As a higher education establishment, our aim is to provide students with a professional environment in which they can study successfully. Student-centered teaching and learning is thus a particular priority of the university, and one which we are continually striving to enhance. In the process, lecturers and students alike take responsibility for committing to the process of teaching and learning.Shifting from a theory-based to a practice-oriented teaching approach calls for innovative teaching and learning cultures that encourage students to work autonomously, place problems in perspective and focus on application.
As one of the largest universities of applied sciences in Austria with a wide variety of departments, it is important for us to offer research-oriented teaching, to establish research and development at the intersection of the disciplines and to further expand this position in the future.
We focus on the following aspects:
With twenty universities, universities of applied sciences and private universities as well as 1,329 research institutions, Vienna is the center of academic education and research in Austria. In addition to all it has to offer in education and research, Vienna also stands out with its high quality of life, and regularly ranks among the top cities to live in. The following information should give you an overview of Vienna and help you settle in quickly.