Technology scholarships for Master’s degree programmes in the ICT field

The scholarship programme for students pursuing English-language Master’s degrees in the field of information and communication technology (ICT) at the University of Klagenfurt got off to a successful start. The official kick-off took place one year ago. To date, 30 students from twelve countries have benefitted from our innovative funding programme.

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Melanie Schranz: A woman’s journey into the realm of technology and to her dream job

Our graduate Melanie Schranz couldn’t get enough of the exciting research topics at the Department of Networked and Embedded Systems. As one of the first eight students on the Information and Communications Engineering degree programme, she went straight on to pursue a doctorate after completing her diploma thesis. Together, we look back at an exciting past and talk about the latest research topics at Lakeside Labs.

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Game Studies and Engineering: “Study games” and broaden your horizons

The Master’s degree programme Game Studies and Engineering at the University of Klagenfurt is unique – an interdisciplinary study degree programme that deals with the technical as well as the analytical and ethical aspects of video and other games. Christina Obmann has chosen to pursue the Master’s degree programme Game Studies and Engineering. She talks to us about the programme and tells us why she chose this path. Read more

5 reasons to choose a technical degree (and you don’t have to be technical to get started)

There are countless unresolved questions that may plague you in your last year of school or once you have completed secondary school: “What should I study? Where should I study?”, and so on. Did you know that the University of Klagenfurt offers state-of-the-art, innovative and future-oriented degree programmes in the field of technical sciences? So, how about pursuing a degree in technology!? You could, for instance, start with a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Informatics, Information and Communications Engineering, Technical Mathematics or Management Information Systems.  To help you choose the right degree programme, we have compiled a list of 5 good reasons why a technology degree programme may be the right choice for you after all. Read more

Management Information Systems: The best of two worlds

The best of both worlds! Management Information Systems offers an optimal combination of computer sciences and business administration. The degree programme imparts the knowledge necessary to manage computer-supported information systems in companies from both a business management and information technology perspective. Anna Lena Röttl has chosen the Bachelor’s degree programme in Management Information Systems. She talks to us about the degree programme and tells us why she has chosen this path.

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The State of Carinthia honours academic theses on digitalisation

This week, State Governor Peter Kaiser honoured three Bachelor’s, three Diploma and three Master’s theses as well as three doctoral theses, awarding a Carinthian Digitalisation Grant 2020 to each of the authors.

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Technical mathematics is more than adding 0 and multiplying by 1

Celina Strasser has always loved puzzles. Mathematics was already her favourite subject during her school days. Celina Strasser is currently studying Technical Mathematics at the University of Klagenfurt. She talked to us about outdated ways of thinking, the gender gap in technical areas, clichés in mathematics and her passion for modelling, optimising and programming.

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Job Offers – Open Positions at the Department of Networked and Embedded Systems

The department of Networked and Embedded Systems is a hub for science and innovation in networked and embedded systems. We offer opportunities for creative minds in an environment that promotes excellence and mutual appreciation. The following positions are offered to further strengthen our team. Read more

Studying and working on campus at the University of Klagenfurt

After completing her Bachelor’s degree at Vienna University of Economics and Business, Melisa Midzan decided to pursue her Master’s degree in Business Administration at the University of Klagenfurt. She is now entering her third semester and is simultaneously completing a Bachelor’s degree in Information and Communications Engineering. She is using the Klagenfurt scholarship to forge valuable contacts with Carinthian companies.

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Processing large amounts of data efficiently: Creating new technologies for the computing continuum

“We can provide the scientific community and industry with the infrastructure they need to calculate large amounts of data quickly”, Dragi Kimovski, Assistant Professor at the Department of Information Technology, explains. In a recent conversation he told us what scientists and experts like him can offer the fields of medicine and physics as well as other areas.

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