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Curriculum Vitae Alexander Schallenberger

Academic Career

1989 – 1994 Law studies, University of Vienna and université Paris II Panthéon-Assas

1995 Research assistant at the Institut Français des Relations Internationales, Paris

1995 – 1996 Postgraduate studies in European Law at the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium

Career

1997 Federal Ministry for Foreign Affairs

1999 – 2000 Head of Unit for General Affairs of EU integration

2000 – 2005 Head of the Legal Affairs Department at the Permanent Representation of Austria to the EU

2005 – 2008 Cabinet Member and Press Spokesperson of the Minister for Foreign Affairs Ursula Plassnik

2008 – 2013 Cabinet Member and Press Spokesperson of the Minister for Foreign Affairs (and Vice-Chancellor) Michael Spindelegger

2009 – 2013 Head of the Staff Unit 1 (coordination of foreign-policy communication, public diplomacy) and as of 2011 also Deputy Head of Cabinet of Vice-Chancellor and Foreign Minister Michael Spindelegger

2014 – 2016 Head of the new Strategic and Policy Planning Unit reporting directly to Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz

2016 – 2018 General Director for Europe at the Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs

Since 2018 General Director for Section IV Coordination at the Federal Chancellery

Since 3 June 2019 Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs

Since 5 June 2019 Federal Minister within the Federal Chancellery for the EU, Arts, Culture and Media