FH Upper AustriaUniversity of Applied Sciences

The programme is currently being finalized and will be updated shortly. It will contain general workshops and a social programme for all focus groups, but also very specific workshops dealing with topics that are relevant for the specific target groups. Workshops will include a presentation of one or several participants but will focus mainly on the exchange of experiences, ideas and discussion. 

The following topics will be covered: 

International Relations

The programme in this focus group will include topics that are relevant for International Office staff members working with student and staff exchanges. Workshops on summer programmes, internationalization activities for part-time students, study entrance phase and staff mobilities are preliminary options for this focus group.


Workshops in this focus group will be interesting for colleagues working in Marketing departments of HEIs. Possible topics will be student recruitment, internal communication and marketing events for high shool students. 

R&D Projects

This group focuses on scientific staff members of HEI who deal with the preparation and administration of research projects. Workshops will contain topics such as proposal writing, communication and documentation.


These workshops will cover topics that are interesting for teaching staff of HEIs. Possible topics will deal with MOOCs, Didactics and Interantional Classrooms.

Study Programme Administration

This focus group is open for all colleagues who work in general administration departments of HEIs, such as admissions, registrar or dean's office. Workshops will deal with admission issues, opportunities and challenges in HEI administration as well as student counselling.  

General Programme

This part of the programme will be held commonly for all STW participants and will include:

  • Introduction to Austrian Culture
  • Intercultural Communication
  • German Language Crash-Course
  • Cultural Excursion