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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

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