Physics in action: Excursion to the Technical Museum Vienna for students of the technical sciences

Anyone who believes that students of the technical sciences spend all their time in lecture halls and laboratories is taught otherwise at the University of Klagenfurt. Christian Bettstetter, Udo Schilcher and Melisa Midžan recently organised a trip to the Museum of Technology Vienna for the students in their course “Principles of Physics: Electricity and Magnetism“.

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HUAWEI Technology Scholarships at the University of Klagenfurt

Innovative programmes for the promotion of excellent Master’s students are being developed within the framework of the cooperation with HUAWEI Austria. Thanks to HUAWEI’s support, the University of Klagenfurt has now launched the new HUAWEI Technology Scholarships to encourage excellent Master’s students from the Faculty of Technical Sciences. We have also introduced the HUAWEI Best Performer Awards, which honour students who have achieved an outstanding academic performance. Together, these two programmes further enhance the attractiveness of the technical degree programmes in Klagenfurt.

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Information and Communications Engineering is the ideal combination of electrical engineering and computer science

Florian Huber completed an apprenticeship in electrical engineering and spent several years working as electronic engineer and calibration officer in the electronics industry. Today, he is a student in the Bachelor’s degree programme in Information and Communications Engineering, and additionally he works as teaching assistant and tutor. The Carinthian spoke to us about his passion for studying and why perseverance is the most important thing when pursuing a degree programme. Read more

STWU – Scientific-Technological Workshop for Ukrainian Youth University of Klagenfurt, Department of Mathematics, 19–21 July 2022

A three-day scientific-technological workshop for Ukrainian youth (ages 14–17) took place at the University of Klagenfurt on 19–21 July 2022. It was organized by Iryna Vasylieva and Andrei Asinowski of Department of Mathematics. The event included lectures, interactive workshops, and problem-solving sessions in Mathematics, Robotics, and Computer science on the following topics:

  • Combinatorial methods for sudoku (Andrei Asinowski, Mathematics),
  • Geometric puzzles (Iryna Vasylieva, Mathematics),
  • The single-board computer Micro:bit and using it for controlling the Bit:bot robot (Dina Ramazanova, Informatics Didactics), click here for a video!
  • Error-correcting codes and and algorithms for check digits (Benjamin Hackl, Mathematics).

Additionally, the workshop included a quiz about Carinthia, Klagenfurt, and the University of Klagenfurt. The event was attended by six participants form different places in Carinthia (Klagenfurt, Villach, Feldkirchen, St. Jakob im Rosental, Keutschach, Glödnitz). The financial support by the government of Carinthia is highly appreciated by the organizers and the participants.