Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences (FH Vorarlberg) offers Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes in the fields of business administration, engineering and technology, design and social work & health. FH Vorarlberg is a small university of applied sciences and fosters a culture of open doors and direct communication.
A special feature of FH Vorarlberg is an exceptional lecturer-to-student ratio of 1:12. This ensures that students receive a high level of individualized support throughout their studies. Knowledge is conveyed efficiently and meaningfully in small groups. Our modern campus provides ideal conditions for learning and meets the requirements of a modern university: multifunctional lecture halls, seminar rooms, high-tech labs, multimedia rooms, a cafeteria, a café etc.
FH Vorarlberg is one of the most research-intensive universities of applied sciences in Austria. The majority of research and development projects are undertaken in collaboration with regional businesses and organisations working at an international level. The direct link between research and studies exposes students to current research issues early on. At FH Vorarlberg, researchers and students work in the fields of process and product engineering, microtechnology, user-centred technologies, social and economic sciences, energy and digital factory vorarlberg.
Both the degree programmes and the research centres have an international orientation so that students and employees can gain valuable experiences abroad.
FH Vorarlberg and its degree programmes are accredited for an unlimited period by the Austrian Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation. This accreditation confirms compliance with recognised standards for university studies and is regularly reviewed (=re-accreditation). One primary goal of re-accreditation is to guarantee the quality of the degree programmes.
FH Vorarlberg is a post-secondary, university-level public institution sponsored by the State of Vorarlberg.
In 2019 FH Vorarlberg was once again certified for environmentally relevant principles and services.
Between 2. and 4. 3. 2016 the quality-management-system of FH Vorarlberg was peer-reviewed by evalag (Evaluationsagentur Baden-Württemberg). Based on a positive review, the accreditation commission of evalag certified the quality-management on 19. 9. 2016.
The certification is valid until 18. 9. 2023.