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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

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