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Benefits

Benefits

Life-Time Management

Work Life Balance

For whom?
For all employees in accordance with the organisation

Short Description
The Medical University of Innsbruck supports its employees in the task of reconciling their professional and family obligations. General staff can take advantage of an attractive flexitime model, taking into account the requirements of the job. This means, for example, that the start and end of daily working hours can be freely chosen within a certain framework. For academic university staff, statutory regulations and the university collective bargaining agreement guarantee a largely flexible organisation of working hours.

Information and Contact:

Human Resources Department

For whom?
all general staff, with the exception of underage apprentices and interns as well as employees with freelance contracts or contracts for work and labour

Short Description
In order to increase the quality and efficiency of work as well as employee satisfaction and to improve the work-life balance, the Medical University of Innsbruck offers general staff the opportunity to apply for home office and/or remote work up to a maximum of 40% of their normal weekly working hours. In doing so, the university is also emphasising its commitment to environmental protection and sustainability and making an important contribution to reducing daily private transport. The implementation of the requirements and modalities for home office and/or remote work will initially take place as a pilot phase of one year, starting on 1 January 2023, in order to gain experience with this working model.

Information and Contact:
Human Resources Department
Information Technology Department (IT)

For whom?
For all employees

Short Description
At the Medical University of Innsbruck, work breaks are supported and included in working hours, provided they do not exceed a reasonable amount. The lunch break up to a maximum of half an hour is included in the paid working time if more than six hours are worked on this day and the break is not at the beginning or end of the working time.

Information and Contact:
Human Resources Department

For whom?
For all employees in accordance with the operational requirements

Short Description

In addition to public holidays, employees at the Medical University of Innsbruck have the following days off in accordance with the operational requirements

  • on Shrove Tuesday, from 1 p.m,
  • 24 December and
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) all day off.

In addition, the University grants each employee an additional day off (exemption from work obligations with continued payment of remuneration amounting to a maximum of 1/5 of weekly working hours) per calendar year as part of the so-called Works Council Day.

Information and Contact
Human Resources Department

For whom?
For all employees

Short Description
For certain personal reasons, the Medical University of Innsbruck grants its employees additional days off with continued payment of salary, e.g. apprentices to prepare for their final apprenticeship examination as well as doctors to complete their specialist examination.

Information and Contact

Human Resources Department

For whom?
For all employees

Short Description
New employees who start work in the first half of the year are entitled to their full holiday entitlement in their first year of employment, provided they are employed at the university beyond the end of the year. In addition, general staff members can also use up their holiday entitlement on an hourly basis in consultation with their supervisor. An increased holiday entitlement is available under certain conditions from the age of 43. For employees who belong to the group of registered disabled persons, the collective bargaining agreement of the university provides for an increased holiday entitlement.

Information and Contact:
Human Resources Department

Reconciling Work and Family Life

Vereinbarkeit von Beruf und Familie

For whom?
For children of employees aged three and over (company kindergarten)
For children of employees aged 3 to 12 (holiday childcare)

Short Description
The Medical University of Innsbruck has its own company kindergarten and can therefore offer 30 children of employees a kindergarten place. The university contributes to the costs of childcare in the form of a subsidy. Places are allocated according to fixed selection criteria.
The university's holiday programme supports working employees with children aged 3 to 12. As part of the company summer, autumn and semester holiday care, children and young people are not only given an exciting and eventful holiday time, but are also taught new knowledge in a fun and enjoyable way.

Information and Contact:
Department for Childcare and Compatibility
Company kindergarten of the Medical University of Innsbruck
Company holiday care
Coordination Office for Gender Equality, Advancement of Women and Diversity

For whom?
For all employees

Short Description
The compatibility of work and family is very important to the Medical University of Innsbruck. With its information and numerous contacts, the Coordination Office for Gender Equality, Advancement of Women and Diversity is the first point of contact for (expectant) parents. It advises on questions and concerns regarding the compatibility of family and career and offers all employees needs-based individual counselling services.

Information and Contact:
Department for Childcare and Compatibility
Coordination Office for Gender Equality, Advancement of Women and Diversity
Human Resources Department
Company Doctor Dr. Olaf Riccabona

For whom?
For all employees

Short Description
On the occasion of the birth of a child, employees are presented with a family starter pack containing selected gifts from exclusive sponsors for the whole family, including information material on childcare. In addition, young parents are congratulated by the respective works council with a voucher for the birth of their child.

