Founded in 1991, Central European University (CEU) is a private research university accredited in Austria, Hungary, and the United States, with campuses in Vienna and Budapest. CEU is a new model for international education, a center for the study of contemporary economic, social and political challenges, and a source of support for building open and democratic societies that respect human rights and human dignity.
BOKU is one of the best life sciences universities in Europe, distinguished by its holistic approach to research and teaching. Our scientists, students and graduates work on solutions to burning social issues and for a sustainable future. Today's University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU) began its success story in 1872 as a small agricultural college under the name "kk Hochschule für Bodenculture". The BOKU locations Türkenschanze, Muthgasse and Tulln now offer the 15 departments and 11,000 students optimal conditions for learning, teaching and research.
The University of Salzburg, also known as the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg, is an Austrian public university in Salzburg municipality, Salzburg state, named after its founder, Prince-Archbishop Paris Lodron. Established in 1622, the university was closed in 1810 and re-established in 1962.
WU provides space for contemplation and creativity and is a pioneer in research and teaching, all with the goal of increasing economic capability and social prosperity. WU’s faculty, staff, students, and alumni take social responsibility and are characterized by their expertise, open-mindedness, and eagerness to make a difference. WU is a leading academic institution and one of Europe’s most attractive universities in business and economics. True to its role as an open-minded institution, WU also sees itself as an international university, as an important hub for global exchange, and as a place where students and teachers work together. Open-mindedness and diversity were already among the university’s key values at WU’s founding in 1898. WU is committed to the principles of fairness and equal opportunities, scientific integrity, academic freedom, and especially plurality in topics and methodology. WU is a responsible university.* This means that WU not only accepts responsibility for the quality of its performance in research, teaching, and third mission activities, but also that it acts in a socially responsible manner in all that it does.
Since the founding of the university, the competencies have been continuously deepened and developed in order to actively contribute to current, socially relevant issues. This led to an expansion of the spectrum with clear specialization and positioning at the same time. The development does not stand still now, on the contrary, it is progressing at an ever increasing speed. The great social challenges of our time in the areas of resources, climate, energy and the environment require the adaptation of social behavior, but also the orientation of the university. Therefore, scientists develop technical and scientific methods to solve today's challenges. In teaching, students are given the tools they need to deal with these environmental issues and prepare them for their future key role in improving the environment. Montanuniversität Leoben stands for excellent science, excellent education and absolute top performance in research and teaching. This is reflected in their three areas of competence for the future: advanced reources, smart materials, sustainable processing.
The University of Applied Arts Vienna accepts its responsibility to positively influence art, science and society. It constantly opens up and transcends the present towards the future. Lecturers and researchers, students, graduates, employees and partners form a collective that is committed to an open society and uses artistic and scientific competence as a key: to invent new forms of work, education and art. to create intellectual, creative freedom and ensure open-minded, critical and at the same time empathetic discourse. to examine and evaluate societal challenges. to develop radical solutions and new ideas for designing and managing technological, media and social change. The upcoming complex challenges need cooperative and complex solutions. Instead of looking for simple answers, the university focuses on finding suitable new questions and on strategies that they constantly develop anew based on our specific actions.
All people working at Med Uni Graz are involved in the implementation of the diverse projects: scientists, researchers, doctors, students, teachers and the many other employees from different professional groups see themselves as "pioneering minds", who through their daily work and their appreciative and open cooperation make up the spirit and innovative strength of Med Uni Graz.
The Medical University of Innsbruck stands for outstanding achievements in the areas of teaching, research and patient care. Together with the university clinics, it is the leading medical location in western Austria.
The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna is a public art school in Vienna, Austria. As the most traditional art university in Austria, the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna has been an important training center for artists for over 325 years. Based on its leading position in Central Europe and with its high quality standards, it is one of the most internationally renowned art universities, where teachers and students from all regions of the world work together.