2010/11 – 2012/13
Postgraduate programme in psychosocial life coachingARGE Bildungsmanagement, Vienna
Diploma in „Psychosocial Life Coaching” and „Master of Science – MSc (Counseling)”
1975 – 1976
Master of Advanced Studies (Diplôme d'Études Approfondies) University Paris IV Sorbonne
1968/69 – 1973/74
Study of German and History for teaching at grammar schoolsUniversity of Innsbruck
Military service as paramedic Jägerbataillon Kufstein
1962 – 1967
University entrance degree and training as primary school teacher Teacher training school, Innsbruck

Work experience

2007 – 2010
Deputy Secretary-General of the European Schools General Secretariat of the European Schools, Brussels
Deputy and assistant of the Secretary-General. Head of unit in charge of pedagogical development.
1999 – 2007
Headmaster European School Luxembourg I
The oldest and largest European School: 3800 students from 4 to 20 years old, with a budget of 37 million €. The only European School providing teaching in all official EU languages; 350 teachers and an administrative staff of 50.
1995 – 1999
Headmaster Akademisches Gymnasium, Vienna
1983 – 1995
Administrator und Coordinator for complementary Austrian teaching Lycée français, Vienna
Internal coordination and organization; links to the Vienna Board of Education and the Austrian Ministry of Education.
1977 – 1995
German language and literature teacher (5-12. grade) Lycée français, Vienna
Delegated by the Vienna Board of Education as „living investment” for complementary Austrian teaching.
1977 – 1978
Probationary teaching post Bundesgymnasium Wien 9, Vienna
1973 – 1977
Lecturer in German language and literature University Paris IV Sorbonne Language and conversation courses University Paris II Panthéon-Assas, École Polytechnique, Austrian cultural forum, Paris