration: 15/08/2023–15/04/2024
Principle investigator for the project (University for Continuing Education Krems): Friedrich Altenburg
Funding: Unternehmen

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Development of a Master level programme: ‘International Law and Forced Migration Studies’

Duration: 01/01/2020–31/12/2022
Principle investigator for the project (University for Continuing Education Krems): Friedrich Altenburg
Funding: EU

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Completed projects

Online Course in Holistic approach on Integration of Migrants and Refugees

Duration: 11/07/2022–30/04/2023
Principle investigator for the project (University for Continuing Education Krems): Friedrich Altenburg
Funding: andere internationale Organisationen

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Joint Efforts of Police and Health Authorities in the EU Member States and Third Countries to Combat and Prevent Trafficking in Human Beings and Protect and Assist Victims of Trafficking

Duration: 01/04/2012–19/03/2014
Principle investigator for the project (University for Continuing Education Krems): Gudrun Biffl
Funding: EU
Program: EU

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Understanding&overcoming discrimination

Duration: 01/12/2011–30/11/2012
Principle investigator for the project (University for Continuing Education Krems): Gudrun Biffl
Funding: EU
Program: PROGRESS

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Publications (Extract Research Database)

Czaika M.; Rössl L.; Pfeffer T.; Altenburg F. (2019). Migration & Integration 8: Dialog zwischen Politik, Wissenschaft und Praxis. Edition Donau-Universität Krems, Krems

Altenburg, F. (2019). Long Way to go: Re integration Processes into post-conflict Bosnia. In: Altenburg, F.; Czaika, M.; Pfeffer, T.; Rössl, L., Migration & Integration 8: Dialog zwischen Politik, Wissenschaft und Praxis: 209-218, Edition Donau-Universität Krems, Krems

Altenburg, F. (2018). Römisch-Katholische Kirche. In: Fürlinger, E., Religionsgemeinschaften in Niederösterreich im Kontext von Migration und Globalisierung: 124-138, Edition Donau Universität Krems, Krems an der Donau

Altenburg, F.; Faustmann, A.; Pfeffer, T.; Skrivanek, I. (2017). Migration und Globalisierung in Zeiten des Umbruchs. Festschrift für Gudrun Biffl. Friedrich Altenburg, Anna Faustmann, Thomas Pfeffer, Isabella Skrivanek, Migration und Globalisierung in Zeiten des Umbruchs, edition Donau-Universität Krems, Krems

Altenburg, F.; Faustmann, A.; Pfeffer, T.; Skrivanek, I. (2017). Migration und Globalisierung in Zeiten des Umbruchs. Zur Einleitung. In: Altenburg, F.; Faustmann, A.; Pfeffer, T.; Skrivanek, I., Migration und Globalisierung in Zeiten des Umbruchs. Festschrift für Gudrun Biffl: 17-25, edition Donau-Universität Krems, Krems

Pfeffer, T.; Biffl, G.; Altenburg, F.; Skrivanek, I. (2015). Diversity and discrimination in labour recruitment practices in Austria. In: Covarrubias Venegas, Barbara / Fink, Gerhard / Mayrhofer, Wolfgang, Contemporary Approaches in Training & Education for Cross - Cultural Competence – potentials, challenges and its limits. Proceedings of the 14th IACCM (International association of cross-cultural competence and management) annual conference 2015, Vienna: 106-113, IACCM International association of cross-cultural competence and management, Vienna

Biffl, G.; Pfeffer, T.; Altenburg, F. (2013). Diskriminierung in Rekrutierungsprozessen verstehen und überwinden. Donau-Universität Krems, Department Migration und Globalisierung, Schriftenreihe Migration und Globalisierung, Edition Donau-Universität Krems, Krems

Biffl, G.; Altenburg, F. (Hg.) (2012). Migration and Health in Nowhereland - Access of Undocumented Migrants to Work and Health Care in Europe. omninum, Bad Vöslau

Altenburg, F. (2012). Health Services for Undocumented Migrants in Europe: An Overview. Biffl, G.; Altenburg, F., Migration and Health in Nowhereland - Access of Undocumented Migrants to Work and Health Care in Europe: 99-108, omninum, Bad Vöslau

Altenburg, F. (2012). Situation of Undocumented Migrants in Selected EU Member States. Biffl, G.; Altenburg, F., Migration and Health in Nowhereland - Access of Undocumented Migrants to Work and Health Care in Europe: 133-148, omninum, Bad Vöslau

Biffl, G.; Altenburg, F. (2012). The Voices of Undocumented Migrants. Biffl, G.; Altenburg, F., Migration and Health in Nowhereland - Access of Undocumented Migrants to Work and Health Care in Europe: 177-202, omninum, Bad Vöslau

Biffl, G.; Altenburg, F. (2012). Good Practice Examples of Health Care Provision for UDMs. Biffl, G.; Altenburg, F., Migration and Health in Nowhereland - Access of Undocumented Migrants to Work and Health Care in Europe: 149-176, omninum, Bad Vöslau

Lectures (Extract Research Database)

Migration Trends to Austria

Public Lecture; International Institute for Poulation Science, 18/10/2023

Migration zur Einführung

Europa-Tag 2022, 24/10/2022

Humanitarian Team Coordination (LV)

Universität Olomouc, Tschechische Republik, 22/11/2018

Migration, Integration und kulturelle Unterschiede

Bundesübung 2017, 26/05/2017

Religiöse Vorurteile und Integration

Dialogreihe Religion - Identität - Integration, 04/04/2017

Kulturunterschiede, Vorurteile und Stigmatisierung

Symposion Freiwillige in der Flüchtlingshilfe, 21/09/2016

Migrationstrends in Österreich

Probleme der Roma-Minderheit in Ungarn - mit Fokus auf die Migration, Workshop der Andrassy Universität Budapest, 01/06/2016

Access of Undocumented Migrants to Health Care

Hearing European Parliament, 31/01/2012

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