Active participation in the European Higher Education Area and the strengthening of international networks in the health education field are among the most important strategic goals of the University of Applied Sciences for Health Professions Upper Austria. Since its foundation in 2010, significant steps have been set.

The University of Applied Sciences for Health Professions Upper Austria is working in accordance with the aim of offering the best quality in theoretical and practical training and thus promoting the skills development of future employees in the health sector and its various institutions to a high standard. For this reason, networking with international educational institutions and companies is an important quality characteristic for us.The aim is to implement innovation through knowledge transfer in the training for the health sector. Thanks to international exchanges new skills for new jobs are identified and evaluated, thus achieving a higher flexibility in the labour market.

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Due to the current developments in the spread of the Coronavirus and in order to contribute to reducing the further spread of the SARS CoV-2 infection, the UAS for Health Professions as well as the responsible authorities consider it necessary to change the course operation at our campuses starting tomorrow, 11.03.2020 until further notice.

As of now, no courses or exams will be held in physical presence of students. This applies to all lectures, lectures with skills practice, seminars and integrated courses. As far as possible, teaching will be converted to home learning and e-learning.