The University for Continuing Education Krems opened its doors in the autumn of 1995. The on-campus operation started just a few weeks after the opening with 93 students attending three study courses for European Integration and Journalism. The federal law on foundation came into force on April 8, 1994.
Today the University for Continuing Education Krems is the leading public university for continuing education in Europe. With its expertise in teaching and research it works to overcome societal challenges.
As university for continuing education we specialize in enhancing the qualifications of working professionals. The strength of the University for Continuing Education Krems is providing university courses that keep pace with the times and are oriented toward current and future societal challenges. Approximately 8,000 students from around 90 countries are currently enrolled in University for Continuing Education Krems, more than 30,000 have already completed their studies successfully.
Research at University for Continuing Education Krems is centered on contemporary and future challenges society faces. In a transdisciplinary context we build bridges between basic research and practice-oriented application, between individual disciplines and in particular to society.
The University for Continuing Education Krems combines ongoing innovation in research and teaching with the highest standards and holds the seal of quality of the Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation Austria (AQ Austria).
As an employer, the university offers not only jobs in the academic sector but also diverse positions within the general university staff. The approximately 720 employees play a significant role in achieving the strategic goals, and the importance of continuing education is emphasized within the university staff as well.
BENEFITS FOR OUR EMPLOYEES:
Our employees benefit from a wide range of offers such as: