Katrin commenced employment at MU in 2014 after returning to her home town of Vienna, having spent 3 years working and studying in Montreal, Canada. During her time in Montreal she studied at the Université de Montréal and worked towards a Master of Education and Cultural Sciences from the University of Vienna, writing in French on the topic a ''Quantitative Study of Language behavior of hispanophone Immigrants and their descendants in the city of Montreal and their impact on the French speaking society'', abstract here.
In addition to German, French, and English, Katrin is also fluent in Spanish. In previous experience in higher education she taught French and Spanish at the University of Vienna, was a Student Counselor/ Academic Assistant at EC Montreal Ltee. At MU, Katrin started as Program Manager for undergraduate students where she handled the administration and organization of the semester, lecturer data and contracts, reading packs, issuing transcripts, coordinating orientation and graduation, website maintenance, and student counseling. Since January 2016, she acts as Head of the Academic Office where she oversees projects and supervises the work of members of the Academic Office, coordinates and streamlines workflow processes while initiating change and ensuring improvement of work efficiency and innovation.
No surprise for such a polyglot, Katrin is an avid traveler and has visited destinations such as Spain, France, Latin America, Africa, and the Caribbean. When back at home she enjoys traditional dancing, horseback riding, performing in the music group “ZaumXunga”, hiking, reading books and scientific articles, and cooking.