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Shroomsday - When War of the Worlds meets Killer Shrooms

  Film award for Digital Art students of FH Upper Austria  Read more


On Exchange Semester with Reindeer and Santa Claus 

  For Carmen Balzer, a third-semester bachelor's student of social work, it was clear before she began her studies that she wanted to spend a semester abroad. "Due to my love of winter and nature and after reading the consistently positive reports, my choice quickly fell on the Lapland University of Applied Sciences in Kemi - in the Finnish region of Lapland", explains Balzer.…  Read more


Pioneering Work for a Functioning Circular Economy

  Reusable "Green Packaging" developed - Recycling instead of buying new  Read more


Hagenberg Graduate Convinces Mark Zuckerberg with App

  With the Zuckerberg Keynote, the graduate of the FH Upper Austria School of Informatics, Communications and Media in Hagenberg also received financial support from Meta  Read more


Experience Southern Italy at the University of Calabria

  As a student of the Master's programme in Social Work, I have a very intensive and enriching time in Cosenza! The various courses offered at the university give me the opportunity to gain insight into the working methods of future social workers in Calabria. But the region also has a lot to offer outside of the university: in addition to the culinary delights, such as pizza and…  Read more


Individual Focus - More Flexibility - Improved Study Options

  Starting in fall, the current 2000 students can look forward to even more flexibility in their studies at Wels Campus  Read more


Detection of Breast Cancer Biomarker Increases Chances of Survival

  Synthetic receptor-based Biosensing Platform for Protein Biomarkers  Read more


Spring School "Hidden Business Champions” at Steyr Campus

  From May 15-21, more than 40 international students from Finland, Belgium and Ukraine visited the Steyr Campus of FH Upper Austria to find out what makes a company a "Hidden Business Champion". After intensive preparation, the success factors were identified in courses and new business ideas were developed together.  Visits to companies of different sizes and industries, all…  Read more


Reduce CO2 emissions and save costs in production

  Through the Energie Star 2021 Award, the OÖ Energiesparverband and the province of Upper Austria awards innovative, ground-breaking academic and industrial research projects. Under the same theme is The Young Energy Researcher Award for young, aspiring researchers which promotes the future of energy at scientific level. A Mechatronics/Economics graduate, Dominik Leherbauer,…  Read more


Social Work Study Trip to Hamburg

  This year, students of social work had the opportunity to take part in a study trip to Hamburg. The programme included visits to various institutions on the topics of prostitution, addiction and counselling. In addition, there was an exchange on ethical issues with students from the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences.  Read more


Diversity Day on June, 14th 2022

  The 8th Diversity Day of the FH OÖ will be held on Wels Campus on June, 14th from 16:00-18:00. Childcare will be offered (if needed), hybrid participation is possible.  Read more


Career Talk for Internationals - Graduates promote working in Upper Austria

  On 3 May at the Wels Campus five international graduates of technical degree programmes told us why they decided to live in Upper Austria after graduation. More than 50 students listened enthusiastically to the speakers and took the opportunity to ask their most burning questions about their careers. Young adults have to make two difficult decisions in their lives: Who do I…  Read more


Ecologisation & Digitalisation - Research Successes of the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria in Cooperation with Companies

  FH OÖ – Research at cutting edge that makes a significant contribution to ecologisation.  Read more


Ukraine Students are Accepted for Summer Semester 2022

  The University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria would like to invite students who have come to us from Ukraine to study as guest students (free of charge) at one of our schools in the summer semester 2022. We have campuses in Wels, Hagenberg, Linz and Steyr and teach the disciplines of economics, engineering, computer science and medical engineering. Students studying these…  Read more


International Success Story: Master's Programme for the Automotive Industry

  The 5th anniversary shows: International graduates work in local companies  Read more


Medical Technology Professor's Textbook Published in Chinese

  Corona and the resulting lockdown have strengthened a passion of FH-Prof. PD Dr. Thomas Haslwanter from the Department of Medical Technology in Linz, which he has already been cultivating for several years - the writing of technical books. Three of them have been published so far by the renowned Springer-Verlag : https://work.thaslwanter.at/. Haslwanter is particularly proud…  Read more


Paralympics Medalist is Supported by FH Upper Austria Sports Team

  Florian Brungraber Won Silver in Triathlon in Tokyo  Read more


From Hagenberg to New Zealand

  International prize-winners, world-renowned creatives and renowned studios will be on hand when Hagenberg's University of Applied Sciences once again brings computer animation before the curtain at the Ars Electronica Media Festival from 10 to 12 September.  Read more


International Summer Academy for Women - 12 Students from 7 Countries Gained New Experiences Abroad in and Around Upper Austria

  Exclusive insights into the world of hydropower, space technology, ethical and sustainable product design, Internet of Things for astronomical observations, current projects in medical technology and robotics.  Read more


Automotive Mechatronics & Management - International Studies in Austria are not Just About Work

  One of the perks of international studies is making friends from all over the world.  After graduating from the “Automotive Mechatronics & Management” master’s degree, Esteban from Colombia and Felix from Upper Austria enjoyed their summer traveling Europe. Mallorca was a particular highlight. Besides some partying, sightseeing and lying on the beach, they realized that this is…  Read more


Are You Looking for a Host Institution for a Postdoc Fellowship in Europe?

  The University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria offers to host Marie-Skłodowska Curie Postdoctoral Fellows in computer science, economic and social sciences in the following research areas: Bioinformatics (https://www.euraxess.at/jobs/hosting/msca-postdoctoral-fellowships-2021-call-bioinformatics) Digital business and digital farming (https://www.euraxess.at/jobs/hosting/m…  Read more


A Successful Year in Research

  Record order volume of 40.1 million euros in Research & Development at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria  Read more


Need some help?

  Dear students, Above all, studying means to gain new experiences, to meet new people and to get a certain degree of freedom and independence. However, studying can also mean to have difficulty coping with the unfamiliar and to experience emotions of loneliness, doubt and pressure. To help in such situations, we have attached a leaflet that provides you with relevant contacts…  Read more


Need some help?

  Dear students, Above all, studying means to gain new experiences, to meet new people and to get a certain degree of freedom and independence. However, studying can also mean to have difficulty coping with the unfamiliar and to experience emotions of loneliness, doubt and pressure. To help in such situations, we have attached a leaflet that provides you with relevant contacts…  Read more


Career Zone officially launched: Why you should register right now

  Check out our new Career Zone! Here, you are not only going to find a lot more job offers and internships: You can also take a close look at interesting companies, get some advice on how to apply, can register for exclusive events and may present yourself to potential employers.  Read more


Using High-tech Against a Second Corona Wave

  Ultrasound aerosol disinfection system sterilises rooms of up to 170 square metres in less than an hour  Read more


Student of the FH Upper Austria Wins at Lightweight Construction Conference at Spielbergring

  Automated Production of Lightweight Components - The University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria is researching a fully automated manufacturing process at Wels Campus  Read more


FH Upper Austria Continues to Grow in Research Turnover - Despite Corona also Optimistic for this Year

  With a volume of almost EUR 20.9 million in R&D revenues for the year 2019 alone, the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria is again recording significant growth. Thus, the FH Upper Austria is not only again proving to be the strongest research university in Austria, but also one of the big players in the German-speaking world in the field of applied research. With a…  Read more


International University Ranking puts Management Studies at the Steyr Campus on the Podium

  https://www.umultirank.org/study-at/university-of-applied-sciences-upper-austria-rankings/  Read more


Agricultural Students Win International Ideas Competition "Bodenschmiede" in Berlin

  Agricultural technology and management students of the FH Upper Austria cultivate winter barley and soya at the same time.  Read more


Current Information for Prospective & Current Students

  As of 15 June 2020, the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria will return to the state "before Covid". Those courses/lectures where possible will continue to be held in distance mode. Courses, exams, exercises etc. that are held in attendance will continue to be subject to the security regulations listed on the website. Examinations can be viewed again after prior…  Read more


FH Upper Austria Part of Cutting Edge Technology Association

  In October 2019, FH Upper Austria joined another cutting-edge academic association: the “World Technology Universities Network” (WTUN; https://www.wtu-n.net/). The WTUN is a global network of technical and research-focused universities with the mission to conduct high level research on current topics that yield a benefit for our society. Education is another priority for the…  Read more


International Conference with 200 Participants from 29 Nations in Online Mode

  Top-class experts from all over the world met virtually on 14 May for the 9th Cross-Cultural Business Conference at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria in Steyr to discuss current developments in the field of interculturality and international business.   Read more


10th Conference Industrial Computer Tomography (iCT2020) at the FH Upper Austria Campus Wels

  276 experts from 30 countries are now making their tenth pilgrimage to Wels: At the conference for industrial computer tomography, they are virtually mutually examining their research results.  Read more


3rd Winterschool in Medical Engineering

  This week, the third Winter School in Medical Engineering is organised at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Linz Campus. The most promising candidates are selected from a larger group of applicants to spend a week intensively in the three key areas Prosthetics, Materials and Medical Simulations. A total of 13 qualified Bachelor students from Russia, UK, USA,…  Read more


Digital Twin - A successful cooperation with Taiwan University NTUST

  Great potential for further collaboration in teaching, R&D, internship student exchange and joint supervision  Read more


Watch our Webinar - Study Engineering

  https://www.fh-ooe.at/en/international/webinars/  Read more


Professor Alexander Jäger Receives Title of Honorary Doctor

  Professor Alexander Jäger (FH Upper Austria, School of Engineering in Wels) received a rare award and calls for climate protection as a teaching subject  Read more


Humboldt forums in three cities in China

  The Beijing Humboldt Forum co-founded by FH Upper Austria met for the seventh time in September, this time not only in the capital Beijing, but also in Jinan, the capital of Shandong Province and Chengdu, capital of Sichuan Province. The approximately 1,000 participants of the conference with the participation of business, science and government organizations discussed the…  Read more


Successful 6th "International Summer Academy in Engineering 4 Woman"

  The 6th “International Summer Academy in Engineering 4 Woman” took place July 9-24. 32 girls from 21 countries experienced a unique adventure in Upper Austria. They made friends from all over the world, attended workshops and seminars and developed new skills. The participants, all from different backgrounds within Engineering or Natural Sciences, were offered a summer…  Read more


8 nations took part at the 1st Summer School in Collaborative Systems and Security in Hagenberg

  Up-to-date IT know-how, networking with experts and getting to know other cultures in beautiful Upper Austria - 20 Master and PhD students from eight different countries did not miss this opportunity. 15 students from Belgium, Germany, Finland, Italy, Russia, Spain and Switzerland attended the first international summer school focusing on "Collaborative Systems and Security" at…  Read more


Close ties with partner region Shandong/China promote the economic–scientific cooperation of both regions

