Pedagogical Affairs Department

The educational landscape in Austria is diverse and especially students at teacher training colleges and student teachers are confronted with special conditions.

The different courses of study, credits from old teacher training programs, emphasis in the course of study and also the induction phase after the completed training, present challenges for students. The Department of Pedagogical Affairs is therefore there, on the one hand, to advise and inform student teachers and prospective students well about the circumstances. On the other hand, the department is also there to actively shape further changes in the teaching profession and to network and support the student and university representatives who are responsible for the teaching profession.

We can advise you in the following areas:

The PedRef's areas of work are:


Inquiries by mail are answered continuously, should there be a need for personal consultation, an appointment can be arranged.

The reports of the department can be found here.


Taubstummengasse 7-9
1040 Vienna


Phone: +43/1/ 3108880 – 75
Tamara Schulz
interim. Consultant
Katharina Jankovic