Informationen und Kontakt
Family Starter Pack
Coordination Office for Gender Equality, Advancement of Women and Diversity
Works Council for general university staff
Works Council for academic university staff

For whom?
For all employees

Short Description
The Medical University of Innsbruck offers the possibility of part-time employment during parental leave in accordance with the Maternity Protection Act and the Paternity Leave Act in order to maintain the scientific progress of researchers and, respectively, the professional development and qualification of members of the general staff.

Informationen und Kontakt
Human Resources Department

For whom?
All new incoming employees

Short Description
The Medical University of Innsbruck offers all incoming new employees and their partners and families a successful start in Innsbruck and, respectively, Tyrol. In close cooperation with the Welcome Service Tirol, an initiative of the province of the Tyrol, the Tyrolean Chamber of Commerce, the Tyrolean Federation of Industry and the Tyrolean University Conference, they benefit from a comprehensive range of services and individual counselling. The offer includes support with, for example, residence as well as registration matters, finding accommodation, schooling, childcare, language acquisition as well as all other topics that are relevant for employees from abroad or their families. The Welcome Service Tirol also organises attractive events on an ongoing basis for people who have moved here from abroad, offering them the opportunity to get to know the Tyrol better and make new personal contacts.

Informationen und Kontakt
Office of the Rectorate
Human Resources Department
Welcome Service Tirol

Continuing Education

Weiterbildung

For whom?
For all employees

Short Description

The diversity of professional fields, tasks and the resulting requirements at the Medical University of Innsbruck requires a differentiated orientation of personnel development measures and instruments to the respective target group. In addition to the acquisition of professional competences, the acquisition of interdisciplinary skills and abilities is also promoted through various continuing education and training events. Comprehensive qualification programmes are currently offered in the areas of (basic) research, patient-oriented clinical research, teaching and didactics, for (junior) scientists as well as for general staff.

Information and Contact

Department of Research Services and Innovation (Research)
Competence Centre for Clinical Studies (patient-oriented clinical research)
Department of Teaching and Study Organisation (teaching and didactics, university courses)Department of Human Resources (general personnel)
Mag. Dr Birthe Schubert (apprentices)

For whom?
Female doctors in specialist training, female junior researchers, female postdoctoral and female habilitation candidates (Helene Wastl Medicine Mentoring Programme)
Doctors as well as junior scientists as part of the Clinical PhD programme (Clinical PhD Mentoring)

Short Description
The Medical University of Innsbruck supports in particular female employees in transitional and decision-making situations in their careers or, respectively, in career planning with the Helene Wastl Medicine Mentoring Programme. This mentoring programme consists of a comprehensive seminar and continuing education programme for career advancement and personal development, advice and support services for career planning as well as horizontal and vertical networking opportunities. For the part-time doctoral programme in clinical medical sciences, a mentoring programme specially designed for the Clinical PhD programme is offered, in the context of which young scientists with a focus on clinical research are specifically supported and promoted in their individual career planning and further development.

Information and Contact
Coordination Office for Gender Equality, Advancement of Women and Diversity

For whom?
General staff including apprentices as well as project staff in general employment

Short Description
The Medical University of Innsbruck promotes the professional development of its employees in order to provide them with the best possible support in the fulfilment of current and future tasks. Employees of the general university staff including apprentices can apply for a cost subsidy for self-organised and work-related further training events.

Information and Contact
Office of the University

For whom?
For all employees

Short Description
As the largest library in western Austria, the University and Provincial Library of the Tyrol offers employees of the Medical University of Innsbruck a wide range of services as well as access to a large selection of printed and electronic media from all departments, publishers and other sources of information. Employees enjoy a special status when borrowing media with a loan period of up to one year.

Information and Contact
University and Provincial Library of the Tyrol

Monetary Benefits

Monetäre Vorteile

For whom?
For all employees

Short Description
Once the relevant authorisation has been issued, employees can eat at the Tirol Kliniken canteen at reduced rates. Apprentices eat there free of charge for the duration of their training or, respectively, apprenticeship.