  The University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria has finalised a cooperation agreement with the Shandong University of Finance and Economics (SDUFE), China’s largest university in this field. The aim is to intensify cooperation in teaching and research as well as between the numerous business partners of both universities.  Read more


International Days in Social Work

  A total of 110 participants honored the International Days in Social Work at the FH Upper Austria Linz Campus in June: 73 students and lectors from the field of social work from 12 countries and 37 students from the in-house master's degree programme Social Work. The largest foreign student groups came from Germany, the Netherlands, the USA and Canada. A total of 21 lectures…  Read more


Top "U-Multirank" ranking for study programmes at School of Engineering

  The renowned "U-Multirank", initiated by the European Commission, once again confirms the high quality of the study programmes at University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, School of Engineering. In the two categories "International orientation of study programmes" and "Connection with business & the world of work", Wels Campus is listed among the 25 best universities and…  Read more


FH Upper Austria visited Shandong University of Finance and Economic Sciences (SDUFE) in China

  On May 24, a delegation group of FH Upper Austria under the leadership of Vice President for International Relations Dr. Andreas Zehetner visited the SDUFE in China. The Rector of SDUFE, Professor Zhao Zhongxiu, welcomed the guests and highlighted the importance of extending the international cooperation, in particular promoting the internationalisation of business and…  Read more


Clear the Stage for International Students

  1,318 international students are currently studying at the four schools in Hagenberg, Linz, Steyr or Wels. Some only for an exchange semester, but some complete their entire studies in Upper Austria. These young people should also be closely tied to the land above the Enns. "By attending a performance at the Landestheater Linz, we convey a sense of life to our international…  Read more


Phd Programme in Public Health and Social Sciences in Armenia and Georgia

  As part of Erasmus+ funding programme “Strategic Partnerships for Higher Education funding  -Key Action 203”  Christian Stark as Head of Master Programme social work could successfully acquire  a project  for capacity building in higher Education. The total volume of the project is 600.00 €. The aim of the project is to establish Phd Programme in Public Health and social…  Read more


2nd Winter School in Medical Engineering at Linz Campus

  The topics "Prosthetics", "Materials" and "Medical Simulations" formed the focal points of the second international Winter School Medical Engineering of the FH Upper Austria. International students from seven countries were selected by the Department of Medical Engineering from numerous applications. The participants came from the UK, Sweden, the Netherlands, Latvia, Poland,…  Read more


Ethiopia is an interesting business partner for Austrian companies

  A high-ranking Ethiopian delegation visits the School of Engineering in Wels  Read more


Winter School in Medical Engineering 2019

  13 international students from seven different countries joined us for our second „Winter School in medical Engineering“ which is taking place from 11  -15 of February 2019. Key areas of this 5-day programme are Prosthetics, Materials and Medical Simulations. The participants come from the Netherlands, Sweden, Great Britain, Latvia, Poland, United States and Germany. Etienne…  Read more


Guest Lectures at National University of Science and Technology in Taiwan

  Head of the Bachelor’s degree programme „Mechatronics/Business“ FH-Prof. DI Dr. Mario Jungwirth from the School of Engineering recently visited our partner institution National University of Science and Technology (NTUST) in Taipei. Prof. Jungwirth was invited to hold a guest lecture on “Modelling and Simulation of Mechatronic Systems” after a Mechatronics/Business student…  Read more


Successful Welcome Week and New International Programme at School of Engineering

  In September 2018, the School of Engineering at Wels Campus welcomed more than 150 new international students from over 50 countries. During a one week programme they were welcomed on campus, received first introductions and found their ways around. Students join our School of Engineering either for a semester or year of exchange studies or they move to Upper Austria for a…  Read more


Successful fourth International Staff Training Week at FH Upper Austria

  During April 24-27, 2018 FH Upper Austria hosted partner universities for the fourth “International Staff Training Week”: 30 colleagues from partner universities in 19 different countries joined this event. Besides many European colleagues, also institutions from China, Taiwan, Kazakhstan and Mexico participated.  Read more


Austria – Mexico - Taiwan: One Study, Three degrees

  As of fall 2018, the three cities Steyr - Ensenada -Taichung have one thing in common: they are training centers of the Triple Degree Agreement, which is offered at the universities of these three cities. "For the first time, a triple degree in Global Sales and Management will be possible at FH Upper Austria Campus Steyr," says Margarethe Überwimmer, Dean of the Steyr Faculty…  Read more


High Potential-Recruiting in India

  Electrical Engineering programme director Prof. DI Dr. Peter Zeller recently attended the Sagi Ramakrishnam Raju Engineering College in India, where he gave a 3-day lecture on AC networks. "The purpose of the trip was the recruiting of high potentials for international, technical study degree programmes", says Peter Zeller. The best Indians are determined by means of an…  Read more


Plekhanov Russian University of Economics a reliable Partner of FH Upper Austria

  Professor Andreas Zehetner, Vice President of the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, came to IBS-Plekhanov with a teaching and research visit from 26 to 30 March 2018.  Read more


Winter School brings international medical technology talents to Linz

  In the end, the best 12 candidates from around 70 interested people from all over the world were selected: the first Winter School of the Medical Technology Department of the Upper Austria University of Applied Sciences in Linz sets strict standards for its participants. In return, the invited students receive intensive coaching in the fields of medical materials, prosthetics…  Read more


Study Abroad Semester at UC Berkeley

  From now on, UC Berkeley with its powerful reputation will be a prominent addition to the CVs of Alexander Tonino and Christian Attenberger. The two students in Medical Engineering have just completed an exchange semester at the University of California, Berkeley. It is one of the highest ranked and most academically renowned universities in the US. Alexander Tonino had…  Read more


Staff Training in Helsinki/Finland

  The EU-programme „Erasmus+“ supports not only the exchange of students but funds also mobilities of teaching and administrative staff. Our colleagues Sonja Anzinger and Maria Leßlhumer, administrators of the Social Work BA-Programme just returned from their first so called “Staff Training” at our partner Diaconia University of Applied Sciences in Helsinki/Finland. Sonja and…  Read more


Childhood dream come true: working for Ferrari

  With a ‚double degree‘ from the School of Engineering in Wels to a job in Maranello A dream of many. Only a few days ago Federica Coniglio (24) from Calabria, Italy successfully completed the double degree in Innovation and Product Management and Management Engineering at the School of Engineering in Wels, thus acquiring two academic qualifications in one degree program. And…  Read more


Students of the FH Upper Austria represent Austria at an international conference

  At the beginning of July, INCU - ​​a network of international universities, organised an international student conference for export management in Qusar, Azerbaijan. The year’s best students and student representatives of the Global Sales and Marketing degree programme at FH Upper Austria Steyr Campus - Andrea Asanger, Pauline Schrott, Elmir Brkic and Isabella Walter were…  Read more


FH Upper Austria Managing Director becomes General Secretary of IAUP for three years

  The International Association of University Presidents officially elected a new international management team on Saturday, with a senior Austrian secretary general. Gerald Reisinger, Managing Director of the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, who has been very active in international networks for many years, will take over the function for the next three years. Mor…  Read more


Interesting Excursion of the Electrical Engineering Students

  In the context of their High Voltage Engineering course the students of the Bachelor’s degree programme Electrical Engineering visited the power supply plants of the Voestalpine Stahl GmbH and the power station Steyrdurchbruch of the Energie AG Upper Austria. The design and operation of the plants were discussed. The great importance of power supply in the Voestalpine Stahl…  Read more


International Winter School in Lahti

  Circular Economy and Resource Efficiency 11-17 March 2017, Lahti, Finland  Read more


FH Ranking 2017: Executives Assessed the Quality of Degree Programmes

  For the seventh time in nine years, the FH Upper Austria has been rated as the best university of applied sciences in Austria by more than 600 executives at industriemagazin’s ranking of the universities of applied sciences.  Read more


Mobbing in Schools: When do bystanders get involved?

  Start of a joint project between Austria and the Czech Republic  Read more


Double e for Product Design and Technical Communication

  In the past weeks, the Bachelor’s degree programme Product Design and Technical Communication has been blessed with a double e  experience. Not only has it won the eAward 2017 for a joint project with a Vienna-based software company, but it also went on an Erasmus+ teacher exchange at the University of Bologna. Every semester, the degree programme Product Design and Technical…  Read more


Webinar „Master’s Programme in Energy Informatics“ on 17 February 2017

  You would like to learn more about our Master’s degree programme „Energy Informatics“ but it is not possible for you to visit us. Never mind! We will deliver the information directly and convenient to you.  Read more


Join the Internat. Summer Academy in Engineering 4 women

  For women aged 18 to 25 years only  Read more


Finland meets Austria

  Student from Lapland University of Applied Sciences reports  Read more


Professor from Wels holds guest lectures in Thailand

  Kurt Niel, professor and head of the Measuring and Testing Technology department at the School of Engineering recently participated in a short-term faculty exchange program in Thailand. Prof. Niel held a class on Diods (Introduction and Application) at our partner institution King Mongkut´s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT) in Bangkok. The School of Engineering has been…  Read more


Exchange of Ideas Regarding Challenges in Times of Globalisation

  Researchers of the study degree programme “Global Sales and Marketing” and of the “Intercultural Management Center” at FH Upper Austria (Steyr Campus) discussed challenges and chances for companies and Managers in times of globalisation at the Beijing Humboldt-Forum in China with more than 200 researchers from around the world i.e. from China, Germany, Korea, Japan, Australia…  Read more


Automotive Mechatronics and Management student wins the raffle "WelsSPITZE"

  The School of Engineering in Wels began the academic year with a record number of students (for the first time more than 2,000), new study programmes and the first international accreditation of a Bachelor’s degree in engineering. This was celebrated with a raffle: ‘WelsSPITZE’. The AMM student Grant Pringle won the main prize, a voucher for the Red Bull Formula 1 Ring Project…  Read more


A Double Degree for International Students at the FH Upper Austria Wels Campus

  The FH Upper Austria has enjoyed good ties with the renowned Italian University “Universitá della Calabria” for years. In the meantime, double degree programmes have been established in the fields of Innovation and Product Management (Wels) and Management Engineering  (Calabria). These programmes enable students to obtain two academic degrees by completing one joint study…  Read more


International Seminar about Supply Chain Risk Management in Steyr

  From 7th to 9th September international researchers focused intensively on how to anticipate, minimize and manage the risk in supply networks. At the invitation of Steyr FH-Professor Dr. Markus Gerschberger they came to the 16th 'International Research Seminar on Supply Chain Risk Management' (ISCRiM) to present their latest research results and discuss future joint research…  Read more


Taiwan meets Upper Austria

  University and political leaders from Taiwan visit FH Upper Austria Wels Campus  Read more


FH Upper Austria welcomes experts from 14 different countries

  International Days in Social Work at Linz Campus  Read more


Marshall Plan scholarship holders of the FH Upper Austria

  Congratulations to the students Thomas Gölß (BUT), Michael Jan Freudenthaler (BUT),  Edwine Lehner (BUT), Philipp Seidl (MME), Simon Höglinger (MME), Vanessa Hinko (MME) and Thomas Bernwinkler (BMI) who received the Marshall Plan Scholarship in the presence of H.E. Alexa Wesner (Ambassador of the U.S. to Austria) and Dr. Wolfgang Petritsch (President Austrian Marshall Plan…  Read more


And the award goes to... Hagenberg!

