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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

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