The FH Upper Austria was founded on June 22, 1993.
The state of Upper Austria, the city of Wels and the market town of Hagenberg were designated as members of the sponsoring association for the preparation of the establishment, maintenance and operation of technical college courses in Upper Austria.
The FH Upper Austria Research & Development GmbH decreed in 2019 at locations in Hagenberg, Linz, Steyr and Wels 244 research assistants inside. A total of 17 main research areas were set up at the 4 faculties:
The FH Upper Austria cooperates intensively with companies and institutions thus winning the support of leading experts for teaching and for practice-oriented student projects.
CEOs, executive board members, entrepreneurs and established researchers with many years of practical experience in innovative and successful businesses in relevant professional fields give students insights into different sectors, leadership issues and challenges of today and tomorrow.The internship is an important component for the career start.
There are several accommodation options are available including renting a flat and dormitories. The university helps students finding an accommodation and related information.
The university has libraries in each campus. All the libraries are connected to an electronic search service where students can search for related data.
The university has a strong IT support including Levis, Moodle, email system, EduROAM and much more.
Healthcare facilities are off campuses.
All the campuses are either in city center or in walking distance. Campus buildings are mostly in one place. The ones that are separate are in walking distance. Each campus has a canteen inside.
As a balance to studying, the sports club ’FH OO Sportsteam‘ provides students, alumni and staff with a wide range of opportunities to practice sport. There is something for everyone from yoga to triathlon at a range of different levels.
From a crazy boat race to a cell phone throwing contest, from a student party to a solar car challenge – the FH Upper Austria and its students plan entertaining events that make campus life more lively.
There are 8 tertiary education establishments in Upper Austria and the student life in the campus cities Linz, Hagenberg, Steyr and Wels is as multifarious as one might therefore expect. Even if students do not study together, students from different universities often party together.Alumni keep in touch with each other via the Alumni Club. Events, further education, travel and much more can be found on their agenda.
Various of accreditation including ECTS, ABET, Diploma Supplement and Erasmus.
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