Born 1970, Rupert Beinhauer holds a doctor degree in Psychology at the Karl-Franzens University Graz (Austria). He is currently lecturer and research and development manager at the department of International Management at FH JOANNEUM (University of Applied Sciences in Graz/Austria) and works as a part-time freelance lecturer and trainer, developing workshops and seminars. Working in international educational projects since more then ten years, he has extensive project management experience and is involved in several international projects, providing scientific input and project coordination in a number of multinational research teams.

Fields of interest include among others intercultural communication; project management; test & questionnaire construction and validation; statistics and methodology; workshop, seminar and curriculum development; blended learning approaches. At the moment he is mainly working at topics concerning cross cultural teaching and quality in higher education.