Like its student body, the Institute's Administration is diverse and international, bringing together individuals from many different countries.

Dr. Christoph Cardinal Schönborn

Grand Chancellor
curriculum vitae

Dr. Christiaan Alting von Geusau

- President and Rector, Extraordinary Professor for Philosophy of Law and Christian Education
- Areas of Expertise: Philosophy of Law, Education
- Dr. iur. in Philosophy of Law at University of Vienna, 2012
- Married, 5 children
curriculum vitae

Officers and Staff in Alphabetical Order

Dr. Bernhard Dolna

- Vice-rector and Dean, STD Program Director
- Areas of Expertise: Ecumenical Studies and Jewish Studies
- Dr. theol., University of Freiburg, 1999
- married, 4 children

Sebastian Hoogewerf

Director of Finance and Administration
curriculum vitae 
Email: s.hoogewerf(a)

Very Rev. Yuriy Kolasa

- Head of Formation Program for Seminarians, Religious Men, Deacon Candidates and Priests
- Byzantine priest
curriculum vitae

Juraj Mistina 

- Prefect of Student Affairs
curriculum vitae


Oksana Stanishevska

Librarian and Alumni Relations Officer

Very Rev. Juraj Terek

-Chaplain and Director of Student Life
-Byzantine Priest

Supporting Staff

Gediminas Dundulis

IT Administrator and Multimedia-Producer

Dr. Christine Wiesmüller

Assistant to the Rector

Contact Information

International Theological Institute
Schloss Trumau
Schlossgasse 21
2521 Trumau

Telephone: +43 2253 218 08
Fax: +43 2253 218 084
E-mail: administration(a)