Democracy, plurality, freedom of expression, scientific intrigue, academic discourse, contest of ideas, learning from each other as a team, mutual respect, consideration for each other and partnership support are among the fundamental values of MCI, in conjunction with the fundamental rights guaranteed in the constitution of the European Union, the Republic of Austria and the State of Tyrol respectively.

Accordingly, the MCI is committed to diversity, openness and tolerance with regard to applicants, staff, lecturers, students, stakeholders and other groups of people - irrespective of gender, age, religious affiliation, impairment, ethnicity, sexual orientation, ideology and social background.

Moreover, the rigorous implementation of diversity management in the relevant fields of action of the MCI and the avoidance of direct and indirect discrimination based on the above-mentioned characteristics are among our institution’s overriding objectives.