Minister of Education, Science and Research
Bundesminister für Bildung, Wissenschaft und Forschung
Incumbent
Iris Eliisa Rauskala [de]

since 3 June 2019
Ministry of Education
StyleMr. Federal minister
(formal)
Member ofFederal Government
Council of Ministers
NominatorPolitical parties
AppointerThe President
on advice of the Chancellor
Constituting instrumentConstitution of Austria
First holderRaphael Pacher
first Republic
Ernst Fischer
second Republic
WebsiteOfficial website (in German)

The Minister of Education, Science and Research of Austria (German: Bundesminister für Bildung, Wissenschaft und Forschung) heads the Ministry of Education.

Ministers

First Republic

Portrait Name
(Born-Died)
Term Political Party Government
Took office Left office[a] Duration
State Secretariat of Education
(Staatsamt für Unterricht)
1
Pacher, RaphaelRaphael Pacher [de]
(1857–1936)
30 October 191815 March 1919136 daysDNPRenner I
State Secretariat of the Interior and Education
(Staatsamt für Inneres und Unterricht)
2
Renner, KarlKarl Renner
(1870–1950)
15 March 19199 May 191955 daysSDAPÖRenner II
3
Eldersch, MatthiasMatthias Eldersch [de]
(1869–1931)
9 May 19197 July 19201 year, 59 daysSDAPÖRenner II–III
4
Breisky, WalterWalter Breisky
(1871–1944)
7 July 192020 November 1920136 daysIndependentMayr I
Ministry of the Interior and Education
(Bundesministerium für Inneres und Unterricht)
5
Glanz, EgonEgon Glanz [de]
(1880–1945)
20 November 19207 April 1921138 daysIndependentMayr II
Breisky, WalterWalter Breisky
(1871–1944)
Acting
7 April 192123 April 192116 daysIndependentMayr II
6
Ramek, RudolfRudolf Ramek
(1881–1941)
23 April 192121 June 192159 daysCSMayr II
7
Waber, LeopoldLeopold Waber [de]
(1875–1945)
21 June 192116 January 1922209 daysGDVPSchober I
Schober, JohannJohann Schober
(1874–1932)
Acting
16 January 192226 January 192210 daysIndependentSchober I
Breisky, WalterWalter Breisky
(1871–1944)
Acting
26 January 192227 January 19221 dayIndependentBreisky
Schober, JohannJohann Schober
(1874–1932)
Acting
27 January 192231 May 1922124 daysIndependentSchober II
8
Frank, FelixFelix Frank
(1874–1932)
31 May 192217 April 1923321 daysGDVPSeipel I
Ministry of Education
(Bundesministerium für Unterricht)
9
Schneider, EmilEmil Schneider [de]
(1883–1961)
17 April 192316 June 19263 years, 60 daysCSSeipel II–II
Ramek I–II
10
Resch, JosefJosef Resch [de]
(1880–1939)
Acting
16 June 192625 June 19269 daysCSRamek II
11
Rintelen, AntonAnton Rintelen
(1876–1946)
25 June 192620 October 1926117 daysCSRamek II
12
Schmitz, RichardRichard Schmitz
(1885–1954)
20 October 19264 May 19292 years, 196 daysCSSeipel IV–II
13
Czermak, EmmerichEmmerich Czermak [de]
(1885–1965)
4 May 192926 September 1929145 daysCSStreeruwitz
Schober, JohannJohann Schober
(1874–1932)
Acting
26 September 192916 October 192920 daysIndependentSchober III
14
Srbik, HeinrichHeinrich von Srbik [de]
(1878–1951)
16 October 192930 September 1930349 daysIndependentSchober III
(13)
Czermak, EmmerichEmmerich Czermak [de]
(1885–1965)
30 September 193020 May 19321 year, 233 daysCSVaugoin
Ender
Buresch I–II
(11)
Rintelen, AntonAnton Rintelen
(1876–1946)
20 May 193224 May 19331 year, 4 daysCSDollfuss I
Schuschnigg, KurtKurt Schuschnigg
(1897–1977)
Acting
24 May 193314 May 19362 years, 356 daysCS
VF
Dollfuss I–II
Schuschnigg I
15
Pernter, HansHans Pernter [de]
(1887–1951)
14 May 193611 March 19381 year, 301 daysVFSchuschnigg II–II–III
16
Menghin, OswaldOswald Menghin
(1888–1973)
11 March 193813 March 19382 daysNSDAPSeyss-Inquart

