Working groups negotiate issues of essential interest to the entire Mozarteum University Salzburg. They bundle information, arguments, desiderata and points of criticism on their respective subject areas in order to draw up recommendations for the further development of the university. Recommendations from a working group must be dealt with by the responsible committees. Working groups thus serve as contact points and interfaces for and between individuals, institutions and committees.
Research Working Group
The Research Working Group advises on strategic objectives in the areas of scientific and artistic research as well as the development and development of the arts, in particular with regard to research projects in accordance with the development plan and performance agreements. It is also responsible for quality management.
The Research Working Group is interdisciplinary and therefore consists of at least five people from different organizational units in addition to the Head of the Research Management Department, who are appointed by the Rectorate in consultation with the Research Management Department. The head of the Department of Research Management is responsible for the management, organization and administration of the Research Working Group.
Sustainability Working Group
The Sustainability Working Group advises on strategic objectives in the area of sustainability in accordance with the development plan and performance agreements. It also plays a responsible role in quality management.
The Sustainability Working Group is interdisciplinary and therefore consists of at least five people from different organizational units in addition to the Head of the Sustainability Department, who are appointed by the Rectorate in consultation with the Sustainability Department. The Head of the Department of Sustainability is responsible for the management, organization and administration of the Sustainability Working Group and for inviting members to the constituent meeting. The topic of sustainability is of far-reaching and forward-looking importance. By the end of 2024, the working group will present a concept for the institutional format and governance structure in which the systematic further development and strategic strengthening of the topic area at the Mozarteum University Salzburg can best be achieved.
Inclusion & Diversity Working Group
In the summer semester of 2018, a working group for inclusion and diversity (AG ID) was set up at the Mozarteum University Salzburg in conjunction with the Vice-Rectorate for Teaching. In addition to raising awareness for the cross-sectional areas of inclusion and diversity, the presentation of existing and the conception of new activities is also a declared goal. The areas of responsibility include advising curriculum committees and department heads on the development of new curricula and inclusion and diversity-related teaching content as well as cooperation with the relevant departments at other universities and colleges in Salzburg.