Fassade MED CAMPUS Graz

The Senate is one of the highest governing bodies of the university along with the Rectorate and the University Council. Its responsibilities include enacting the statutes, approving curricula, cooperating on habilitation and appointment procedures and proposing three candidates for the election of a rector to the University Council. The Senate is composed of members of all groups of the university community (university professors, non-professorial teaching staff, general university staff and students).


The Senate has 18 members, whose terms last three years:


  • Alexander Rosenkranz, Chair
  • Andreas Wedrich, First Deputy Chair
  • Sandra Holasek, Second Deputy Chair
  • Karl Öttl, Secretary
  • Viktoria Ruhdorfer, Deputy Secretary


  • Akos Heinemann
  • Christa Lohrmann
  • Gerald Höfler
  • Andreas Wedrich
  • Andrea Berghold
  • Berthold Huppertz
  • Alexander Rosenkranz
  • Freyja-Maria Smolle-Jüttner
  • Norbert Jakse

Non-professorial teaching staff

  • Ariane Aigelsreiter
  • Sandra Holasek
  • Karl Öttl
  • Robert Zweiker

General university staff

  • Claudia Krainer


  • Laurin Erlacher
  • Lukas Jager
  • Jakob Jöbstl
  • Victoria Ruhdorfer

Office of the Senate

Beate Emminger 
T: +43 316 385 72037

Office of the Senate

Andrea Vallant 
T: +43 316 385 72041