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Elisabeth Fiorioli

Secretary General,

Universities Austria
Floragasse 7/7, A-1040 Vienna
Tel.: +43(0)1-3105656-0, Fax: +43(0)1-3105656-22

1967                Born in Graz, Austria

1991                 Graduation from the Karl-Franzens University Graz (Austria) in History and Social Sciences, German Philology and        Sociology (Mag. phil.)

1988 - 1989      Study assistant at the Institute of Sociology, Karl-Franzens University Graz

1991 - 1992      Research project, financed by the Austrian Science Foundation (FWF)

1992 - 2000      Austrian Ministry of Education and Science

2000 - 2012       Managing Director of the Austrian Accreditation Council

2012 - present    Secretary General of Universities Austria


Professional associations and international activities

Member of the University Council of Otto-Friedrich Universität Bamberg, Germany (since 2015)

Chair of the EUA Secretaries General Meetings (2017)

Member of the foundation Board of EVALAG Evaluierungsagentur Baden-Württemberg (2014 - 2020)

Member of quality assurance and accreditation boards in Italy  (Università degli Studi die Roma La Sapienza bis 2009 - 2013), Spain (Agencia de Calidad y prospectiva universitaria de Aragón 2007 - 2011, Agència per a la Qualitat del Sistema Universitari de Catalunya 2011 - 2013) and Kosovo (from 2009 until 2012)

Member of the Board of the European Consortium for Accreditation (ECA) and the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA) (until 2012)

Working as quality assurance expert on accreditation panels and as consulting expert in capacity building projects in Switzerland, Germany, the Netherlands, Ireland, Syria, Albania and Armenia.

Author of numerous articles and conference papers with focus to the field of qualiy assurance.



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