Mag. Dr. Lukas Mitterauer

Curriculum Vitae

Date and place of birth: 23 November 1964 in Vienna

Children: Vivian (28 June 1995), Mirijam (29 October 1999) 



2008–2010   Doctoral studies in Sociology, graduation with distinction;
Dissertation topic: Faktoren des Studienerfolgs im Medizinstudium (Factors of Academic Success at Vienna Medical School)

2004–2006   Protestant Theology studies

1988–1992   Psychology studies, graduation with distinction;
Topic of the master’s thesis: Einstellungen von VerkehrsteilnehmerInnengruppen (Attitudes Among Groups of Road Users)
Elective: Mathematics, another area of focus: Work and Industrial Psychology

1988            Alternative military service at ‘Jugend am Werk’, an organisation for disabled persons

1982–1987   Electrical Engineering studies (Vienna University of Technology), Mathematics (University of Vienna) and Industrial Arts (Academy of Fine Arts)


Professional experience

Since 2000      Unit for Quality Assurance, University of Vienna (previously Centre for Evaluation and Controlling)
since 2012 Deputy Head

2001-2012 Interim Head
2007–2010 Deputy Head
2000–2007 Head of the teaching evaluation division (together with Bernard Wallner, who was responsible for the research division)

1996–2000   Freelance social researcher and project head at L&R Sozialforschung
Areas of particular focus: Education research, evaluation and monitoring 

1993–1996   Federal Ministry of Science and Research, Dept. I/B/14

Commissioning and supporting research projects involving all issues relevant to tertiary education policy and planning, in particular labour market for university graduates, evaluation and distance learning. All distance learning agendas.

1984–1988   Musician and sound engineer