What is the Minister of Education

Page 'Dr. Share Heinz Faßmann, biography '

curriculum vitae

Born: August 13, 1955, Düsseldorf (Federal Republic of Germany)
Job: Federal Minister for Education, Science and Research

Political mandates

  • Federal Minister for Education, Science and Research
    07.01.2020 –
  • Entrusted with the continuation of the administration in the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research
    28.05.2019 – 03.06.2019
  • Federal Minister for Education, Science and Research
    08.01.2018 – 28.05.2019
  • Federal Minister for Education
    18.12.2017 – 08.01.2018

Professional background

  • Vice Rector at the University of Vienna 2011–2017
  • Professor of Applied Geography, Spatial Research and Regional Planning at the University of Vienna since 2000
  • C4 professorship for Applied Geography II at the Technical University of Munich 1996–2000
  • Director at the Institute for Urban and Regional Research, Austrian Academy of Sciences 1992–1995
  • Scientific employee at the Austrian Academy of Sciences (Commission for Spatial Research) 1981–1992
  • Scholar at the Institute for Advanced Studies 1980–1981

Educational path

  • Habilitation - venia legendi for human geography and spatial research 1991
  • Studied geography and economic and social history at the University of Vienna 1975–1980
  • High school in Vienna 1966–1974
  • Primary school in Vienna 1962–1966
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