Academic Whistleblower System - das System für den Akademischen Bereich in Österreich
This platform is primarily aimed at members of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna who wish to report serious indications of suspected misconduct and/or breaches of rules anonymously or confidentially. According to § 1 (1) of the Whistleblower Protection Act (HSchG), companies and legal entities in the public sector with 50 or more employees are obliged to set up an internal reporting centre.
You can use this platform to report misconduct and/or breaches of rules by employees of the Academy in various categories.

How the whistleblower system protects you
  • No identifying information ist given to the contact persons.
  • Your message will be stylometrically redacted to provide you with an even higher level of anonymity. This means that we will remove double punctation and convert all words to lowercase.
  • All your information is end-to-den encrypted, so your sensitive information remains safe.
What you can do to protect yourself
  • You are not on the Academy's network (Internet/VPN):
  • You are not using a device (smartphone, computer, etc.) provided to you by the academy.
  • You are not use any phrases, idioms or abbreviations that you frequently use in conversation or emails.