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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