Mag. Elke A. Gornik MBA

Lifelong Learning, Recognition of Prior Learning, Organisational Development, Higher Education Research, Continuing Education Research, Scientific Continuing Education, Quality Management


Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Professional MBA Educational Management, MBA
Oct 2011 - Jan 2015
University of Vienna, Mag.
Oct 1997 - Jan 2004

Professional career & activities

University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Scientific Head Lifelong Long Learning
Nov 2018 - dato
trian University Continuing and Staff Development Network, Board Member
Jan 2015 - Feb 2018
Universität Wien, Postgraduate Center, Deputy Director, Head of Postgraduate Programs and Quality Management
Jan 2012 - Aug 2018
AUCEN - Austrian Continuing Education and Staff Development Network, Head of Coordination Office
Jan 2012 - Dec 2015
University of Vienna, Postgraduate Center, Deputy Manager
Dec 2008 - Dec 2011
University of Vienna, Unit Continuing Education, Consultant and Project Manager
Jan 2006 - Nov 2008
University of Vienna, Project Manager
Oct 2004 - Dec 2006
Organisations like ZVA, ORF, ÖH, University of Vienna ..., Activities in the context of Public Relations, project planning and implementation, journalism, educational projects
Nov 2000 - Mar 2005

Research interests

  • Quality Management
  • Scientific Continuing Education
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Continuing Education Research
  • Organisational Development
  • Higher Education Research
  • Recognition of Prior Learning
E. Gornik - Continuing Education in Austria in Handbook für University Continuing Education (Editors: W. Jütte, M. Rohs) - Springer VS, 2019, pp. 20 more
E. Gornik - The development and significance of lifelong learning and continuing education in the higher education sector - with a focus on the Austrian universities of applied sciences - Coming Soon - Proceedings - 2019, Linz, Austria, 2019, pp. 95-108 more
E. Gornik - Continuing scientific education - an underestimated element in the profile of Austrian universities? - Journal for Higher Education Development, Vol. 13, No. 3, 2018, pp. 71-87 more
E. Gornik, M. Kil, C. Stöckler-Penz - The Growth of University Continuing Education in Austria - Social Needs, Higher Education Policy Framework and OE Practic in The Lifelong Learning University of the Future - Institutional Points of View from Higher Continuing Education (Editors: N. Tomaschek, K.… more
E. Gornik, M. Kil, K. Mallich-Pötz, A. Steiger, C. Stöckler-Penz - Austrian University Continuing Education and Staff Development Network in The contribution of the DGWF to the promotion of university continuing education, 2017, pp. 139-149 more
E. Gornik, N. Tomaschek - An insight into the Austrian network AUCEN - Austrian University Continuing Education and Staff Development Network. - University and Continuing Education Journal, Vol. 2013, No. 2, 2014, pp. 85-87 more
N. Tomaschek, E. Gornik - The Lifelong Learning University - Waxmann, 2011 more
E. Gornik, N. Tomaschek - Enable processes for Lifelong Learning: A core task of the University of the Future in The Lifelong Learning University - Waxmann, 2011, pp. 7-14 more
E. Gornik, N. Tomaschek - University Meets Public - a contribution of the University of Vienna to Lifelong Learning - University Meets Public - Review, 2011, pp. 17-24 more