  Even three movie awards in L.A., New York and Zagreb went to the Digital Arts Master graduates of University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria for their final movie "Le Constructeur de Malheur". Since then the 9-minute-long short movie has been presented at various festivals all around the world. The creative heads behind this animation movie are Kristin Müller, Manuel Preuß,…  Read more


International Fair at Steyr Campus

  The International Week at the FH Upper Austria School of Management in Steyr took place from 17 to 20 May and once again offered numerous highlights. The “International Fair” on 18 May took participants on an exciting journey around the world. This fair, held by exchange students, was a special attraction with its range of multicultural folklore, music and national cuisine…  Read more


Eco-Energy Engineer researches in Spain

  About 2.6 billion people – about half of developing world - lack access to safe water (WHO). Excessive amounts of microbes, chemicals or pollutants make some water unsafe to drink and cause water-related diseases. As a result contaminated water must be treated before it can be used for human consumption. In her internship at IMDEA Aqua in Madrid, Martina Reisner will engage in…  Read more


What is this thing called ... Internet of Things?

  Lucia Carrion Gordon is spending this semester with us as a guest professor and teaching the students on several Hagenberg based degree programmes more about the characteristics and challenges of the IoT and the technologies it involves. A native of Ecuador, Ms Carrion Gordon studied IT und Management at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador (PUCE) and has been…  Read more


Finnish professor specialising in film in Linz

  A film expert like Hannu Sirkkilä from our Finnish partner university HUMAK is always sure to attract interested listeners. That was indeed the case in the course “Social Reality in Finnish Films” held in mid-May at Linz Campus of the FH Upper Austria, when students of social work were confronted with the question “What can prospective social workers learn from films?”.…  Read more


“The first employee was really a big step"

  HAGENBERG. Verena Mitterlehner from Rechberg was APPtimal Software’s "Entrepreneur of the Month". From an individual entrepreneur to a small business with three employees: this path was successfully taken by Verena Mitterlehner in July, 2014. "It took quite a lot of consideration to employ the first employee at my company APPtimal software solutions. It was a big step for me."…  Read more


Karriere in Los Angeles

  Sandra Huber is already professionally established abroad. The graduate of communication, knowledge, media studies at the FH OÖ in Hagenberg completed a professional traineeship at Crisp Media in New York in her final year and immediately after completion of her studies began to work in Los Angeles for the online community "Hello Giggles". For the former HTL graduate interest…  Read more


Successful International Staff Training Week 2016

  In the week of 25-29 April 2016 FH Upper Austria hosted colleagues from our partner universities for the third “International Staff Training Week”: 46 colleagues from partner universities in 20 different countries joined this event. Each day was spent visiting FH campuses, attending target-group specific workshops and networking with local colleagues to get the impression of…  Read more


Internationals on discovery tour in Arnie’s hometown

  There was much to enjoy, along with plenty of sunshine and warm temperatures, when 15 of our international students from elven different nations and two of their Austrian “buddies” visited the Styrian capital, Graz, from May 5th to May 7th. The trip, which was organized by Hagenberg International Office, included many famous tourist attractions. The students from Belgium,…  Read more


CHE-Ranking: Top ratings for the FH Upper Austria Degrees Programmes Mechanical Engineering & Mechatronics- and Materials and Process Engineering in Wels

  In the most important German-speaking university ranking, CHE, the FH Upper Austria degree programmes have again been proven to provide a high quality of education. To date, six bachelor’s degree programmes of the School of Engineering have been evaluated and attained top-ratings.An exceptional position in the ranking was reached by the degree programme Materials and Process…  Read more


SCM Business Trip to Portugal

  Every year, fourth-semester students in our Master’s degree programme in Supply Chain Management organise a business trip within the framework of a SCM Master course. In early March, the student group along with Franz Staberhofer and Gerold Wagner completed a week-long company tour between Lisbon and Porto. The students analysed the supply chains of various companies such as a…  Read more


FH Upper Austria collaborates with top universities in Germany and Italy

  Recently the FH Upper Austria has finalised a new cooperation agreement with the University of Aschaffenburg (Germany) and the University of Bologna (Italy). The agreement was made within the framework of the EU programme Erasmus+ on the initiative of the Bachelor’s degree programme Product Design and Communication at Wels Campus.  Read more


International Evening at Wels Campus

  Impressions from the international evening at the FH Upper Austria Wels Campus which took place on 14 April. The incoming exchange students as well the returned outgoing exchange students presented their experiences from abroad at the International Evening in Wels. This was a great opportunity to learn more about an exchange semester and to enjoy an international atmosphere…  Read more


FH Upper Austria enhances commitment with Chile

  Within the framework of a South-America Tour under the leadership of Dr. Gerald Reisinger, a delegation from the FH Upper Austria visited partner universities in Argentina and Chile and, among others, the Andres Bello University in Santiago de Chile. The University Andres Bello is a modern private university with app. 40.000 students at various locations in Chile, such as the…  Read more


Out now! New book “Die Datenspinne” of FH-Prof. Herbert Jodlbauer

  Why do we call data the “oil” of the future? What do we know about data, about its apparent boundlessness, about its networks, about chances and dangers, about the power of those who possess data vis-à-vis the powerlessness of those who do not? These are only a few of the questions addressed in a new book entitled “Die Datenspinne”, written by FH-Prof. Dr. Herbert Jodlbauer,…  Read more


Partner university from Belgium visits Hagenberg Campus

  From 9 to the 12 of March a group of 43 students from our partner university PXL Hogeschool including Professor Johan Cleuren (IT Professor & international coordinator), Steven Palmaers (Software Engineer, Researcher) and Servaas Tilkin (Software Engineer) visited the FH Upper Austria, School of Informatics, Communications and Media in Hagenberg. The reason for the drop-by was…  Read more


New Partner University in Tokyo

  Since January this year our Wels Campus master´s students in the “Eco-Energy Engineering” and “Sustainable Energy Systems” programmes have had the opportunity to spend their semester abroad and complete their master´s thesis at the Tokyo University of Science (TUS) in Japan. Each study year up to four students get the chance to spend their exchange semester at the TUS. The…  Read more


Supply Chain Management - Visiting Professor from Lehigh University

  Professor Zach G. Zacharia visited the research department for Supply Chain Management (SCM) at the Logistikum of the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria from 1 – 12 March. Zacharia is an Associate Professor in the Department of Management at the College of Business Administration and Economics at Lehigh University in Pennsylvania / USA.   He teaches graduate classes…  Read more


Steyr Campus welcomes 73 new incoming students

  This week 73 new incoming students (thereof  8 double degree students) from 26 nations have arrived in Steyr and are starting their semester at the School of Management. The following nations are represented: USA, UK, China, Ecuador, Finland, France, Georgia, Ireland, Japan, Canada, Kazakhstan, Colombia, South Korea, Latvia, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia,…  Read more


CT-experts come to FH Upper Austria Wels Campus

  Computer tomography (CT) is used extensively in the medical field. However, for over a decade now, this technology has also been used by the industry: given that the radiation level has no impact on dead material, this has opened up new dimensions. For the sixth time now, the FH Upper Austria has invited international experts to Wels. The conference on “Industrial Computer…  Read more


VIP visit from Korea at the Upper Austria University of Applied Sciences, Steyr School of Management

  On 20 January 2016  Prof. Dr. Jong - Hwan Ko, Division of International and Area Studies Director , Center for EU Relations , from the Pukyong National University visited the Steyr School of Management of Upper Austria University of Applied Sciences. Professor Ko is a highly reputed economist and expert on European Studies, who has published more than 100 publications in the…  Read more


To help astronauts to shake their legs after the landing: Medical Engineering Master student participates in NASA-Project

  When astronauts return to earth after a trip to outer space, they experience irritations in their musculoskeletal system due to the long period in weightless surroundings.  Which processes the human brain has to manage and which counteractive measures can be found is the subject of a research project at the renowned Baylor College of Medicine in Houston/Texas (USA). Jasmin…  Read more


In one evening around the world at Hagenberg Campus

  On 26 November the bi-annual international evening took place in Hagenberg. Our regular and international students exchanged experiences and presented their local food, music, dances and games from their home countries. Traditional food and drinks from more than 15 nations were presented by our international students and enjoyed by all attendees.  Take a look at some…  Read more


FH Upper Austria as role model for Singapore

  eDue to the introduction and development of a university of applied sciences sector in Singapore, a delegation of the Singapore Institiute of Technology (SIT) visited the FH Upper Austria School of Informatics, Communications & Media in Hagenberg as well as the School of Engineering & Environmental Sciences in Wels on a fact-finding mission. The government of Singapore…  Read more


French Ambassador visits FH Upper Austria Wels Campus

  Just recently the COP21 – the 21st UN-World Climate Conference -  took place in Paris. France took over the new COP-presidency. For this reason the French ambassador, Mr. Pasacal Teixeira da Silva, visited the Wels Campus of the FH Upper Austria. He discussed the global political implications of the UN-Climate Conference with Bio- and Environmental Technology and Eco-Energy…  Read more


Around the world in one evening: International Fair at the FH Upper Austria Campus Steyr

  A travel exchange of a different kind took place on December 2 at the Campus Steyr. The admission-free International Fair was organised by incoming exchange students from Canada, USA, Mexico, Russia, Uruguay, Japan, Kasachstan, Norway, Sweden, Turkey, Taiwan and had a lot to offer. Many visitors followed their invitation and took the opportunity to find out more about…  Read more


US-Award for FH Upper Austria Steyr Campus Professor

  For the first time in 15 years a non-US citizen, Dr. Othmar Lehner, Professor at the FH Upper Austria Campus Steyr, has been awarded the Best Paper Award in New York for his research achievements in the field of “Social Entrepreneurship”.  Read more


Rising demand: International German Preparation Programme at the FH Upper Austria

  For the 4th time, 18 students from 15 different European, Asian and Latin-American countries have started their German Preparation Programme at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria and thus taken their first step towards their Bachelor’s or Master’s degree programme at the FH Upper Austria. The students enjoyed the city tour through Linz, their new “hometown”, and…  Read more


Strong participation of the FH Upper Austria at the Beijing Humboldt Forum

  With two sessions in the field of “Global Business Relationships” and “Green Logistics”, the FH Upper Austria made a prominent appearance at the Beijing Humboldt-Forum 2015. Since 2013, this forum at the University of International Business and Economics has brought together representatives of business, research and politics for discussions relating to “sustainable business”.…  Read more


