The FHK is the association of all Austrian Universities of Applied Sciences (UAS). UAS offer young people a practically-orientated university-level education and prepare them optimally for their careers. The FHK supports Universities of Applied Sciences in achieving common educational goals. The FHK represents the interests of its members, offers a platform for exchange, acts as a stimulus and opinion builder for the UAS-sector and functions as an expert in all matters of education policy for higher education.
Universities of Applied Sciences – distinguishing features
- Practically-orientated higher education
- Graduates as "versatile problem-solvers"
- Networks in business and society
- Small groups for learning and modern instructional methods
- Entrepreneurial thinking