Mag. Martina Baravalle studied law at the University of Vienna and is a lawyer in the department of Organizational Law and Appointment Management for University Professors (ORB) at mdw – University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna. In addition to her legal activity for the university management she leads the Competence Center for Academic Integrity at mdw. In this capacity she developed measures to combat plagiarism, but she is also responsible for the planning of preventive topics for students and faculty and holds various lectures on plagiarism prevention at several universities. Currently the focus of her work is on artistic plagiarism. Moreover, she is mediator officially listed by the Austrian Department of Justice.