Ingrid Gehrke

FH JOANNEUM University of Applied Sciences, Austria

Ingrid Gehrke works as Head of International Relations at FH JOANNEUM University of Applied Sciences in Graz, Austria. Her office is responsible for all mobility issues and strategic planning of internationalisation. In 2004, Ingrid participated in the Summer Institute of Intercultural Communication in Portland, Oregon, US and has since been teaching courses in intercultural competence. Her training experiences also include a four-year training appointment at the UN headquarters in Vienna, Austria. Ingrid has been a board member of the EAIE Professional Section Study Abroad and Foreign Student Advisers (SAFSA) since 2006 and an EAIE trainer since 2008. She is a graduate of Karl-Franzens-University of Graz and the State University of New York at Binghamton, US, and holds a PhD in American Studies. In 2011, Ingrid was a recipient of the Fulbright Schuman Scholarship for International Educators.