Health, Safety and Security

Upon application, the Faculty provides financial support to its subunits for the correction of defects

  • that have been complained about in a list of measures or a similar document for reasons of health, safety and security,
  • for which the subunit is responsible and
  • for which Facility and Resources Management/Health, Safety and Security does not provide (full) funding.


The amount of funding granted by the Faculty depends on the specific circumstances and has to be decided in each case individually. Generally, the subunits have to pay between 25 % and 50 % of the total gross costs of the repairs from their own resources. The application has to specify the amount of funding (as a percentage of the total costs) and has to briefly state the reasons for the request. If a different amount of funding is requested, the subunit has to state the reasons for this request. Applications for less than EUR 500 gross (share of funding from the FGGA Health, Safety and Security support) will not be granted due to the high administrative effort.

The head of the subunit or the deputy head of the subunit – as its representative – has to submit an informal application including reasons via e-mail to dekan.fgga@univie.ac.at before commissioning the repair work or before placing an order (exceptions are extremely urgent cases; please state reasons separately).

Invoicing of approved applications is done via the subunit in a timely fashion (covering the calendar year). The subunit finances the share of funding approved by the head of the Faculty in advance. Of the expenses actually incurred, the Dean’s Office will refund up to the (maximum) agreed amount of funding to the global budget cost centre of the subunit following the submission of a half-year report at the latest.