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The UMIT TIROL GmbH as legal entity of the Tyrolean private university UMIT TIROL

The legal entity of the Tyrolean private university UMIT TIROL is "UMIT - Private University For Health Sciences and Health Technology (short UMIT TIROL GmbH), which is 90% owned by the state of Tyrol and 10% by the Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck (LFUI).

The organs of this company are the general assembly, the supervisory board and two managing directors, who also act as rector and vice-rector of the University UMIT TIROL.

  • State councillor MMag. Dr. Cornelia Hagele, Tyrolean Regional Government
  • Univ.-Prof. Dr. Veronika Sexl, Rektor at the Leopold-Franzens-University Innsbruck

Chair:

Ao. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Erich Pummerer (delegated per resolution from 23. März 2022)

Deputy Chair:
HR Mag. Rainer Seyrling, representative of the Federal State of Tyrol (delegated per resolution from 15.01.2019)

Further Members:

  • N.N.
  • Univ.-Prof. Dr. Bernhard Fügenschuh, Vice-Rector for Student Affairs and Teaching at the Leopold-Franzens-University Innsbruck (delegated per resolution from 16. Februar 2016)
  • Ass.-Prof. DI Dr. Werner Hackl, Betriebsrat (delegated per resolution from 26. Februar 2016)
  • Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Fritz Hanser, employee representative of the UMIT GmbH

The business of UMIT GmbH is managed by two managing directors, who also form the rectorate of the Tyrolean private university UMIT TIROL.

Managing Director

Prof. Dr. Sandra Ückert
Rector of the Tyrolean Private University UMIT TIROL

Contact:
Barbara Perktold, Rectorate assistant
Alexandra Peskoller, Rectorate assistant
Phone : +43 50 8648 3890
E-mail: geschaeftsfuehrung@umit-tirol.at

 

UMIT TIROL - The Tyrolean Private University

The highest bodies of the university are the Scientific Advisory Council, the Rectorate and the Senate.

The university is divided into four departments:

The subject-specific supervision of the Tyrolean Private University UMIT TIROL shall be the responsibility of the Scientific Advisory Council. It supports the Rectorate in its work.

Chair:
  • Univ.-Prof. Dr. Günter Weiss
    Geschäftsführender Direktor Department Innere Medizin
    Direktor der Universitätsklinik für Innere Medizin II
Deputy Chair:
  • Univ.-Prof. DI Dr. Günter Hofstetter
    Dekan der Fakultät für Technische Wissenschaften, Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck 
Further Members:
  • Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christian Haring
    Medizinische Geschäftsführung, Tirol Kliniken GmbH
  • Univ.-Prof. Dr. Georg Weihs
    Vizerektor für Infrastruktur, Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck 
  • Univ.-Prof. Dr. Florian Kronenberg
    Leiter des Institutes für Genetische Epidemiologie am Department für Medizinische Genetik, Molekulare und Klinische Pharakologie, Medizinische Universität Innsbruck
  • RA Dr. Eva-Maria Posch
  • Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Dr.h.c. mult. Christoph Huber

The Senate decides on fundamental matters of the Tyrolean Private University UMIT TIROL. The responsibilities of the Senate are defined in the Tyrolean Private University UMIT’s Constitution.

Chair:
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Harald Stummer

Vice-Chair:
Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Daniel Baumgarten

Assistant to the Senate:
Mag. Brigitte Senn-Kircher
E-Mail: brigitte.senn-kircher@umit.at
Tel: +43 50 8648 3836

The rectorate is the head of the university. The tasks are defined in the constitution of the Tyrolean private university UMIT TIROL.

Prof. Dr. Sandra Ückert
Rector of the Tyrolean Private University UMIT TIROL

Contact:
Barbara Perktold, Rectorate assistant
Alexandra Peskoller, Rectorate assistant
Phone : +43 50 8648 3890
E-mail: rektorat@umit-tirol.at