Getting a Taste for Student Life on the Campus in Kufstein
Around 245 visitors came to the University of Applied Sciences Kufstein Tirol campus on Saturday, February 4, 2023, to inform themselves about the comprehensive range of study programs offered at the university and to receive individual advice. From 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., concurrent students met with the guests and answered their questions, offering personal insights into university life. Moreover, visitors interested in the diverse Master's programs offered at the university could consult with program directors during a personal conversation at the concurrently held Master's Lounge.
Comprehensive information on all aspects of the academic programs and unique student experience
In addition to information about the admission process at the FH Kufstein Tirol and corresponding requirements, visitors gained insights into the organizational processes of their prospective studies, especially about the semester abroad. Depending on the organizational form and course of study, a stay abroad ranging from one week to two semesters is integrated into the study program – a unique feature distinguishing the FH Kufstein Tirol from other educational institutions. The International Relations Office (IRO) team was available at Open House to answer questions about studying abroad. Whether in Vietnam, Madrid, or Georgia – among the 215 international partner universities across the continents, each of which is selected based on strict quality criteria, every student will find a match.
Exploratory campus tour
Guided tours of the modern campus and demonstrations in the technical labs provided visitors with an extensive overview of what their studies at FH Kufstein Tirol can entail. The tour covered all four building sections. It stopped at the Automation, Makers, and EFIM Labs, where demonstrations, such as with the 3D printer, provided deeper insights into the respective disciplines. Here, too, experts were available for individual consultations about the various programs and research projects. Moreover, visitors could gain initial experience at the Makers Lab and create a small memento of the Open House to take home.
Insight into university life
Sample lectures allowed visitors to experience lecturers at the FH Kufstein Tirol first-hand and gain initial insights into course-relevant topics. Mag. Uta Fessler-Purkarthofer, MBA from the Bachelor's program in Marketing & Communication Management, introduced marketing basics in the sample lecture "Customer Journey – How can a company accompany customers on their journey?". The Energy & Sustainability Management program conducted a workshop titled "Simply Green! Or not? The Complexity of Sustainability," providing an exciting insight into the focus of the respective Bachelor's and Master's programs.
Part-time studies at the FH Kufstein Tirol
In the supplementary lecture "Successfully Studying Part-time," participants learned first-hand how to perfectly organize studies and professional life. This topic could be explored at a specially set-up stand, providing prospective students insight into how their particular situation and needs can be met.
The FH Kufstein Tirol offers four Bachelor's and nine Master's programs specifically tailored for working professionals, harmonizing job and family with academic education and training. In this organizational format, classes are held on Fridays and Saturdays, allowing students to work during the week and graduate within the standard study period.
The next Open House will take place on Saturday, March 18, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the FH Kufstein Tirol campus, offering once again exciting insights into university life.