Research is a service to the public: according to the Universities Act 2002 research results should “contribute to the development of the individual and to the welfare of society and the environment”.
Universität Klagenfurt strives to establish dialogue with interested members of the public via a variety of fora and media.
Events: Lange Nacht der Forschung
The Lange Nacht der Forschung (Long Night of Research) is the largest research event in Austria.
The Lange Nacht der Forschung guided visitors through the world of research and academia across an event space spanning around 130,000 m², offering an insight into a variety of academic disciplines via interactive displays.
AAU publishes online updates about recent research results and projects on its News Portal. These updates are accompanied by regular stories providing a behind-the-scenes look at the university’s academic work.
ad astra is the research magazine published by Universität Klagenfurt. The magazine features research results from across environmental studies, trade & industry, high tech & multimedia, culture & society, health and education, as well as reports on art exhibitions and other news from Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt.
Have you missed out on an update about important new research? Subscribe to the research newsletter to stay in the loop. Aimed at anyone who has an interest in AAU’s diverse research activities, the newsletter is sent as a quarterly e-mail and features new research developments such as projects, results and publications.
AAU issues press releases on recent developments and events. These press releases are largely aimed at Austrian science and technology journalists. The university also uses the “idw – Informationsdienst Wissenschaft” and “Alpha Galileo” news services to reach overseas journalists.
All press releases are also available on the news portal.
AAU collaborates with Kleine Zeitung (the “Science and Technology” page), Der Standard (the “Forschung Spezial” or “Research Focus” page) and Die Presse (the “Science & Innovation” page) to provide news on research.