Part 1


§1 Legal relationships

(1) These institutional regulations regulate the internal operations of the conservatory.

(2) The director is responsible for representing the school externally within the limits set by the statutes and other legal provisions that apply to the school.

§2 Organization

  1. The director is responsible for managing the conservatory.
  2. Unless he is the same as the school provider, the director is bound by his instructions to the extent that this does not conflict with school law or other provisions of the statute.
  3. The department heads are appointed by the director in agreement with the school provider
  4. The other school staff (secretariat, cleaning, library) will be taken in by the school manager after consulting the director.
  5. If the director is unable to attend, the appointed deputy director or a department head appointed by the school maintainer will manage the management business.
  6. If department heads are unable to attend, they will be represented by the most senior teacher.

§3 Facilities and their tasks

The following facilities serve to fulfill the tasks of the conservatory:

(1) Directorate

The management of the Franz Schubert Conservatory consists of the actual management, the secretariat and other employees. The management is responsible for the school, artistic and administrative operations as well as the proper management of the library, the audiovisual media, the instruments, etc. ensure. The management also represents the school externally in terms of public relations.

(2) The conservatory includes the following departments

(A) Composition

The area of responsibility of this department includes the theoretical supplementary subjects, those of conductor training and, in cooperation with the Department of Music Education, the supervision of the theoretical subjects to be taught there.

(B) Wind instruments

The scope of this department includes recorder, transverse flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, horn, trombone.

(C) String and plucked instruments

The responsibilities of this department include violin, viola (viola), cello, double bass, guitar, lute and harp.

(D) Percussion instruments

The scope of this department includes timpani, snare drum, all orchestral percussion instruments and mallets (bar games), as well as ethno percussion.

(E) Keyboard instruments

The responsibilities of this department include piano, organ and accordion, Styrian harmonica and accompaniment.

(F) singing

The scope of this department includes voice training, solo singing, song and oratorio, opera and operetta training as well as choral singing.


The scope of this department includes jazz theory and composition as well as arrangement, all jazz instruments, jazz singing and all theoretical and practical additional subjects that can be assigned to this department.

(H) Musical (musical entertainment theater)

The scope of this department includes specific training subjects from the following departments: voice training/jazz/pop singing and dance.

The above-mentioned departments must ensure the delivery of lessons in accordance with the instructions of the management and in accordance with the applicable study and curricula.

 §4 House rules

  1. The house rules must regulate all matters relating to the use of school rooms, unless this has already been done in other regulations.
  2. The house rules are issued by the school manager in agreement with the director.

§5 School fees and examination fees

  1. The school provider determines the amount of school fees and examination fees as well as any other fees (rental fees for instruments, fees for practice rooms, etc.).
  2. School fees must be paid in advance for the academic year. Monthly installments are possible (application).

Section II

§6 Teachers' conference

  1. The teachers' conference consists of all the teachers working at the conservatory.
  2. The teachers' conference must be called by the director.
  3. The teachers' conference must be convened if this is requested by a third of the teachers or half of the department heads.
  4. Teacher participation is mandatory. If you are prevented from attending for valid reasons, you must inform the director in good time.
  5. The teachers' conference advises on educational and artistic matters.
  6. Decisions are made with a simple majority of votes.
  7. The agenda must be announced at least one week before the scheduled meeting date.
  8. Minutes must be kept of the course of the teachers' conference.

 §7 Board of Directors

  1. The management board consists of the director, his/her deputy, if any, and the department heads.
  2. This meeting must be convened by the director or school provider if there are particularly important questions.
  3. The board of directors advises on current and general educational and artistic problems.

§8 Quorum

The teachers' conference and the management board have a quorum if at least half of the people entitled to vote are present. Resolutions are passed with a simple majority.

Section III

 §9 Obligations

  1. The people working at the conservatory must ensure that their respective areas of activity are operated expediently and economically. The facility of the conservatory must be treated with care.
  2. During the course of teaching, the teachers must ensure that all of the conservatory's facilities are treated with care by the pupils and students.
  3. The provisions of the school regulations apply accordingly to the borrowing of instruments, books and sheet music by teachers.

§10 Prohibition of accepting gifts

  1. Accepting gifts that go beyond mere tokens and commemorative value is prohibited.
  2. The acceptance of honorary gifts requires the approval of the director.

§11 Obligation of confidentiality

  1. All people working at the conservatory are obliged to maintain confidentiality about all circumstances that come to them
    1. in the exercise of their duties or
    2. the personal circumstances of the students or their relatives are known.
  2. The obligation of confidentiality is unlimited in time
  3. The director can release this obligation in special cases.
  4. All people working at the conservatory are prohibited from making derogatory comments about it.

§12 Reporting obligation

All people working at the conservatory are obliged to report to the management:

  1. gross violations by pupils or students of the provisions of the school regulations;
  2. notifiable diseases;
  3. other incidents that require the authorities to be notified or that endanger security at the conservatory.

 §13 Punishment for breaches of duty

If people working at the conservatory violate their duties and tasks set out in the statutes, institution regulations, school regulations or other regulations, it is the responsibility of the management to take any necessary consequences.

§14 Miscellaneous

The provision of the institution regulations does not affect the other rights and obligations of the people working at the conservatory that arise from other contractual agreements or legal provisions.

§15 Tasks of the teachers

  1. The teacher must carry out his/her assigned tasks independently and responsibly. He must therefore impart the teaching material to pupils and students in accordance with the provisions of the curriculum (plans) applicable to his subject(s), taking into account their talents and abilities.
  2. The lessons should be contemporary according to the principles of pedagogy and should capture people in their entire personality, awaken joy in the practice of artistic activity and promote the shared practice of art.
  3. The teacher must continually monitor the students' performance. Regardless of his duty of confidentiality, he must provide information about his learning success to his legal guardians or to the student himself.

 §16 Artistic activities outside the conservatory

  1. A teacher must carry out his artistic activities and other types of activities in such a way that teaching is not disrupted as much as possible.
  2. He must point out his work at the Franz Schubert Conservatory in agreement with the management, but refrain from making such activities appear to be activities of the conservatory.

§ 17

  1. Private lessons may not be given within the conservatory.
  2. The poaching of students from the conservatory for subsequent private lessons is not permitted for a period of one year after the end of any teaching position at the conservatory.

§ 18

  1. Teachers are prohibited from issuing certificates or confirmations of academic success directly to students. This must always be done via the management.
  2. When confirming private lessons, teachers are not permitted to use information that could give the impression that they are from the conservatory.