EUF President congratulates new Austrian Minister of Education Prof. Heinz Faßmann

The EUF congratulates Professor Heinz Faßmann on his appointment as the new Austrian Minister of Education and Research. Prof. Faßmann is a renowned scholar on migration and human geography who held the position of Vice-Rector for Education at the University of Vienna.

Prof. Faßmann has also been a member of the EUF Steering Committee since 2015. Prof. Miguel Ángel Sotelo, President of the EUF, noted how his continued involvement enriched the network discussions enormously, contributing to the advancement of student mobility and university cooperation across Europe: “We wish him only the best in his new position – his country and the EU stand to gain very much from his towering experience and wisdom.”