THE World University Rankings 2022: The University of Klagenfurt achieves outstanding ranking in the field of Engineering


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).

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Game developer from Klagenfurt writes best software Master’s thesis

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.

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Dynatrace Austria takes on the first classroom sponsorship at the University of Klagenfurt


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.’

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Bitmovin takes on the second classroom sponsorship at the University of Klagenfurt


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’.

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“The University of Klagenfurt is an excellent university. The teaching and research activities in the field of computer science are superb.”

An interview with Thomas Grassauer about the cooperation between Dynatrace Austria GmbH and the University of Klagenfurt.
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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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Learning from the Chinese experiences


Xiang Zhao conducts research on health psychology at the University of Klagenfurt. We spoke to him about how China handled COVID-19. Among other things, Zhao recommends more precise instructions to the population.

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Coronavirus: Information & Recommendations

Due to current developments in neighbouring regions, we would like to inform you about developments and recommendations regarding the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Read more

Book recommendations for the Advent and Christmas season


We are pleased to bring you reading recommendations for the (pre-)Christmas season as suggested by our colleagues here at the University of Klagenfurt – either for your own reading pleasure or as gift ideas. In addition, you can watch a short video of a member of staff reading from their recommended book – bookmark this page to view the latest video each Advent Sunday. We wish you pleasant hours with the reading matter of your choice!

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Der Atlas Novus mit der ersten wirklichkeitsnahen Karte von China

Der Atlas Novus, bekannt auch als Atlas Blaeu, zählt zu den umfangreichsten Kartenwerken des 17. Jahrhunderts. Die Universitätsbibliothek präsentiert die Bände Europa, England, Schottland und China der lateinischen Ausgabe aus der Zeit von 1648 bis 1655 aus dem eigenen Besitz. Die Eröffnung der 20. Ausstellung in der Reihe Kostbarkeiten aus der Bibliothek findet am 4. Dezember mit einem Vortrag von Petra Svatek von der ÖAW statt.

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