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About Carinthia University of Applied Sciences


The Carinthia University of Applied Sciences was founded in 1995 and currently offers 30 study programs that serve for educating almost 2000 full- and part-time students in German and English.

Through constant further development of the degree programs at CUAS and intensive cooperation with the worlds of business and science, people studying at the university can be certain of a forward-looking education with its finger on the pulse of time.

CUAS lives the vision of direct practical experience. Full- and part-time lecturers, as well as guest speakers from industry and business ensure an interdisciplinary, internationally oriented education. Degree programs are offered in the fields of civil engineering and architecture, engineering, as well as management, healthcare and social issues.

“Engineering & IT” is the umbrella term for the majority of the technical and IT study programs at CUAS. The focus areas comprise topics of information technologies for spatial, environmental or medical solutions, but also classical engineering disciplines such as mechanical engineering. CUAS offer a comprehensive range of programs for all technology enthusiasts.



The education quality is emphasized through the development of innovative teaching and learning methods, such as blended learning offering students and professors greater flexibility in the creation of a suitable learning environment. Further, CUAS is involved in several projects on eLearning.

The institute's research focus is on applied research and development in the areas of microelectronics, systems integration, controlling and automation.

The team was involved in numerous national and EU funded projects in the field of Online Labs and offers expertise especially in the monitoring, automation and control of devices over distance.