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November 2009

"The Living Memory of Mauthausen"

On Tuesday Hans Maršálek, survivor of the Mauthausen concentration camp and director of the Mauthausen Memorial for many years as well as one of the most important persons within the Austrian resistance was awarded an honorary doctorate degree by the Faculty of Social Sciences, Economics and Business at the Johannes Kepler University (JKU) Linz. He was honored for his services in the founding and preservation of the Mauthausen Memorial and for his meticulous documentation of the concentration camp’s history.

JKU Honorary Doctorate Degree Conferred to Resistance Fighter Hans Maršálek

JKU Research Scientist Discovers New Immune Protein Combination


  • o.Univ.Prof. DI. Dr. Richard Hagelauer, Rector, JKU
  • Dr. Anton Helbich-Poschacher, Chairperson, Sparte Industrie der WKO Oberösterreich
  • Ing. Dr. Heinz Moosbauer, CEO, Sparte Industrie der WKO Oberösterreich

Podium Discussion at JKU: Political Inexperience in the Future?

Since the reform of the Austrian election system in 2007, Austrian citizens ages 16 and 17 are now allowed to vote. Issues and questions regarding political education at Austrian schools are beginning to surface and will be addressed and discussed at Johannes Kepler University (JKU) Linz on November 5.