Karoline Iber – President
Karoline Iber has a Master degree in Educational Science and is also trained in museums pedagogy and business management. She is the founder and managing director of the Vienna University Children’s Office and co-initiator and project leader of “KinderuniWien” (”Children’s University Vienna”). She is a former member of the rector’s office and lecturer at the University of Vienna.
Silvia Prock – President
Silvia Prock supported the idea of Children´s Universities since the beginning of its successful movement in 2001. As head of the Junge Uni, the Children´s University of the University of Innsbruck, which was one of the first Children´s Universities in the German speaking countries, she is working to connect science, scientists and children and young people quite successfully and for a long time.
Jolanta Różowska – President
Jolanta Różowska is the initiator of one of the first children’s universities in Poland and amongst the founding members of eucu.net. She is an enthusiast of new forms of education and the organizer of the Malopolski University for Children and the Young Scientists’ Talks. A trainer at international educational workshops. She is a trained algologist and worked for the Polish Academy of Science.
Chris Gary – General Secretary
Chris Gary is a trained sociologist, education and personnel manager and photographer. He is the project leader for international programmes at the Vienna University Children’s Office and expert in project development and evaluation issues. He has long time experience with EU-funded projects since the FP6-SiS framework and currently coordinates the Horizon 2020 PHERECLOS project.
Cyril Dworsky – International Liaison Coordinator
Cyril Dworsky is archaeologist and project office at the Vienna University Children’s Office. He is responsible for web editorial, event management and active science communicator in the field of archaeology. As an expert for underwater cultural heritage he is responsible for the management of the Austrian components of the UNESCO World Heritage Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps. A current focus in his work is to develop sustainable structures for citizen science programmes for children, young people and adults and open innovation in cultural heritage management.