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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

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