Second Republic

Portrait Name
(Born-Died)
Term Political Party Government
Took office Left office[a] Duration
State Secretariat of Popular Enlightenment and Education
(Staatsamt für Volksaufklärung, für Unterricht und Erziehung und für Kultusangelegenheiten)
1
Honner, FranzErnst Fischer
(1899–1972)
27 April 194520 December 1945237 daysKPÖRenner IV
Ministry of Education
(Bundesministerium für Unterricht)
2
Hurdes, FelixFelix Hurdes [de]
(1901–1974)
20 December 194523 January 19526 years, 34 daysÖVPFigl I–II
3
Kolb, ErnstErnst Kolb [de]
(1912–1978)
23 January 19521 November 19542 years, 282 daysÖVPFigl II–II
Raab I
4
Drimmel, HeinrichHeinrich Drimmel [de]
(1912–1991)
1 November 19542 April 19649 years, 153 daysÖVPRaab I–II–III–IV
Gorbach I–II
5
Piffl, TheodorTheodor Piffl-Percevic [de]
(1911–1991)
2 April 19642 June 19695 years, 61 daysÖVPKlaus I–II
6
Mock, AloisAlois Mock
(1934–2017)
2 June 196921 April 1970323 daysÖVPKlaus II
7
Gratz, LeopoldLeopold Gratz
(1929–2006)
21 April 197024 July 197094 daysSPÖKreisky I
Ministry of Education and the Arts
(Bundesministerium für Unterricht und Kunst)
7
Gratz, LeopoldLeopold Gratz
(1929–2006)
24 July 19704 November 19711 year, 103 daysSPÖKreisky I
8
Sinowatz, FredFred Sinowatz
(1929–2008)
4 November 19715 June 19797 years, 213 daysSPÖKreisky II–II
Sinowatz, FredFred Sinowatz
(1929–2008)
Acting
5 June 197924 May 19833 years, 353 daysSPÖKreisky IV
9
Zilk, HelmutHelmut Zilk
(1927–2008)
24 May 198310 September 19841 year, 109 daysSPÖSinowatz
10
Moritz, HerbertHerbert Moritz [de]
(1927–2018)
10 September 19841 January 1985113 daysSPÖSinowatz
Ministry of Education, the Arts and Sports
(Bundesministerium für Unterricht, Kunst und Sport)
10
Moritz, HerbertHerbert Moritz [de]
(1927–2018)
1 January 198521 January 19872 years, 20 daysSPÖSinowatz
Vranitzky I
11
Hawlicek, HildeHilde Hawlicek [de]
(born 1942)
21 January 198717 December 19903 years, 330 daysSPÖVranitzky II
12
Scholten, RudolfRudolf Scholten [de]
(born 1955)
17 December 19901 February 199146 daysSPÖVranitzky III
Ministry of Education and the Arts
(Bundesministerium für Unterricht und Kunst)
12
Scholten, RudolfRudolf Scholten [de]
(born 1955)
1 February 199129 November 19943 years, 301 daysSPÖVranitzky III
13
Busek, ErhardErhard Busek
(born 1941)
29 November 19941 January 199533 daysSPÖVranitzky IV
Ministry of Education and Cultural Affairs
(Bundesministerium für Unterricht und kulturelle Angelegenheiten)
13
Busek, ErhardErhard Busek
(born 1941)
1 January 19954 May 1995123 daysSPÖVranitzky IV
14
Gehrer, ElisabethElisabeth Gehrer
(born 1942)
4 May 19951 April 20004 years, 333 daysÖVPVranitzky IV–II
Klima
Schüssel I
Ministry of Education, Science and Cultural Affairs
(Bundesministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft und Kultur)
14
Gehrer, ElisabethElisabeth Gehrer
(born 1942)
1 April 200011 January 20076 years, 285 daysÖVPSchüssel I–II
15
Schmied, ClaudiaClaudia Schmied
(born 1959)
11 January 20071 March 200749 daysSPÖGusenbauer
Ministry of Education, the Arts and Cultural Affairs
(Bundesministerium für Unterricht, Kunst und Kultur)
15
Schmied, ClaudiaClaudia Schmied
(born 1959)
1 March 200716 December 20136 years, 290 daysSPÖGusenbauer
Faymann I
16
Heinisch, GabrieleGabriele Heinisch-Hosek
(born 1961)
16 December 20131 March 201475 daysSPÖFaymann II
Ministry of Education and Women's Affairs
(Bundesministerium für Bildung und Frauen)
16
Heinisch, GabrieleGabriele Heinisch-Hosek
(born 1961)
1 March 201417 May 20162 years, 77 daysSPÖFaymann II
17
Hammerschmid, SonjaSonja Hammerschmid
(born 1968)
17 May 20161 July 201645 daysSPÖKern
Ministry of Education
(Bundesministerium für Bildung)
17
Hammerschmid, SonjaSonja Hammerschmid
(born 1968)
1 July 201618 December 20171 year, 170 daysSPÖKern
18
Faßmann, HeinzHeinz Faßmann
(born 1955)
18 December 20178 January 201821 daysIndependentKurz
Ministry of Education, Science and Research
(Bundesministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft und Forschung)
18
Faßmann, HeinzHeinz Faßmann
(born 1955)
8 January 20183 June 20191 year, 146 daysIndependentKurz
19
Rauskala, IrisIris Eliisa Rauskala [de]
(born 1955)
3 June 2019Incumbent109 daysIndependentBierlein

See also

Notes

  1. ^ a b Based on when the successor took office

References