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Press Releases for AMM

Top Manager teaches at FH Wels / Tips 02/2017

Top Manager Heinz Hollerweger was managing director and leader of the development department for Audi quattro GmbH and is now sharing his know-how with the students of the Master's degree Programme "Automotive Mechatronics and Management".

Study with income /Job Kurier 01/2017

Earning money after a-levels-or obtaining a degree first? With a dual study you can have both-an alternative for the ambitious ones

Wels steps on the gas with a new Automotive Master’s / Hallo OÖ 04/2016

With this Master’s programme we have succeeded in providing a specific academic education for the automotive vehicle industry, which is so important for Upper Austria’, enthuses Landeshauptmann Deputy Thomas Stelzer.

Work and study in one for the first time / OÖ Nachrichten 03/2016

The Upper Austrian automotive vehicle industry has created a first dual degree programme in cooperation with the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria at the School of Engineering in Wels. ‘Dual’ means the students are employed part-time at one of the nine partner companies for eighteen months of their 2-year study (4 semesters) programme.

IMAS-study: Austrians sceptical about driverless cars / OÖ Nachrichten 03/2016

The development of driverless cars is said to be the next quantum leap in the industry , but the Austrians are sceptical. The majority think a driver made of flesh and blood is safer. What’s more, many fear a higher price.
This is the result of a study conducted by the School of Engineering in Wels and the Linz Opinion Research Institute IMAS in Linz, which was presented on Friday.

IMAS-study: The future of cars / Neues Volksblatt 03/2016

There is still little trust in the safety of driverless cars among the Austrian population. As revealed by a survey conducted by the opinion research institute IMAS, about half of those asked think that driving will not be made safer by this innovation. 

The new Master’s degree programme Automotive Mechatronics and Management in Wels is unique in Austria / Chef Info 03/2016

The new Master’s degree programme Automotive Mechatronics and Management in Wels is unique in Austria. While studying, students can be employed part-time in companies on a subject-specific project. The MDs of RobertBosch AG, BRP Powertrain, CNH Industrial, KTM und Cross Industries, Magna Powertrain, Miba, Alois Pöttinger Maschinenfabrik, Rosenbauer International and Wacker Neuson are participating in this cooperation.

Combining work and study: The Dual Degree Programme / Die Presse 03/2016

For the industry it means that only companies employing well-educated engineers who can develop innovative mechatronic solutions will be able to defend or increase their market share in future. All well and good. But there’s a catch. Mechatronics experts are a rarity. In view of this the Wels School of Engineering of the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria has designed a new Master’s degree in Automotive Mechatronics and Management which is entirely taught in English and starts in Autumn 2016.

Increasing the innovativeness of the motor vehicle industry in Upper Austria / OÖ Nachrichten 02/2016

New international Master’s degree programme Automotive Mechatronics and Management presented at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria

First dual Master’s degree in Austria / Medianet 02/2016

The four-semester programme is unique in Austria in its combination of content, internationalisation and cooperation with companies. It is the first dual programme in Upper Austria. The students are employed in a company of the automotive vehicle industry and learn, not ‘only’ at university but also in companies, what makes the industry tick and work. By being a practice-integrated programme,  strong ties develop between student and company and a win-win situation for both.

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