Executive Management

Executive Director

Alexander Zirkler


  • Management of the business operation of the Lauder Business School
  • Strategic development of the Lauder Business School and its economic sustainability in co-operation with public and private institutions and supporters

Tel:+43 1 369 18 18 0


Assistant to Executive Director

Katja Seebohm


  • General reception
  • Internal coordination and general communication
  • Office Management

Tel:+43 1 369 18 18 710



Christian Felinger


  • Development, implementation and management of the IT-service department at Lauder Business School
  • Management and maintenance of electronic means of communication and security installations on campus.

Tel:+43 1 369 18 18 711


Quality Manager

Dr. Techn. Dipl.-Ing. Marie-Christine Huemer, BSC

Tel:+43 1 369 18 18 761


Assistant Quality Manager

Birgit Wakonig, BSc.

Tel:+43 1 369 18 18 712


Accounting and Clearing

Elisabeth Rötzer


  • Personnel administration and corresponding contract management and controlling processes
  • Accounting- and clearing center of Lauder Business School

Tel:+43 1 369 18 18 781


Accounting and Clearing

Indira Pfeffer-Vatric

Tel:+43 1 369 18 18 781


Head of Marketing

Daniella Sheinfeld, LL.B, MA

Tel:+43 1 369 18 18-782


Program Manager / Marketing Operations Manager

Ivana Cvetkovic, MA

Tel:+43 1 369 18 18 760


Admissions and Mobility Coordinator

Mag. Nora Brandes

Tel:+43 1 369 18 18-773


Address: Hofzeile 18-20, 1190 Vienna
Email: office@lbs.ac.at
Admissions: admission@lbs.ac.at
Phone:+43 1 369 1818
Academic Coordination
Monday through Thursday:
9.00 - 15.00

Resident Permit Services:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday:
9.30 - 17.00
9.30 – 13.30
About Admission

How Firms Innovate

Christian Reiner, senior researcher at LBS, published a book chapter on firm innovation together with Katerina Vrtikapa. The paper is a chapter in the book “Umkämpfte Technologien. Arbeit im digitalen Wanel”, edited by the „Beirat für gesellschafts-, wirtschafts- und umweltpolitische Alternativen“ (BEIGEWUM).

Insticore & FH Technikum Announce Partnership for Blockchain Education

On October 23, FH Technikum and Insticore announced integration between the two academic environments to streamline a complete blockchain education program in Vienna. The experience and status of FH Technikum as a top-provider of technical education in Austria, and the business and economic background of Insticore, incubated by the Lauder Business School, allows the two to carry out a complete blockchain program for those interested in becoming experts in this new technology.

Companies Going Global

Dr. Christian Reiner, Senior Researcher at LBS, gave a presentation on the internationalization of firms at a seminar for Austrian teachers at secondary schools on 12.October 2018. The seminar was organized by the Institut für Österreichkunde and the Österreichische Geographische Gesellschaft.
Firms with international activities, i.e. exports and/or foreign direct investment, are quite distinct from firms with no international orientation. In addition, exports are heavily concentrated; a small share of exporters account for a large share of exports.

Celebrating 15 years of LBS with Ambassador Lauder

On October 9, 2018 we were honored to welcome our Founder and President Ambassador Ronald S. Lauder and celebrate the 15th Anniversary of Lauder Business School! In the presence of our Founder and President Ambassador Ronald. S. Lauder, our Vice President Prof. Jacob I. Biderman, the Executive VP and CEO of The Ronald S. Lauder Foundation Rabbi Joshua Spinner, the LBS Executive Director Alexander Zirkler, as well as many distinguished guests, faculty members and students, we were delighted to celebrate 15 years of Lauder Business School!