Our organization

Austrian Standards stands for the Austrian Standards International, a non-profit service organization, founded in 1920, and its subsidiary Austrian Standards plus GmbH, established in 2008.

People & responsibilities

Presidents Group and management

The supreme body of the association Austrian Standards International is the Presidents Group headed by President Univ.Prof. DDr. Walter Barfuß.

Univ.Prof. DDr. Walter Barfuß


Univ.Prof. DDr. Walter Barfuß


Stefan Ehrlich-Adám

Mag. Stefan Ehrlich-Adám
CEO EVVA Sicherheitstechnologie GmbH

Sektionschef Dr. Manfred Matzka

Prof. Dr. Manfred Matzka
Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Bundestheater-Holding,
former Head of Division I "General Matters" of the Federal Chancellery

Dipl.-Ing. Harald Plöckinger

Dipl.-Ing. Harald Plöckinger
Member of the Board of KTM AG

Honorary President

Univ.Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Karl Korinek

Univ.Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Karl Korinek † 9. March 2017
former President of the Constitutional Court,
former Professor at the Institute of Constitutional and Administrative Law,
University of Vienna


DDr. Elisabeth Stampfl-Blaha
Mag. Wolfgang Steigenberger

Managing Director of Austrian Standards (Austrian Standards International as well as Austrian Standards plus GmbH) is DDr. Elisabeth Stampfl-Blaha



Vice Director Mag. Wolfgang Steigenberger.  



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Presidential Council

Presidential Council

The Presidential Council is the main specialized consultative body of the Austrian Standards International.

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Honorary Board

Honorary Board

The members of the Honorary Board critically review the significance of standards.

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Facts & figures

Austrian Standards stands for reliability and competence in the development of standards

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[Translate to English:] Mann zeigt auf Vertragspunkt

Internal Regulations

Here you can find all the details with regard to the Internal Regulations of Austrian Standards.

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