Cooperation with the American partner university at the automotive-Hub Michigan/Ohio

  In the University of Findlay, the FH Upper Austria has found a partner with excellent economic relations, especially in the automotive industry. There are already a few joint projects with Upper Austrian companies who wish to gain a foothold in the automotive hub. With its app. 4,500 students, the University of Findlay focuses on the fields of medical technology, business,…  Read more


Start of studies and application record at the FH Upper Austria

  The University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria has set a new record in applicants. The increasing demand for study places at the largest and, in terms of research, strongest University of Applied Sciences in Austria, has risen continuously over the last few years. This fall, 3 new degree programmes are starting at the FH Upper Austria: Energy Informatics (MSc), Information…  Read more


Accounting staff members attended „Staff Training Week“ in Latvia

  From May 25 to May 29, 3 accountants from the FH Upper Austria headquarter visited the Technical University in Riga. Their participation in the Staff Training Week was funded by means of the Erasmus+ Programme.  Gabriele Ziegelbäck, Ilijana Maric and Daniela Prehofer were amazed by this opportunity to gain professional experience internationally.  Read more


Campus Hagenberg welcomes 36 international students

  36 students from 16 different nations started their semester at the School of Informatics, Communications and Media on October 1st. 24 are incoming students doing their semester abroad in Hagenberg. 12 international students are starting their two-semester international Master’s Degree in Interactive Media, Energy Informatics or Mobile Computing. The 36 international students…  Read more


How to reduce aggressive behaviour at schools

  For three days, Linz was the hotspot of the international aggression research community. By signing the children´s rights convention, Austria placed itself under an obligation to protect children and teenagers from any type of violence, be it of a physical or mental nature. Still, the facts speak a different language: studies conducted in Austria document that a high number of…  Read more


India meets FH Upper Austria

  Students from India are a strongly represented group at the Campus Wels. Recently, 21 students followed the invitation of Vice-president Andreas Zehetner for a common exchange of experiences.  The students highlighted the good integration within the Wels students union. Generally, however, they would appreciate more intensive German courses as well as internships and part-time…  Read more


Social work put to international test

  Already for the 6th time, the FH Upper Austria School of Health & Social Sciences in Linz hosted a summer school in cooperation with the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM). Current issues in social work and criminology were the focus of discussions between our students and faculty and that of the US partner university known for its excellent research. Discussions were…  Read more


2nd Place at the Rescue-Robot –WM in Hefei / China

  Just recently, the RoboCup world championship took place in Hefei (China). Thousands of excited visitors were drawn to the various robot contests. A team of 9 students from the FH Upper Austria degree programme “Automation Engineering” in Wels was among the international contestants. With their rescue robots “Mark”, “Scorpion” and “Safir”, the students from Wels came in second…  Read more


Wels International Summer Academy– a success story

  The second „International Summer Academy in Engineering for Women“ (ISAE4W) took place at Wels Campus from July 13 to 24. This summer school is directed towards female students and prospective students between 17 and 26 years of age from Austria and all over the world. It provides a very praxis-orientated study and research programme in the fields of engineering and the natural…  Read more


FH Upper Austria: partnership with largest private and fastest growing university in Chile

  On 11th July 2015, the FH Upper Austria welcomed the president of Andrés Bello University, Dr. José Rodriguez and his wife, Dra. Cecilia Reyes. Both institutions signed an agreement of cooperation. The renowned Universidad Andrés Bello (UNAB), which is named after the South American philosopher, human rights activist and writer and it is the largest and fastest growing private…  Read more


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


DALIA – domestic help of the future for older people

  School of Applied Health and Social Sciences Linz is part of international research project  Read more


International Summer Academy in Engineering for Women

  2nd International Summer Academy in Engineering for Women - ISAE4W takes place from 13th July till 24th July 2015  Read more


FH Upper Austria award for best photograph from students’ semester abroad

  Argentina, Canada, Denmark, Sweden, South Korea, Hong Kong – FH Upper Austria students travel the world during their semester abroad. Recently, the School of Engineering and Environmental Sciences awarded the best pictures in the photo competition “my semester abroad” to returned Campus Wels students. The Materials and Process Engineering student Min-Gyu Han secured the first…  Read more


Delegation visits University of Madras in India

  Representatives of the FH Upper Austria visited the University of Madras in India, a renowned University in Chennai.  The first talks concerning an agreement, especially with the Business School, have been conducted. The University of Madras is one of the oldest and best-known universities in India and is affiliated with more than 140 colleges mainly in the Tamil Nadu-Area in…  Read more


German Preparation Programme – Apply now!

  This programme has been designed for applicants, who do not have the necessary German language skills yet to apply for one of the german-taught degree programmes at University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria. Graduates of this programme will earne the “B2-German” qualification according to the European reference framework. To apply for this preparation programme, applicants…  Read more


Government of Upper Austria signs partner agreement with top economic university in Beijing

  For the FH Upper Austria internationalisation plays an important role. Cooperation with the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing in China could be concretised in the field of teaching and research – a circumstance that will benefit Upper Austrian companies in China.  Read more


US Ambassador visits FH Upper Austria – Campus Hagenberg

  Alexa Wesner, the Vienna based US Ambassador, visited the FH Upper Austria faculty in Hagenberg. Besides information about the various degree programmes she was also interested in our research and the joint cooperation between the FH Upper Austria and US-American universities as well as development opportunities for local start-ups in Hagenberg. During the tour of the house…  Read more


Worldwide unique phase-contrast computer tomograph for non-destructive materials testing at the University of Applied Sciences in Wels

  Recently a new computer tomograph for non-destructive materials testing became operative at the  School of Technology and Environmental Sciences, Wels.   The materials testing device, which has a price-tag of 380,000 euros, is the first of its kind worldwide and was developed by the Belgian company Bruker-Skycan in co-operation with the University of Applied Sciences Upper…  Read more


Open Day at the FH Upper Austria on 20th March 2015

  Visitors to the Open Day can experience campus feeling live on site of the FH Upper Austria campuses in Hagenberg, Linz, Steyr and Wels on the 20th March between 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Personal guidance, workshops, campus tours, lab experiments, project exhibitions and lectures about each degree programme. Each campus has put together its own information programme.  Read more


2nd International Summer Workshop on IT Education & Research

  11th – 13th June 2015, Hagenberg Campus  Read more


Logistikum Steyr of the FH Upper Austria joins international research network

  FH-Prof.  Dr. Markus Gerschberger of the Logistikum Steyr (UASUA Campus Steyr) is now a member of the renowned international research network ISCRiM – International Supply Chain Risk Management. Its aim is to generally improve research efforts in the field of Supply Chain Risk Management, as well as to optimise the design of supply chains and the management of the risks…  Read more


FH Food technology – aid project for Moldova

  The Republic of Moldova, formerly known as Moldova, is the poorest region of south-east Europe and, due to poverty, is characterized by depopulation. This is leading to an increase in poverty for the older generation and the children, who are left behind with no future prospects. For a year now the UASUA-study programme “food technology and nutrition” in Wels under the…  Read more


Two new double degree study programmes with the University of Calabria

  The University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria has been cultivating a good relationship with the renowned Italian University of Calabria for years.  Now this international cooperation is being extended. A UASUA-delegation headed by CEO Dr. Gerald Reisinger has recently launched two new double degree programmes in the fields of Software Engineering in Hagenberg and Innovation…  Read more


The best IT-Master thesis from Latvia originates from Hagenberg

  Recently Aleksandra Petrakova, a former exchange student from the TU Riga, was distinguished for her master thesis, which she completed at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria in Hagenberg. Her thesis, headed “Medical Data Mining”, was the best master thesis in the field of IT and Computing.  Read more


The University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria enhances cooperation with Australia

  So far, the UASUA has two partner universities in Australia: the University of the Sunshine Coast in Queensland and the Edith Cowan University in Perth. Now there is one more to come. Professor Dr. Daniel Chandran of the University of Technology in Sydney (UTS) has spent his teaching and research stay at the UASUA for the first time. The Australian gave two lectures in the…  Read more


Open House day of the UAS Upper Austria on 14th November

  “Be a student for a day at UAS Upper Austria”. That was the slogan of this year Open House Day at all four locations in Hagenberg, Linz, Steyr and Wels.  From 9 am to 6 pm campus tours, exercises in the lab, project displays, lectures and talks gave an insight into a student’s daily life. Each school had put together an individual informational programme and workshops for its…  Read more


University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria deepens relations with Japan

  Delegations of various Japanese universities recently visited the Hagenberg campus of the UASUA  Read more


Hagenberg students rock Vienna

  A  group of international students from Hagenberg campus brought a rainbow touch of cultural colour to Austria’s capital last weekend. The two-dozen strong party from 11 different countries – including Austria – are all studying at the School of Informatics, Communications and Media. On their getaway trip to Vienna, they visited top tourist attractions including Schönbrunn…  Read more


New international study programme “Sustainable Energy Systems” has started in Wels

  At the beginning of October, the new international Master’s degree programme “Sustainable Energy System” started with 23 students at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria in Wels. The students gathered from 15 different countries to benefit from the Upper Austria`s leading position in technology related to renewable energies and to strengthen export from the region.…  Read more


Brazilian students complete one-week intensive “Innovations Management” training

  11 Master’s degree students from the Universidade Nove de Julho (UNINOVE) have recently completed an intensive “Innovations Management” week at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria – School of Engineering/Environmental Sciences in Wels. This collaboration started as a result of a foreign visit by representatives of the Upper Austrian government and the efforts of…  Read more


Successful “Partner Day”

  On 15th September this year the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria invited its partner universities for a “Partner Day” in the run-up to the EAIE Conference in Prague. Eleven representatives from six countries – Finland, India, Japan, Kazakhstan, Norway and Sweden - followed the invitation. After a general presentation and a joint lunch they had the opportunity to…  Read more


University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria celebrates 20-year anniversary

  On 18th September 2014, the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria celebrated its 20-year existence at the Linzer Tabakfabrik. The President of the UASUA, Dr. Gerald Reisinger, gave a presentation on the university´s 20-year success story to the approximately 300 invited guests.  Among the guests of honor  were also Governor Dr. Josef Pühringer, and the President of the…  Read more


Global Management Summer School of the FH OÖ in Steyr

  Obviously the 20 participants of the “Global Management Summer School” love water. In fact at the river in Steyr and at the sea side in Slovenia. The students from the USA and China appreciated the mix between the Management Business Study and exciting excursions.  The Global Management Summer School took place between 30th June and 19th July 2014 at the Faculty of Management…  Read more


FH OÖ - University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria elected board member of the international university association

  Since 2010 the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria  (UASUA) is a member of the IAUP (International Association of University Presidents). During this year international conference “Triennale” in  Yokohama /Japan UASUA President Gerald Reisinger was elected board for a period of 3 years. About 400 representatives international universities attended the Triennale which…  Read more