Information and Contact
Human Resources Department

For whom?
For all employees under certain conditions

Short Description
The Medical University of Innsbruck promotes the use of public transport for travelling to and from work by providing a tax-free subsidy of € 100.00 for the purchase of an annual ticket for public transport, which is issued in the name of the employee and is non-transferable, under certain conditions until further notice. The purchase of the following tickets is subsidised:

  • KlimaTicket Innsbruck
  • KlimaTicket Region
  • KlimaTicket Tirol
  • KlimaTicket Tirol U26
  • KlimaTicket Tirol Spezial
  • KlimaTicket Österreich
  • KlimaTicket Österreich Spezial
  • Lehrticket Tirol
  • Job-Ticket der Innsbrucker Verkehrsbetriebe

Information and Contact
Human Resources Department

For whom?
For all employees

Short Description
Employees of the Medical University of Innsbruck receive certain products and services from various companies at reduced rates, e.g. discounted mobile phone tariffs. The works councils have also negotiated special discounts and reductions with various companies.
In addition, the Medical University of Innsbruck participates in the u:book initiative of Austrian universities. This gives both students and employees the opportunity to purchase selected laptops, convertibles and tablets from well-known manufacturers at special conditions for private use at the start of each semester. Employees can also take advantage of free or, respectively, low-cost software for private use.

Information and Contact
Department of Information Technology (IT)
Works Council for general university staff
Works Council for academic university staff

For whom?
For employees subject to the collective bargaining agreement (excluding apprentices and part-time employees) who have been continuously employed at the Medical University of Innsbruck for more than two years Civil servants and contract staff covered by the pension fund commitment

Short Description
In addition to the statutory contributions to health, accident and pension insurance, the Medical University of Innsbruck pays a monthly contribution to the company pension fund. These contributions are invested by Allianz Pensionskasse AG and serve to provide additional retirement, disability and survivors' benefits after termination of employment. It is also possible to make personal contributions, which are subsidised with a state premium.
For civil servants and contract employees covered by the pension fund commitment, an ongoing contribution is made to the Bundespensionskasse AG.

Information and Contact
Human Resources Department
Allianz Pensionskasse AG
Bundespensionskasse AG

For whom?
For all employees

Short Description
The Medical University of Innsbruck pays employees an additional travel allowance under certain conditions. The amount of the subsidy depends on the amount of the commuter allowance.

Information and Contact 
Human Resources Department

For whom?
For all employees who work at least 50 per cent of the time and have their workplace in a building of the Medical University of Innsbruck

Short Description
The Medical University of Innsbruck has car parks at several locations where employees can park at a reduced rate if certain conditions are met. The usage fee is deducted monthly as part of the payroll.

Information and Contact
Facility Management Department

For whom?
For employees of the general staff and project staff in general employment, apprentices

Short Desciption
In the summer, general staff, project staff in general employment as well as apprentices with a gross monthly salary of a maximum of EUR 2,600.00 receive a voucher from the Rectorate in accordance with a cut-off date regulation. For the Christmas holidays, general staff, project staff in general employment as well as apprentices traditionally receive a Christmas present in the form of a voucher from the Rector together with the Works Council for general university staff in accordance with a key date regulation.

Information and Contact
Human Resources Department
Works Council for General University Staff

For whom?
For all employees

Short Description
Employees of the Medical University of Innsbruck can be allocated a publicly financed university rental flat owned by a non-profit housing association if certain conditions are met. The Rectors of the Medical University of Innsbruck and the University of Innsbruck decide on the allocation of a university rental flat on the recommendation of the Housing Committee, which consists of representatives of the works councils of both universities.

Information and Contact
Works Council for general university staff
Works Council for academic university staff

Campus Life

Campus Leben

For whom?
For all employees

For what?
for all globally funded positions

Short Description
The Medical University of Innsbruck appreciates the commitment of its employees in recruiting new team members. As a sign of recognition and as a small thank you, committed employees receive a financial bonus when they successfully recruit new employees for the university. Further information on the exact procedure and conditions for this bonus can be found on the homepage of the Human Resources Department.

Information and Contact
Human Resources Department
Instructions

For whom?
For all employees

Short Description
As part of the New Year's Reception, which is jointly organised by ALUMN-I-MED and the Rectorate of the Medical University of Innsbruck, employees, graduates, students, guests of honour as well as sponsors are given a look back as well as a brief outlook on the new year.
The Rectorate team also usually invites all employees of the Medical University of Innsbruck to a staff party once a year as a gesture of thanks and as a sign of appreciation and recognition for their daily commitment. To kick off the winter semester, the university invites its employees to a concert at the Haus der Musik Innsbruck with discounted admission.
For all running and walking enthusiasts, the company run offers the opportunity to take part in the running competition or Nordic walking for the university. The entry fee is covered for all teams. These sporty employees will also be provided with a functional shirt.

Information and Contact
Public Relations and Media Department

For whom?
For all employees

Short Description
As a voluntary company benefit, the Medical University of Innsbruck offers its employees the opportunity to go on a company trip once a calendar year. The purpose of the company trip is to promote team spirit and communication among employees, to strengthen company solidarity and to have a positive influence on the working atmosphere. In addition to the paid working time during which the company trip takes place, the university also provides €60.00 per participating employee.

