According to the latest QS World University Rankings (WUR) 2023, the University of Klagenfurt has achieved its best ranking to date, moving up from the 501-510 ranking group (last year) to rank 486. For the first time ever, the university is among the top 500 and has been ranked among the best.
The CYCLE KICK-OFF on the 28th of April marks the start of the campaign called “The university gets cycling”. Around 35 bike enthusiasts joined the bike tour organised by the university and UNIKUM.
The University of Klagenfurt stands in solidarity with students from Ukraine and is introducing a number of support measures.
This project is the latest step in a long-standing and successful partnership: Stadtwerke Klagenfurt AG are cooperating with the University of Klagenfurt in the field of sustainable mobility. Starting in September 2021, the public relations team at the University of Klagenfurt has taken “green” trips to trade fairs and school visits throughout Austria and to neighbouring countries.
The THE Ranking 2022 represents the first time that the University of Klagenfurt has also been ranked in the field of “Engineering”. Being ranked second among Austrian universities at the first attempt is due in no small part to the outstanding research achievements of the scientists and the field’s high degree of internationality. The relatively young Faculty of Technical Sciences is confident in maintaining its chosen course – and continues to reach for the stars.
After placing among the top 50 best young universities in the Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings, the University of Klagenfurt has now also gained a place in the excellent ranking bracket 201-250 in the field of Engineering, thus scoring the second-best ranking among Austrian universities (Vienna University of Technology is ranked in bracket 176-200).
Fabian Schober studied Applied Informatics. Aged 29, he is the founder of a video game studio and the winner of the “Dynatrace Outstanding IT Thesis Award” (DO*IT*TA for short) for his Master’s thesis. His work won out over other submissions from students at the University of Klagenfurt and impressed the jury with its strong practical relevance.
Starting in April 2021, Dynatrace will sponsor a classroom in the area of Computer Science for a period of five years, thus sending a strong signal in the ongoing partnership with the University of Klagenfurt. From now on, the classroom in the South Wing will bear the name ‘Dynatrace.’
Bitmovin will be sponsoring a classroom in the area of Computer Science for the next five years, starting in June 2021, and thus continuing the long-standing successful cooperation with the University of Klagenfurt. Going forward, the classroom in the South Wing will bear the name ‘Bitmovin’.
An interview with Thomas Grassauer about the cooperation between Dynatrace Austria GmbH and the University of Klagenfurt.