First International Summer Academy in Engineering for Women @ Campus Wels from 7th – 18th July

  The government of Upper Austria (LR Mag. Doris Hummer) and the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria offered a select group of 28 highly-motivated and talented women from 11 different countries the unique opportunity to experience rigorous and challenging college-level course work. The Summer Academy’s intensive two-week programmes combined sophisticated theory with…  Read more


FH project for the BRP Group: The results are extremely well received by the management

  The starting point of the project was the vision of BRP-Powertrain to improve internal and external communications with its sales partners. To achieve this goal, students from the Steyr degree course "Marketing and Electronic Business" (MEB) put the communication channels of the parent company for the Gunskirchen flagship company (see info box) under the microscope.…  Read more


Teaching and Research at the Upper Austrian Universities go more and more international

  Internationalization is key for the business, research and education location Upper Austria. “Within our strategic business and research programme the internationalization of teaching and research is further strengthened by the Excellence scholarship of the government Upper Austria. We have brought over 100 guest professors and over 140 students from abroad to our University of…  Read more


The agreement with the Austro-American-Society opens new possibilities for students

  During the Cross-Cultural-Business Conference at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Faculty of Management, in Steyr, Andreas Zehetner (Vice President International Relations UASUA) signed an agreement with the Austro-American Society. This agreement will allow our students and staff members to take part in many interesting activities such as excursions, movie…  Read more


University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria (UASUA) boosts activities with China: Guest professorship and Beijing Humboldt panel

  Earlier this year a first step was taken by signing the cooperation agreement with the renowned University of International Business and Economics (UIBE).  Andreas Zehetner, Professor of Global Sales and Marketing, was awarded a guest professorship by the UIBE. Zehetner: “This is a great honour and an excellent way to establish a scientific/academic network between UIBE and the…  Read more


„Doing Business in the Arab Region“ on Thursday 15th May 2014 at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria Campus Steyr

  The Intercultural Management Center at the  University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria Campus Steyr for Global Sales and Marketing (GSM) proudly presents the successful event series “Doing Business” which takes place ever month with a certain country focus. Also in May there will be an Intercultural GSM-Lunch: this time the focus lays on the Arab Region. “We look forward to…  Read more


International Evening @ HAGENBERG Campus

  The International Office and the International Group Hagenberg invite local and international students, professors and staff to the International Evening at Hagenberg Campus which takes place on May 15h, at 7pm in the event room at Hagenberg Campus. Our international students will present their home countries and cultures. This is also a great opportunity to enjoy culinary…  Read more


Cross-Cultural Business Conference 2014 brings lecturers from all over the world to Steyr

  For the third time the “Cross-Cultural Business Conference will take place on the 14th of May at the University of Upper Austria - Campus Steyr. The Agenda includes “Interculture in Global Business and Human Ressource Management”, “Intercutural Communication and Media” as well as “Intercultural issues of the University Education”. Ramu Damodaran is the Deputy Director for…  Read more


Green clouds on the IT horizon

  Small businesses could save up to 62% of energy costs by switching to a cloud computing system for their invoicing, according to research published in the International Journal of Business Process Integration and Management. The approach of integrating cloud computing and a more environmentally-aware approach to information technology also cuts carbon emissions, the team…  Read more


The Eco Energy student Theresa Wohlmuth wins Young Researchers Award!

  The Eco Energy student Theresa Wohlmuth won the Young Researchers Award recently with her Master’s thesis at the Sustainable Energy Days in Wels. She lives in Haigermoos (Upper Austria) and presented her Master’s thesis for the company Alpine-Energy to numerous professional visitors from more than fifty countries.The thesis optimizes the energy consumption of photovoltaic…  Read more


Rescue Robot wins German Open and repeats the success of the previous year

  The Rescue Robot  „Mark“ won the „RoboCup German Open“ in Magdeburg  after fighting an exciting  battle in the final of  the category „Best of Manipulation“. The robot can bring aid packages to people trapped beneath collapsed houses with it’s seven-axle robot arm which was developed by our automation student team especially for this competition.  Read more


Record International numbers at Wels School of Engineering

  The Wels School of Engineering and Environmental Sciences has a lot of international students. There are currently 167 from 38 different countries doing a Bachelor’s or a Master’s degree. 30 of these are studying the IPM Master’s course. In the autumn semester another Master’s course taught in English will start: Sustainable Energy Systems which will increase the numbers even…  Read more


Exchange not only for students: 2nd International „Staff-Training-Week“ at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria

  How can you excite students for your own University? What kind of administrative support do professors need for their research? What would improve the students exchange rate? Nearly 40 staff members of Universities and Colleges from 20 different nations gathered to exchange their experiences and to learn from each other.  During the 2nd International “Staff Training Week” they…  Read more


International University meeting for intercultural social work @ the Campus Linz - University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria

  Social experts of dozen countries took part. "It is interesting to see, who different countries try to solve the same problems – some in similar manner and some with a completely different approach”, said the Norwegian student Frode Roee. He was one of hundred students and professors of Social Work who were participating the  international meeting for intercultural social work…  Read more


Following the footsteps of the former Soviet Union: Students of the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria Faculty Steyr explore the growth market Georgia

  To collect cultural experiences in the promising growth markets was the goal for the annual master’s study trip of “Global Sales and Marketing” (GMS) of the Applied University of Upper Austria - Faculty of Management in Steyr. This time the journey led to Tiflis the capital of Georgia. The students were in the position to deepen their intercultural competences and received also…  Read more


University for Applied Sciences professor Dr. Reinhold Schneider is Austria’s first president of the International Federation for Heat Treatment and Surface Engineering

  Dr. Reinhold Schneider became President of the IFHTSE on January 1st. He is the first Austrian president in the over forty-year history of the federation. The election of Dr. Schneider underlines the importance of Austrian companies such as Aichelin, Böhler, Rübig and voestalpine, which have an excellent worldwide reputation as suppliers of heat treatment systems and special…  Read more


Photographic Exhibition Innovation@Upper.Austria opens until 18th of April at the Landesdienstleistungszentrum in Linz

  Recently Governor Dr. Josef Pühringer has opened together with US-Embassador Mrs. Alexa L. Wesner the photographic exhibtion Innovation@Upper.Austria which can be visited free of charge from Monday to Friday 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Members of  culture, science and economy were mainly designing the exhibition and so did the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria. The content…  Read more


Industrial Computer Tomography - Experts meet at the University of Applied Sciences in Wels

  WELS/AUSTRIA. Computer tomography has long become a standard in medicine. But for industrial purposes, this discipline has only recently started to gain such importance. At the International Conference on Industrial Computed Tomography (ICT) at the University of Applied Sciences in Wels in Upper Austria, specialists from all over the world met and discussed recent developments.…  Read more


Hagenberg Campus welcomes new international students

  In the summer semester, the School of Informatics, Communications and Media welcomes 14 new exchange students from our partner universities in Canada, China, France, Germany, Latvia, Mexico, Spain, Turkey and the USA. In the last week of February the new international exchange students took part in the Orientation Days organized by the International Office Hagenberg. Every…  Read more


IT University Copenhagen visits Hagenberg Campus

  The School of Informatics, Communications and Media welcomed two members of the International Office of IT University Copenhagen in late November. Rikke Ustrup and Torge Fischer visited Hagenberg for discussions about student exchange and further cooperation possibilities. IT University Copenhagen has been one of Hagenberg's partner universities for several years and is a very…  Read more


International Evening @ Campus HAGENBERG

  The International Office and the International Group Hagenberg invite you to the International Evening at Campus Hagenberg which takes place on the 5th December at 7pm. Our international students will present their home countries and cultures. This is also a great opportunity to enjoy culinary delights and music from all over the world and to party in an international…  Read more


InnoCamp36: Rotating workplaces won 1st prize

  The University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria (UASUA) – School of Management in Steyr launched its first InnoCamp36 which took place on the 25th and 26th of October this year. Students from 16 different nations gave free rein to their creativity. Ten major companies from the region made use of the opportunity to get to know new fresh ideas generated by the project groups. I…  Read more


International Evening at Campus Wels

  Students from 18 different countries participated in yesterday’s International Evening at Wels Campus. They represented their home countries with culinary delights, such as Bulgarian meatballs, Finnish liquorice, Mexican guacamole or Thai soup. One of the highlights was the Tai Chi performance by Iris Chung, an exchange students from Taiwan. Thanks to all the participants for…  Read more


UAS Upper Austria active at EAIE-Conference 2013

  The EAIE is Europe’s largest International Education conference with more than 4500 participants from 85 countries. This September it was held in the vibrant city of Istanbul and featured workshops and sessions on a wide variety of topics, among those a session with the title „International Staff Training Weeks- different approaches for making it a success“ with participation…  Read more


Chinese high school students visit Austria for a summer school in Bio- and Environmental Technology

  Eight Chinese students of one of the best private high schools in Beijing are currently in Austria for a 1-week Summer School at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria. They are participating in courses and labs of the study programme in Bio- and Environmental Technology at the School of Engineering and Environmental Sciences in Wels. The students are learning about…  Read more


Austro-French Double Degree Programme

  One programme - two degrees  Read more


Wels School of Engineering robots win again at the international RobotChallenge in Vienna

  The biggest Austrian robot competition 'RobotChallenge' has taken place in Vienna for the tenth time. 400 robots from 20 countries competed for victory in various disciplines. The young researchers of the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria School of Engineering and Environmental Sciences in Wels won the competition 'Semi-Autonomous Air Race'. In the 'Nano-Sumo'…  Read more


SocialErasmus at FH Steyr

  Our incoming students from Germany, Estonia, Honk Kong, Hungary, Spain, Slovakia and the USA participated in the first SocialErasmus event this semester. They joined local scouts and tested their braveness, orientation skills and teamwork during a night hike in Kronstorf. After the hike all participants enjoyed German-English discussions by the campfire and the next day by…  Read more


University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria: Study trip takes University of Applied Sciences students to London

  The part time Master’s degree programme in “Operations Management” (OMT) at the Steyr School of Management recently took students and academic staff members to London for a trip with a difference. The programme included a business simulation at the University of Greenwich, a partner university in which Steyr students did exceptionally well.  In addition, the OMT students…  Read more


New Incomings in Steyr!

