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Research Commission

The Research Commission (FOKO) advises the rectorate in the area of research. According to the Organisational Regulations of the University of Liechtenstein, it has the following tasks:

  • Participation in the establishment and focussing of the research priorities of the university;
  • Accompanying the periodic development and evaluation processes for quality assurance in the institutes and centres;
  • Stimulation of research projects that exceed the boundaries of institutes and chairs and lead to disciplinary cooperation within and outside the university;
  • Evaluation of research projects funded by the Research Promotion Fund in accordance with the applicable regulations - as well as orientation and support of interested executive boards on research opportunities offered by external research promotion institutions;
  • Promoting the academic careers of qualified young researchers at the university.

The members of the commission are appointed by the rectorate for a term of three years on the recommendation of the senate. Currently, the Research Commission consists of the following members:

Stefan Seidel, representative Institute for Business Informatics, Vice-Rector Academic Development, Chairperson of FOKO.

Michael Hanke, representative Institute of Finance

Adrian Klammer, representative Institute for Entrepreneurship