The quality of teaching in the programme Innovation and Product Management at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria has been ranked the best. This is confirmed by the annual rankings in the industry magazine in which more than 500 HR professionals and managers were interviewed. IPM was repeatedly selected by industry technology professionals in the category for best course to study in Austria. In 2016 IPM came 2nd out of 13 Fachhochschul degree programs. To continue to be internationally successful, the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, IPM is working on a USA accreditation.