  The summer semester in Steyr again starts with extended internationality. 60 incomings form the new “international family” on campus coming from 24 countries: Canada, Colombia, Czech Rep., Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, the Netherlands, Hong Kong, Hungary, Korea, Mexico, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Turkey, USA, Vietnam. And, for the…  Read more


New Exchange Students Summer Semester

  We welcome a new group of international students. This time we have more Incomings from outside of Europe who come from countries as diverse as United States, Mexico, India or Malaysia. The students took part in the Orientation Week organized by the International Office to get to know the School of Engineering and Environmental Sciences.  Every exchange student at Wels Campus…  Read more


New “Culture Shock Austria” Videos and Winner

  Since the semester comes to an end our incoming exchange students again presented what they thought was strange in Austria. All Culture Shock Austria videos are going to be saved on DVD and will be available from the library starting from the first week in February. The winner video comes from a mixed group of students from Egypt (Asser), Italy (Laura) and France (Eva). They…  Read more


International evening at Wels Campus

  On January 11 another International Evening took place at the Wels Campus. This time, outgoing students who recently returned from their exchange semester were presenting their experiences. Thanks to them, students interested in doing an exchange semester could learn more about other cultures, partner universities and taste things like Irish coffee or American bagels. Moreo…  Read more


Lifelong Learning Award 2012

  On December 4th, the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria was honoured by the Austrian Federal Minister of Science and Research, Karlheinz Töchterle for its excellent work in the Erasmus student exchange project. The Jury considered the measures to increase the quality of exchange by preparing students before going abroad to be very innovative. Steyr campus delivers…  Read more


Numerous guest-lectors in Steyr

  In our course Global Sales and Marketing we welcomed in November various guest-lectors from different countries: Mexico: Carlos Sheen Mayerberger Serbia: Darko Pantelic from the University of Novi Sad Czech Republic: Jerome Dumez from the Unicorn College  Read more


Arnhem Business School visits Steyr Campus

  After the UN convention we had the pleasure to welcome Karola Kierke-Görgens here in Steyr. Interesting and intensive talks were held about processes within International Offices, particularly concerning the growing trend of third country students in European exchange programmes. A further topic which was discussed thoroughly was the Student Learning Cycle (a model developed by…  Read more


Krampus on Campus Wels

  Intenational Evening has become one of the highlights student life at Wels Campus. On December 6, the  47 international students presented their home countries with culinary delights, pictures and cultural presentations from India, Spain, Sweden, Litauen, Finland, Thailand, France, Turkey, South Korea, Mexico and many more countries. The 150 participants enjoyed the Swedish…  Read more


Invitation to our Cross-Cultural Conference 2013 /Austria

  We would like to invite you to the international “Cross-Cultural Conference 2013” on May 8th, 2013 at the Upper Austria University of Applied Sciences. The conference is embedded in the annual “International Week” (May 5th-8th), and provides an opportunity for lecturers, researchers and practitioners to advance their knowledge and discuss the latest developments in selected…  Read more


Exchange Fair Steyr Campus

  On November 16th the International Office organised the yearly Exchange Fair: an evening full of information about our partner universities. Beside the exhibition of several information materials (e.g. brochures, feedback analysis, posters) three different presentations were shown. All together 38 universities were presented by incomings, former outgoings and professors.  Read more


University for Applied Sciences, Upper Austria: Innovative dung removal robot ‘Enro’ wins robotics award

  ENRO, the dung removal robot created by a research team of the Wels degree course Automation Engineering, recently won the Robotics Award powered by Festo. The special prize  was awarded within the framework of the futurezone Award in the Vienna Museum for Applied Art. The winning robot, which looks like an oversized vacuum-cleaner robot, cleans stables and removes sources of…  Read more


Record of International Students on Wels Campus

  The School of Engineering and Environmental Sciences proudly announces a new record: 47 international students from 27 different countries start their studies in Wels this winter semester. This includes exchange students as well as international degree-seeking student in the English-taught Master’s programme in Innovation and Product Management (IPM). The Orientation Week…  Read more


Let´s talk English! English Lunch at Wels Campus

  Vanessa Prüller from the International Office and Alois Hager from the Wels Campus Mensa welcome students and staff to participate in the English Lunch from 12 to 1:30 pm. It started today and will continue on the first Wednesday of every month during winter semester. Everybody who has always wanted to brush up one’s English in a nice and easy atmosphere now has the chance to…  Read more


Linz student spending an exciting semester in Taiwan

  Stefanie Wagner, a Human Services Management and Public Management student, reports about her exchange semester at the Providence University in Taichung/Taiwan.My semester at Providence University of Taichung …This year I had the chance to study as an exchange student in Taiwan at the Providence University of Taichung und I never regretted this decision to do so. I was taking…  Read more


Wels students attend Summer School in Seoul

  The 26 year old Innovation and Product Management (IPM) student Christian Pecksteiner and the 29 year old Mechatronics/Business Economics (MeWi) student Daniel Mair are currently attending a Summer School at the Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul. The theme of the summer school this year is ‘Sustainable Global Values: Convergence, Divergence and Collaboration’ and it aims at…  Read more


Wels students optimise the energy consumption of buildings in Savannah, USA

  The town of Savannah in the US state of Georgia maintains close contacts with Wels. Now the exchange of knowledge and students between the Faculty of Engineering and the Georgia Institute of Technology is being intensified. At the moment three students of Renewable Energy Engineering, Ingrid Schwarcz, Daniela Bachner and Matthias Watzak-Helmer, are in Savannah to optimise the…  Read more


Top-class Guest Lecturers in Wels

  Internationalisation is a top priority of the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria. Top-class guest professors are regularly invited to lecture. The Brazilian Raphael A Mesquita, Professor for Materials Engineering at the Universidade Nove de Julho in Sao Paolo, recently held a course of lectures in the field of Materials Selection and Heat Treatment of Tools for the…  Read more


Austria Study Abroad Summer 2012

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New Master’s degree „Interactive Media“ - taught in English

  From the autumn term, UAS Upper Austria will be offering coffers another unique Master-of-Science degree taught in English at its Hagenberg campus: Interactive Media. The two-year degree allows students to specialise in a wide range of subjects focusing on the technology and engineering behind interactive media, computer games and cutting-edge online media. The programme…  Read more


International Staff Training Week

  The first International Staff Training Week took place from May 14th until May 18th, 2012. 32 participants from 20 different countries visited the four campuses of University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria. We were happy to have our collegues here from general administration, finance & accounting, international relations, human resources and marketing. The programme…  Read more


BOATMANIA 2012 Steyr School of Management on 2 June 2012.

  Saturday, 2nd June 2012 at 14.00 is the start of this year’s BOATMANIA, the craziest boat race in the world. This sporty, creative event organized for the thirteenth time by students of the Faculty of Management at the University of Applied Sciences, Campus Steyr, thrills thousands of spectators annually. We are looking for original vessels, including crew, which take the route…  Read more


New offer - Preparation Programme University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria

  This programme has been designed for applications, who do not have the necessary German language skills yet to apply for one of the german-taught degree programmes at University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria. Graduates of this programm have earned the “B2-German” qualification according to the European reference framework which is required to apply for all programmes…  Read more


International Evening at Wels Campus

  Last Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 the current exchange students had the chance to present their home countries and universities during our traditional International Evening. Also the outgoing students who just returned from their semester abroad shared their experiences in our partner universities. In a very relaxed atmosphere the visitors could get a taste of specialties from…  Read more


Lahti Intensive Week

  From 11-16th of March students from all over the world had been invited to take part at the International Intensive Week in Lahti/Finland. Also seven students from the second semester of the IPM Master Study program had the chance to go there and work together on the topic of Responsible Business – Life Cycle and Environmental Management. Intensive was not just a word, on the…  Read more


Hagenberg welcomes new exchange students

  12 new incoming students from six different countries arrived in Hagenberg this February to spend their summer semester at our University’s School of Informatics, Communications and Media. The 10 boys and two girls come from Lithuania, Turkey, Romania, Germany, Canada and the USA. They join three exchange students from Romania, who spent the winter semester in Hagenberg and…  Read more


New Exchange Student Arrival in Steyr

  The new summer semester 2012 again started with the international flair for which Steyr is becoming famous. In addition to the 20 students who extended their stay in Steyr from winter to summer semester 40 new exchange students arrived in February. Currently, 60 exchange students are extending the internationality at the School of Management coming from 26 different countries:…  Read more


Welcome! Arrival of Exchange Students in Wels

  Seventeen new exchange students from eight different countries arrived to Wels for their exchange semester this spring term. Together with the exchange students from the Winter Semester who prolonged their stay, Wels counts a new record for a Summer Semester! The new exchange students from eight different countries were heartily greeted and officially introduced to the FH and…  Read more


5th Photo Competition “Weltenbummler in Farbe” in Steyr

  Among 100 pictures handed in by our former outgoing exchange students three pictures were selected and awarded prizes from TUI travel agency. We congratulate Martin Tutschek (GSM) for his picture “After a Five Hours Walk” and for being awarded the 1st prize. He received a travel agent voucher worth €150 provided by TUI. Diana Poherzelsky (GSM) with her picture “Sweden…  Read more


International Evening on January, 24th at Wels Campus

  And once again, on January 24th our outgoings students, who just returned to Wels from their exchange semester, presented their host institutions and talked about their studies abroad during our last International Evening. At the event, current students, who plan to spend a semester abroad took the chance to ask questions about the experiences of their fellow students in our…  Read more


Upper Austria at the „Global Student Fair“ in London

  The University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria attended the ‘Global Student Fair’ in London, last November 19. The Campus Wels was represented by Dr. Michael Rabl, Head of Studies of Innovation and Product Management (IPM) and Dipl. Kulturw. Vanessa Prüller, Head of International Office, who are both very eager to bring the process of internationalization further by trying to…  Read more


Russian Delegation of School Directors at Wels Campus

  A delegation of about 40 teachers and school directors from all parts of Russia visited Wels Campus on November 24.  The guests visited a number of institutions in Austria, with the aim of getting a better insight into the Austrian educational system. The visitors attended a presentation about the Wels Campus and also visited a couple of laboratories. What most impressed the…  Read more


Russian Delegation of School Directors at Wels Campus

  A delegation of about 40 teachers and school directors from all parts of Russia visited Wels Campus on November 24.  The guests visited a number of institutions in Austria, with the aim of getting a better insight into the Austrian educational system. The visitors attended a presentation about the Wels Campus and also visited a couple of laboratories. What most impressed the…  Read more


International Evening at Wels Campus

  Another successful International Evening took place on November 24 at Wels Campus. Exchange students from all over the world but also regular students who spent a semester in a foreign country provided interested students with information about their home countries and universities and their experiences abroad. Highlight of the evening was the variety of international…  Read more


University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria: Student from Steyr optimises major construction sites worldwide.

