Austrian Science Board
The Austrian Science Board is the main advisory body to the Federal Minister of Science and Research, who is responsible science and higher education, to parliament, and to the universities, in all university-related matters.
It advises both the Federal Minister and the universities, as well as advising the national parliament and the regional assemblies on matters concerning the universities and generally on specific questions of scientific policy and the arts.
Taking into consideration European and international developments, the Science Board observes and analyses the Austrian university system and as well as the related academic systems and prepares Recommendations for their further development.
The Austrian Science Board consists of twelve members from different spheres of society, in particular from the fields of science and the arts, but also from commerce and industry. The members, acknowledged experts on the grounds of their individual and their institutional experience, are from Austria or from abroad.
For more information please visit the website of the Austrian Science Board.