University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
Your studies with a future in Hagenberg, Linz, Steyr and Wels. Top ratings in rankings, a comprehensive range of studies and successful in research and development. One of the approximately 50 bachelor’s and master’s degree programmes at Austria’s largest and most research-oriented UAS opens up a wide range of job and career opportunities. All courses are practice-oriented, internationally recognised and closely networked with business, industry and research. For many students, their studies in Hagenberg, Linz, Steyr or Wels with an internship or semester abroad at one of more than 230 partner universities worldwide is their ticket to an international career. But also action and fun are by no means neglected on one of the four campuses: whether at the „Highland Games“ in Hagenberg, the „Boatmania“, the craziest boat race in the world in Steyr, where the most original watercraft with crew is sought, or at the „Kart Grand Prix“ or the „Solar-Car-Challenge“ in Wels, where students put their cars to full throttle.
University of Art and Design Linz
Art, media and design in all their variations: The University of Art and Design Linz (Kunstuniversität Linz) is interface-oriented and unique in bundling a variety of different skills, ranging from architecture, the fine arts, art education, industrial design, interface cultures and time-based media to studies in art and media theory, cultural studies and design. Our University is a lively professional and academic research institution whose core values lie in the fundamental freedom of art and research with a strong commitment to modernism and contemporary art. A strong hands-on approach and a great variety of partnerships with industry and cultural institutions ensure direct transfer of theoretical knowledge into practical contexts. With its total of four locations in the historic heart of the Upper Austrian capital Linz, the University of Art and Design Linz creates a vivid atmosphere for creativity and interdisciplinary communication. Being one of the smallest Austrian universities, the University of Art and Design Linz is able to provide an academic and artistic environment with a perfect student-tutor ratio and space for individual artistic and professional development.
Catholic Private University Linz
Our University is a vibrant place of scientific reflection. In the courses of study in theology, philosophy and art studies we promote and demand critical scrutiny and independent thinking. Teachers and students at KU Linz are therefore in constant dialogue with the philosophical, theological, social and art-scientific perspectives and challenges of our time. The Private University has an optimal scientific and administrative infrastructure. The institution was accredited in 2000 as the first private University in Austria. All courses of study offered in the fields of theology, religious education, philosophy and art studies are state-accredited and recognised throughout Europe. The library of KU Linz, the third largest in Upper Austria, has over 255,000 volumes, 3700 journals, 500 of which are current and 770 electronically accessible. It is open to the public.
University of Education Upper Austria
Centrally located in Austria’s third largest city on the river Danube, the university is the second biggest teacher training institution in the country. It provides teacher training for primary school teachers, vocational school teachers and, together with 9 partner universities in Central Austria, secondary school teachers. The university offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees according to the respective study programme majors as well as a great selection of possible minors. The university is also responsible for providing continuing education programmes for employed teachers of all levels and school types in the region of Upper Austria. With the „Europaschule“ the university has its own practice school in which new models of education are developed, practised and evaluated and in which students do practice training during their studies.