Managing Authority (MA)

The Partner States have appointed the Land of Salzburg, represented by the Department for economy, tourism and communities, Sub-department regional develoment and EU regional policy  to act as Managing Authority (MA). The MA bears the overall responsibility for managing and implementing the Cooperation Programme and acts as an interface between the European Commission and the participating states and regions.

Amt der Salzburger Landesregierung
Abt. 1/01 
Südtiroler Platz 11
A-5010 Salzburg 
Tel. +43 662 8042 3789 
Fax +43 662 8042 3808 

Christina Bauer MBL

Head of the managing authority

General management of the Alpine Space programme. Graduated in economics and law. 

Tel: +43 (0)662 8042 3865

Magdalena Friedwagner-Maislinger

Finance manager

Financial management, audits and controls.

Tel:  +43 (0)662 8042 3861

Sabine Kumaus


Management of technical assistance, organisation and administration tasks, MA contact point for projects and programme partners.

Tel: +43 (0)662 8042 3789

Wolfgang Schrattenecker

Certifying authority officer

Tel: +43 (0)662 8042 3758

On the basis of Salzburg’s experience as managing authority of the Alpine Space programme the European Commission has entrusted the Land of Salzburg to administer the Alpine Region Preparatory Action Fund.
This fund shall provide support for the implementation of the macroregional strategy for the Alpine Region - EUSALP.

Lea Schmidlechner

Project and communication officer

Management of the Alpine Region Preparatory Action Fund

Availability: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday

Spoken languages: German, English.

Tel.: +43 (0)662 8042 3756