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Rainbow of nations at IT Summer Workshop in Hagenberg

  More than 70 academics from 17 nations visited Hagenberg in mid-June to take part in the second Summer Workshop on IT Education and Research at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria. This year’s three-day event showcased online learning, focusing in  particular on  so-called "Massive Open Online Courses" (MOOCs). Four high-profile speakers from Great Britain, the...  Read more


First human with prosthetic leg that can feel

  Encouraging study results under laboratory conditions For the first time in history, an Austrian team of researchers has successfully fitted a human being with a leg prosthesis that sends feelings to its wearer. This marks a revolution in prosthesis research. The study results indicate that it greatly increases safety when in motion. The new prosthesis is perceived to be much...  Read more


Campus Hagenberg researchers win Google Research Award

  Researchers at the Media Interaction Lab of the FH Upper Austria were granted the “Google Faculty Research Award” for their idea to outfit clothes with sensors, thereby combining the latest technology with fashion. This sought-after prize is awarded twice a year. With this achievement, the Campus Hagenberg researchers find themselves among the ranks of elite research...  Read more


Research unites beyond borders

  The UK´s leading linguist and bestselling author joined the Cross-Cultural Business Conference 2015 at the FH Upper Austria Campus Steyr. International cooperation was the focus of campus life at the School of Management for the “4th Cross-Cultural Business Conference”, which took place 21 – 22 May within the framework of the International Week. It offered top-class lectures...  Read more


Cooperation with the renowned University of Portland intensifies

  The Master’s Degree Programme “Innovation and Product Management” of the School of Engineering and Environmental Sciences has managed to win over the top-ranked US University of Portland as a partner for student and teacher exchange. Just recently two professors of the Donald P. Shiley School of Engineering visited the FH Upper Austria in Wels. Prof. Dr. Mark Kennedy (Associate...  Read more


Two new degree programmes at FH Upper Austria Campus Hagenberg

  Two new Master’s Degree Programmes due to start this fall at the School of Informatics, Communications and Media, have been dedicated to the topics “Information Security” as well as “Energy“, both of which are becoming increasingly important for the future. The part-time degree programme “Information Security Management” and the English-taught full-time degree programme...  Read more


Around the world at FH Upper Austria Campus Steyr

  The International Week at the FH Upper Austria School of Management in Steyr took place from May 18-20. Numerous highlights were offered by key speakers from 12 different nations. The “International Fair” on May 20 at 6 pm – an event organized by exchange students – took its audience on an exciting journey around the world with multi-cultural folklore, music and national...  Read more


Student Group from Finland visits Wels Campus

  Recently a group of 10 students from the parther university Lahti University of Applied Sciences in Finland and their Paul Carroll visited the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Wels Campus. The students from the field of Environmental Engineering came to Austria to gain insights into the characteristics of regional energy and environmental technologies. During their...  Read more


CHE-Ranking: Again top grades for FH Upper Austria - Campus Hagenberg

  Once again the FH Upper Austria has defended its top ranking in the field of informatics education. In the latest CHE-Ranking, the Bachelor’s Degree Programmes of the School of Informatics, Communications and Media, have been rated excellent in terms of general study environment, the supervision of teachers and graduation within an appropriate timeframe.  For the ranking, the...  Read more


International students explore Innsbruck

  At the end of March, 21 international degree-seeking students from the School of Informatics, Communication and Media, visited Tyrol’s capital city Innsbruck. The International Office in Hagenberg organised the trip. The students did not miss their chance to visit the Bergisel jump, the Ambras Castle, the town hall tower, the Alpine zoo as well as the town’s landmark “Goldenes...  Read more

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