  Florian Altmann BSc (25) from Regau is studying for a Master’s degree in Operations Management at the Upper Austria University of Applied Sciences Management Faculty in Steyr. The services of his start-up company INSITE IT are in such demand from India to the United States that he has had to postpone completing his degree. Together with two colleagues his company offers…  Read more


Visiting Irish professor for the international degree programme Innovation and Product Management

  Internationalisation is given top priority on the Master’s programme Innovation and Product Management. As well as student excursions to companies abroad, lecturers are also invited from renowned partner universities to visit and teach. The Irish lecturer Dr. Austin Coffey from the Waterford Institute of Technology visited Wels for a week recently and was impressed by the…  Read more


Students represent UAS Upper Austria in Taiwan

  On October 25, the annual study abroad fair was held at National Central University in Taiwan.  Three students from Upper Austria represented  the University of Applied Sciences and informed Taiwanese students about the great study options as an exchange student in Austria. All three are currently on exchange themselves in Taiwan:  Karin Prommegger and Harald Stadler are…  Read more


Let’s talk English!- English Lunch at Wels Campus

  Let’s talk English - is the motto of a new pilot project at Wels Campus: English Lunch. It started last Wednesday and will continue every Wednesday until Christmas. Everybody who has always wanted to brush up one’s English in a nice and easy atmosphere now has the chance to do so during lunch break. From 11 to 14 pm several tables at Wels Campus Mensa (canteen/ cafeteria) had…  Read more


Welcome to Wels- 20 new exchange students at Wels Campus

  Twenty young men and women from eleven different countries are studying on exchange during the winter semester 2011/12 at Wels Campus. One week before the official semester start they already had the chance to get to know the university and Wels.  The programme of this years’ Orientation Week consisted  of an official introduction into the FH organization as well as some fun…  Read more


The International Education and Lifelong Learning Exhibition Gaudeamus 2011 in Brno

  The 18th year of The European Education and Lifelong Learning Exhibition Gaudeamus® 2011 will be held from the 1st to the 4th November 2011 in Brno, Czech Republic, Europe. The Gaudeamus® exhibition is the best known education show in central Europe. More than 30 000 visitors from Czech Republic and Slovakia. The University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria will participate…  Read more


IEFT International Education Fairs of Turkey in Izmir

  IEFT is the leading student recruitment fair in Turkey, welcoming nearly 20,000 Turkish students. Throughout the past 10 years, IEFT has grown to become the largest education exhibition in both Turkey and the Middle-East, with universities from more than 30 countries attending every year. The event will take place on October 13th 2001 in the Izmir Hilton Hotel (Gazi Osmandasa…  Read more


Summer School 2011

  From June 5-17, Linz Campus hosted  students and three professors from our partner, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Helen Bader School of Social Welfare. Dean Stan Stojkovic, an internationally recognized expert in the field of criminal justice, accompanied the group. Lectures, site visits, and excursions introduced our guests from the USA to Austrian social policy,…  Read more


Sensational Success of the Wels UAS Robo-Racing Team

  „Some things happen once in a lifetime – it’s just unbelievable”. With these words the Wels UAS robo-racing team returned from Russia as winners of EUROBOT. Despite many unforeseen difficulties at customs and registration and some unfair attacks by opponents, the Wels researchers Michael Zauner and Raimund Edlinger were able to win with their robot “Chessy”. This makes them the…  Read more


Internship in Capetown Ministry

  The University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria currently has three partner universities in South Africa. The South African Minister of Culture, Sport and International Relations recently inquired about our degree programmes and collaboration with UAS Upper Austria on a visit to Hagenberg. Impressed with our expertise in IT, he spontaneously invited two students from Hagenberg…  Read more


Clarkson University graduate students visited Steyr

  As part of their Europe study tour 20 graduate students from Clarkson University, one of  the School of Management's US partner universities, visited the campus in Steyr. After the campus tour, they visited voestalpine in Linz.  Read more


Global Management Summer School 2011

  Fifty international students of fourteen nations are currently attending the Global Management Summer School delivered at the School of Management. Students can choose from fourteen different lectures provided by local and international professors. Professors from Mexico, Ireland and the USA are here to teach the students and networking with local faculty members. Courses focus…  Read more


Poster Presentation at NAFSA 2011

  Bernadette Fleischanderl, Head of International Office of the School of Management presented a poster at this year’s NAFSA conference in Vancouver. In the poster session block ‘Enhancing Learning Before, During, and After Study Abroad’ Bernadette presented the ‘International Exchange Student Learning Cycle’ which supports the cross-cultural learning of both, incoming and…  Read more


Malaysian exchange student from Upper Austria University of Applied Sciences gained practical experience at BRP-Powertrain

  With connections to the company BRP-Powertrain in Gunskirchen the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria  was able to get in touch with the „Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP)“ in 2007 and assigned an academic cooperationagreement .Meanwhile an active exchange program has developed with this university. Along with other two students from Malaysia is the 21 year old…  Read more


International Week & Value Chain Management Conference 2011

  From May 1st-6th, the 7th International Teaching Week and the 1st International Value Chain Management Conference took place at the School of Management in Steyr. Twenty guest professors delivered more than thirty lectures to local and international students. At the Value Chain Management Conference, local and international researchers presented more than thirty high quality…  Read more


RIUF Bucharest

  RIUF is the largest and most reputable international education event in Romania and in Eastern Europe counting over 15,000 visitors interested in study abroad programs and almost 200 individual exhibitors over the 7 editions so far. The University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria participates in the main event in Bucharest on the 12th and 13th of March 2011.  Read more


Presentation “Culture Shock Austria”

  Laughing faces and eye opening moments – this was the result of the last presentation “Culture Shock Austria” at the School of Management in on January 25th, 2011. Ten different self made videos prepared by the incoming exchange students were presented. Besides the exchange students, local students, professors and administrative staff from the School of Management as well as…  Read more


New exchange students at the School of Management

  70 incoming students at the School of Management will be enriching the campus in Steyr in the summer term 2011. The students come from 22 different nations and arrived in mid February to follow the orientation programme provided by the International Office with the help from the Erasmus Student Network and tutors. The orientation programme included necessary explanations such…  Read more


ICIEP - 19th International Education Fair in St. Petersburg

  The ICIEP is the largest international education exhibition in Russia and will take place on the 13th of February 2011 from 12 a.m. untill 7 p.m. in the Astoria Hotel in St. Petersburg. The University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria will participate in this event and we will be happy to welcome you at our booth.  Read more


Visit from the University of Economics (VSE)

  Researchers from the University of Economics (VSE), Prague have visited the School of Management to kick off a new project “Regio Talent” – regionalization without borders – creation of new job and development possibilities in the border region Mühlviertel and South Bohemia”. The project is funded under the frame of “ETZ – Europäische territoriale Zusammenarbeit Östererich-…  Read more


Visit from our partner University College Leuven (Belgium)

  Two teachers from our partner University College Leuven, Belgium, Ms. Christel Bruninx and Ms. Greet Remans visited from January 11-15 and taught classes on intercultural communication in both the bachelor’s and master’s programmes in social work.  Read more


International Students show short videos featuring their culture shock in Austria

  How do international students feel about Austrian culture while living and studying in Steyr at the School of Management? What amuses them and what causes them difficulties in daily life? Students tried to describe their challenges in Austria by putting together short videos. In total 10 videos have been produced and will be shown to the public on Tuesday, January 25th at HS…  Read more


In December, the International Office hosted two guests from two different partner universities in Finland.

  Ms. Laura Jokela talked about her university, Kemi-Tornio University of Applied Sciences, in Lapland, and spoke with social work students about alcohol abuse in Finland. SO 9  student Thomas Pargfrieder is now in Kemi for a semester abroad. Ms. Jokela visited Mauthausen Memorial with SO 9 student Markus Stieger, as well as the day centre for people with dementia at the senior…  Read more


Open Doors Education Fair Sofia

  The Open Doors Education Fair is a top international student recruitment event for high-school students, undergraduates and postgraduates who are interested in studying abroad. The event will take place on the 29th and 30th of January 2011 in the Radisson Blu Grand Hotel Sofia. The University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria will participate in this event and we will be happy…  Read more


The International Education and Lifelong Learning Exhibition Gaudeamus 2011 in Prague

  The 4th edition of the International Education and Lifelong Learning Exhibition Gaudeamus 2011 will be held from the 25th to the 26th January 2011 in Prague.  The exhibition Gaudeamus is annually visited by more than 15 000 visitors from the Czech Republic. The University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria will participate in this event and we will be happy to welcome you at…  Read more


Incoming students‘photo competition

  What is the international students’ perspective on Austria? Which images and pictures of their stay abroad will they take home? That’s what we wanted to know and thus called for their best snapshots and photos. It was the first time Wels Campus held a photo competition for Incoming students and we were pleased to see so many happy faces and great experiences of our…  Read more


European Association of International Education conference in Nantes

  Carolyn Mayr, Head of the International  Office  in Linz, was one of 3,600 participants from 82 nations in the 2010 European Association of International Education  conference  in Nantes, France, last fall. Mayr met with representatives of partner universities from Mexico, USA, Canada, Taiwan, and a number of EU countries. The annual “Taste of Austria” event hosted by the…  Read more


International Evening at Wels Campus

  On Nov 29th, the fourth International Evening at Wels Campus was held. The currently twenty exchange students at the School of Engineering and Environmental Sciences represented their home universities and countries. They not only provided the Austrian students with information, but also gave them the chance to experience their home regions through culinary delights. Home-made…  Read more


Wels Campus professor completes research semester at UCLA

  Dr. Michael Rabl recently returned from a six-month research stay at  the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) with a wealth of experience, know-how and expertise. ‘This sabbatical at the institute of Professor Dr. Chih-Ming Ho enabled me to devote myself entirely to research in renewable energy’ says the Director of Studies of the degree course Innovation and Product…  Read more


New Partner Universities in Canada, Australia and the USA

  The School of Management is proud to extend its international partnership network across Northern America and Australia. Exchange between the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria and  Algoma University (Toronto), British Columbia Institute of Technology (Vancouver), Grant MacEwan University (Edmonton), Camosun College (Victoria) and Huron University College(Toronto) has…  Read more


Carolyn Mayr attends the SocNet98 coordinators’ meeting in Malaga, 19-22 October 2010

  SocNet98 is a network of European universities and universities of applied sciences that offer degree programmes in social work. Each member has been awarded the Erasmus Extended University Charter by the European Commission. Founded in Groningen, the Netherlands, in 1998, SocNet98 now consists of 18 members from 14 European countries. SocNet98 exchanges teacher and students…  Read more


INHolland is new partner university of Hagenberg

  Hagenberg students can currently choose from 57 institutions when it comes to planning a semester abroad. We are happy to announce that from now on INHolland University of Applied Sciences counts among one of our partner universities. With 34 000 students at eleven campuses in the western part of the Netherlands, INHolland consists of a consortium of four independent…  Read more


Campus Hagenberg currently hosts incomings from 12 countries

  This semester Hagenberg campus welcomes more than 20 international students from 12 countries around the world. Our incomings come from Germany, Poland, Spain, Turkey, US, Egypt, Bulgaria, Rumania, Columbia, India, Greece and Iran. The majority of our international students take classes in Mobile Computing, Software Engineering, Secure Information Systems and Media and…  Read more


Dr. Chukuka Enwemeka, Dean of the College of Health Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee visits FH OÖ, Linz Campus

  The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM)  and the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria  (UAUAS) have been partners for several years. In addition to regular exchanges of students and a teacher from Hagenberg with the School of Information Studies at UWM, Linz has hosted a two-week summer programme for students and professors from the Helen Bader School of Social…  Read more


Hagenberg has a new partner university in Belgium

  KaHo Sint Lieven in Belgium is an associate of KU Leuven and offers among others bachelors in biotechnology and ICT at the technology campus in Gent. Close collaboration between our Vice-Dean for Internationalisation and Research, Prof. Schaumüller, and Prof. Vincent Naessens from Sint Lieven in the field of secure information systems have resulted in this new bilateral…  Read more


Talks on further collaboration with Savonia University, Finland

  Prof. Arto Tipponen from Savonia University of Applied Sciences and Prof. Werner Kurschl from the Hagenberg degree programme Software Engineering met in Vienna last week and discussed how to further intensify colloaboration between their two universities. Prof. Kurschl plans to be a guest professor at the School of Engineering and Technology in Kuopio next semester.…  Read more


Delegates from Turkish university on IT campus Hagenberg

  Prof. Burcu Bakır Güngör and Prof. Cagri Gungor from Bahcesehir University in Istanbul visited the School of Informatics, Communications & Media in Hagenberg for talks about a bilateral agreement.  The two academics, who took their degrees at the Georgia Institute of Technology and focus on bioinformatics and wireless networks in their teaching and research, met with professors…  Read more


Steyr: The new international crowd has arrived!

