- Continuing education and training courses at universities, Universities of Applied Sciences and University Colleges of Teacher Education
- Vocational and supplementary additional qualifications
- Access by means of a completed course of study and/or professional experience
- Mainly followed alongside employment
Continuing education and training courses are offered by universities (Universitätslehrgänge), Universities of Applied Sciences (Lehrgänge zur Weiterbildung) and University Colleges of Teacher Education (Hochschullehrgänge). The education and training courses consist of a predetermined curriculum and provide vocational and supplementary additional qualifications in a specific subject area.
The requirement to attend a programme of continuing education and training consists of a completed course of study and/or relevant professional experience. The admission requirements for each education and training course are determined individually. To enable workers to participate in these continuing education and training courses, the majority of these coures are designed to be followed alongside employment and lectures are held in the evenings, where possible, or in block form. Depending on the level, continuing education and training courses conclude with an academic degree (Master's) or the title "Academic Expert".
Details of the individual continuing education and training course can be obtained directly from the providing universities, Universities of Applied Sciences or University Colleges of Teacher Education.
The next step:
After completing a course at a university, University of Applied Sciences or University College of Teacher Education, one of many options available is to attend additional courses to obtain additional or higher level qualifications.
Further information can be found on the internet
Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research – Continuing education courses at Universities, Universities of Applied Sciences, University Colleges of Teacher Education, Private Universities and further educational institutions
Continuing education courses at Austrian Higher Education Institutions
Courses for continuing education on University of Applied Sciences study programmes (in German)
At www.studienwahl.at/en you can find an overview of all degree courses at all Austrian institutions of Higher Education.