Information and Contact
Human Resources Department

For whom?
For all employees

Short Description
In order to promote team spirit and cohesion in the organisational units, it is possible to organise wine nights or summer parties within the department. The university supports these events with €60.00 per participating employee.

Information and Contact
Human Resources Department

For whom?
For all employees

Short Description
MED:INN campus provides information relevant to the university, reports on interesting facts from the campus and informs about events. MED:INN campus can be accessed from the workplace. The Public Relations and Media Department is responsible for the editorial selection and realisation. Employees are invited to take part in finding topics and creating content via medinn-campus@i-med.ac.at.
As a platform for online collaboration, the university offers its employees Cisco Webex, which enables them to work collaboratively from different locations via a virtual meeting room and web conferences.

Informationen und Kontakt
Department of Public Relations und Media
Department of Information Technology (IT)

For whom?
For all employees

Short Description
The Medical University of Innsbruck is committed to the global goals for sustainable development and places particular emphasis on Goal 3 "Good Health and Well-Being" of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) formulated by the United Nations (UN). We are a member of the UniNEtZ (Universities and Sustainable Development Goals) project, in which scientists from 23 partner institutions have joined forces to present options on how the SDGs can be implemented. Our central concern is the promotion of sustainable medicine with all its ecological, economic and social aspects.

Information and Contact 
Office of the Rectorate

For whom?
For children of employees

Short Description
The Children's and Youth Academy of the Medical University of Innsbruck organises various events throughout the year such as medical workshops, lectures, excursions, special children's afternoons and sports courses for children and young people of our university's employees in order to awaken their interest in science and research.

Information and Contact
Coordination Office for Gender Equality, Advancement of Women and Diversity

For whom?
For daughters of employees

Short Description
In order to encourage girls and young women to consider a career in medicine, the Medical University of Innsbruck organises an annual event on International Girls' Day to draw the attention of girls and young women to careers in medicine.

Information and Contact
Coordination Office for Gender Equality, Advancement of Women and Diversity

Health

Gesundheit

For whom?
For all employees

Short Description
Occupational health care for employees of the central university administration and the medical-theoretical department is provided by the company doctor Dr. Olaf Riccabona. Employees in the clinical area can obtain these services from the company medical service of the Innsbruck General Public Regional Hospital.

Information and Contact 
Company Doctor Dr. Olaf Riccabona
Company medical service at the Innsbruck General Public Regional Hospital

For whom?
For all employees

Short Description
The Medical University of Innsbruck offers its employees the opportunity to take advantage of various vaccinations at a favourable price or, respectively, free of charge.

Information and Contact
Company Doctor Dr. Olaf Riccabona
Works Council for General University Staff
Works Council for Academic Staff

For whom?
For all employees

Short Description - Exercise
In order to enable more movement in everyday working life, employees have access to an ever-evolving programme as part of occupational health management. This includes, for example, free access to the FitUp app, including a wide range of team challenges, back fitness training and participation in the company run.

Short Description – Joie de Vivre
As part of company health management, employees have access to an ever-evolving programme that aims to strengthen not only physical but also mental and emotional health and thus promote an increased zest for life and well-being in everyday working life. This includes, for example, workshops on healthy eating, No Smoke initiatives and much more.

Short Description – Time Out
An ever-evolving programme is available to employees to create space for recovery phases in everyday working life and to promote health holistically. This includes various facets of mental health and offers a wide range of programmes aimed at increasing well-being and mental balance, such as meditation courses or breathing sessions in the FitUp app.

Information and Contact 
Human Resources Development Department

For whom?
For all employees

Short Description
In our endeavour to establish more sustainability at MedUni, the Medical University of Innsbruck and Tirol Kliniken have started a cooperation with Stadtrad. As an employee of the Medical University of Innsbruck, you will now receive special conditions with Stadtrad Innsbruck: The annual fee of 39 euros is waived and the first half hour of each journey is free of charge. Only after that will a usage fee be charged depending on the duration of the journey.

Information
Registration instructions

For whom?
For all employees

Short Description
All employees of the Medical University of Innsbruck have the opportunity to take part in the sports programme of the USI (University Sports Institute of Innsbruck) at a reduced rate. There is something for everyone thanks to the extremely wide range of different sports on offer.

Information and Contact
University Sports Institute of Innsbruck
Instruction