  At the School of Management, 57 international exchange students and 15 degree seeking students have just arrived in Steyr to start their exciting semester or even two full years abroad. For the first time, Argentinean, Canadian and Indian students are among the group of international students (“incomings”). Each incoming received proper introduction into studying and living in…  Read more


Wels UAS professor doing research in Hong Kong

  Prof. Dr. Fiona Schweitzer, professor of the Wels degree programme Innovation and Product Management, recently completed a two and a half month period of research in Hong Kong. Together with the psychologist Dr. Miu Kwong of the University of Hong Kong, the market researcher worked on two research studies in the fields of automation of buildings and purchasing behaviour. The…  Read more


“Culture Shock Austria”

  What were the puzzling moments of international exchange students in Steyr? What did they think was challenging compared to their home country? What was it that they will never understand about Austria and its people? 13 short videos about cultural differences between Austria and the students’ home countries reveal those mostly hidden facts. All videos were presented under the…  Read more


Summer School 2010

  From July 4-16, Linz Campus hosted 15 students and three professors from our partner, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Helen Bader School of Social Welfare. Dean Stan Stojkovic, who was asked by California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to “clean up the mess” and reorganize the prison system, accompanied the group. Lectures, site visits, and excursions introduced our guests…  Read more


New partner university in Great Britain

  The School of Informatics, Communications & Media in Hagenberg has won another academic partner in the UK: the University of Hertfordshire.Calling itself “UK´s leading business-facing university”, this modern university has more than 20.000 students and offers state-of-the-art facilities.Based in Hatfield just north of London, it has a diverse and vibrant community that…  Read more


Global Management Summer School in Steyr

  37 international students from the United States, Canada, Croatia, Kazakhstan, Hong Kong, Czech Republic and Slovakia joined the Global Management Summer School from May 31st to June 11th in Steyr. Students took block lectures in Logistics, Marketing, Key Account Management, Supply Chain Management, E-Business, and Finance and enjoyed company visits to BMW Motors and…  Read more


Visit from „Down Under“ to boost exchange

  Hagenberg played host to a delegate from our Australian partner universities last week. Lynne Maitland from Edith Cowan University (ECU) in Perth visited Upper Austria to boost student exchange with our university. The Study Abroad Officer toured Hagenberg campus and had extensive talks with Hagenberg academics Prof. Burger and Prof. Dobler, and Stefan Vonolfen, a former…  Read more


INHolland University delegates in Hagenberg for „green IT“

  Prof.Ernst Mak and his colleague Prof. Eddy de Rooij from the Information Technology department of INHolland University of Applied Sciences (http://www.inholland.nl/inhollandcom/) visited Hagenberg campus last week to discuss our common Erasmus Intensive Programme “Green IT”.Together with representatives from Hagenberg faculty they discussed details of this project, which aims…  Read more


Optimisation of expensive photovoltaic plant

  Photovoltaic plants produce electricity from sunlight and have a life expectancy of over 25 years. Because they are expensive to buy and  performance expectations are correspondingly high it is advisable to install a professional inspection and monitoring system to optimise performance. The engineering company iPLON – a company of the PSG technology group – presented such an…  Read more


Automation Engineering and Eco-Energy Engineering are the best courses in Austria in the fields of engineering and environmental sciences

  Once again a new league table in the Austrian Industrial Magazine confirms the high quality of the degree programmes at the Wels campus of the Upper Austria University for Applied Sciences: 516 Human Resources managers from large Austrian companies evaluated all the engineering and business economics courses of Austria’s UASs. They decided again, for the fourth time (!); that…  Read more


News: International Week & Conference Day 2010

  From May 3rd to 6th 2010 the School of Management of the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria hosted the annual International Week for the 6th time. While the International Week is already well established and well known among Steyr’s partner universities for its perfect networking platform to strengthen partnerships, the Conference Day was new to the programme. Guest…  Read more


Teaching exchange with Finnish top university

  Last week Hagenberg campus played host for Prof. Tarja Chydenius, senior lecturer at Laurea University of Applied Sciences in Helsinki, who took advantage of the teaching staff exchange programme offered by Erasmus. Prof. Chydenius held a lecture about project management for students of the Bachelor`s degree programme “Secure Information Systems”. She also gave an interesting…  Read more


Summer School 2010

  From  July 4 to July 16, fifteen students from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Helen Bader School of Social Welfare will be in Linz to learn about social policy, social services and criminal justice. Dean Stan Stojkovic, a leading authority on criminal justice issues, and social work professors and researchers Susan Rose and David Pate will return to Linz – the first…  Read more


Wels students thrilled by International Week in Lahti

  Gundula Waldenberger and Leopold Reissner, students of the Wels degree course Bio-and Environmental Technology and their teacher FH Prof. DI Gerhard Hampejs took part in the ‘International Week’ of our Erasmus university partner in Lahti, Finland recently. Over 60  participants from a wide variety of countries, universities and specialist subjects discussed the many aspects of…  Read more


International Week 2010

  May 4th - 7th Guest lectures around the globe at Steyr Campus! The target group at the International Week in Steyr is: lecturesresearchersstudents This year, the International Week consist of two parts: guest lectures and a Conference Day. In order to increase the international atmosphere, each guest lecturer or researcher can take a group of students, who will participate…  Read more


US university delegate in Hagenberg

  This April, the School of Informatics, Communications and Media played host to a delegate from one of our US partner institutions: the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (UWM). Rebecca Hall, an academic at UWM’s School of Information (SOIS), was invited to a personal guided tour of the Hagenberg campus by Michael Frühmann. Prof. Frühmann, an academic in the “Communications…  Read more


Microsoft looks to Hagenberg’s Cloud Computing know-how

  The two software engineering professors, Werner Kurschl and Johann Heinzelreiter, were invited to give a lecture at the international Microsoft Research conference at Microsoft`s headquarters in Redmond, USA. The two cloud computing experts presented their didactic concept for integrating cloud computing in a software engineering curriculum, and shared their know-how with…  Read more


Study World Berlin 2010

  StudyWorld is Germany’s only fair to focus on higher and continuing education at both a national and international level. Every year, more than 9500 visitors take advantage of the opportunity to gain an overview of the wide range of options in the higher and continuing education markets and to seek advice for their individual study and career plans at the booths of more than…  Read more


International Week 2010

  19-23 April SocNet98, a social work network of universities with social work programmes, is organizing this annual event held in four locations. Students and teachers from network members in 15 European countries will attend. This year, 29 social work students and two teachers from FH OÖ Linz will participate in a week of lectures, excursions, site visits and social gatherings…  Read more


Delegation of nine students and one professor from our partner university in Hamburg (HAW) visit Linz

  Professor Mary Schmoecker and nine students of social work visited Linz  March 22-24. The students were hosted by our students. Carolyn Mayr and Iwona Wasilewska welcomed the group at the railway station, and Carolyn then guided the group through Linz, including an impromptu visit to the “Landhaus” with a look at the meeting room of the Upper Austria government (der Braune…  Read more


Robo-Racing Team is European Champion

  The University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria Robo-Racing-Team claimed the title of European Champion, winning first place and two second places in the Sumo Robot Championship in Vienna. The Auditorium of the Sciences was the scene of the world's largest robot competition last weekend. The event was hosted by the Austrian Association for Innovative Computer Science and the…  Read more


CMS 2010 - Communications and Multimedia Security

  CMS'2010 is the 11th Conference in the "Communication and Multimedia Security" series. The series is a joint effort of IFIP Technical Committees TC6 (Communication Systems) and TC11 (Security and Privacy Protection in Information Processing Systems). The conference (31th of May untill the 2nd of June) provides a forum for engineers and scientists in information security. It…  Read more


Constant increase in internships abroad

  More and more students from Hagenberg opt for a compulsory internship abroad such as the Bioinformatics students Andres Schoenegger and Erik Pfeiffenberger. They are currently doing their internship at the European Bioinformatics Institute in Cambridge where they are also writing their Master thesis.  Read more


Incomings from Hagenberg go Ars Electronica

  New incomings from Hagenberg were highly impressed by the travelling exhibition "Abenteuer Informatik" currently shown at the Ars Electronica Centre (AEC). The International Office, Campus Hagenberg, went with their new incomings from Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, University of Malaga and Kaunas University, Lithuania, to Linz to explore the city and to visit the…  Read more


Dean of University of Ontario came to visit the faculties of Hagenberg and Steyr

  Prof. Pamela Ritchie, Dean of the Faculty of Business and Information Technology at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology(UOIT) paid an official visit to Hagenberg and Steyr to finalize the last steps before entering into cooperation between our institutions. UOIT is situated near Toronto, Canada, and has about 6000 students in the fields of informatics, management…  Read more


RIUF Bucharest

  RIUF is the largest and most reputable international education event in Romania and in Eastern Europe counting over 15,000 visitors interested in study abroad programs and almost 200 individual exhibitors over the 5 editions so far. Together with three other Austrian Universities of Applied Sciences the FH OÖ participates in the main event in Bucharest on the 13th and 14th of…  Read more


Chinese high school students visit Austria for a summer school in Bio- and Environmental Technology

  Eight Chinese students of one of the best private high schools in Beijing are currently in Austria for a 1-week Summer School at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria. They are participating in courses and labs of the study programme in Bio- and Environmental Technology at the School of Engineering and Environmental Sciences in Wels. The students are learning about…  Read more