Katalin Szondy

Dr. Katalin Szondy is working as Head of Service Unit Higher Education Development at St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences since 2013, where she is also the person in charge for questions regarding the EHEA as the Bologna-coordinator of the university. Katalin Szondy holds a doctorate in Translations Studies from the University of Vienna and worked for nearly a decade at the Center for Translation Studies (University of Vienna) where she was a senior lecturer and study programme director of the bachelor’s degree Transcultural Communication and the master’s degrees Translation and Interpreting. Her special interest lies in the field of sociopolitical topics of the EHEA, in particular in opening universities to non-traditional learners. As an expert in cooperative education in Austria, Katalin Szondy supports greater openness on the part of universities to partnerships with industry.