02/10/2020, 10:30

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Auditorium Grafenegg/ Online-Stream



Begin 10.30


Welcoming speech

Friedrich Faulhammer  

Rector of Danube University Krems

Prof Alexander Van der Bellen

Federal President of the Republic of Austria

Prof Heinz Faßmann

Federal Minister of Education, Science and Research


Johanna Mikl-Leitner

State Governor of Lower Austria


Prof Emeritus Helga Nowotny

Former President of the European Research Council (ERC)  


Tarek Leitner, ORF


Due to security reason, the following champagne reception was cancelled

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Keeping pace with the times since 25 years

With 25 years of experience, Danube University Krems is one of the European pioneers in the field of university continuing education. In 1995 the university opened its doors to the students by which a future-oriented model project for scientific continuing education was created, significantly contributing to addressing current and future societal challenges.

The university is well familiar with handling the specific requirements of part-time teaching. Danube University Krems' strenght is to carry out university courses that have their finger at the pulse of time. Close to 8,000 students from 85 countries make Danube University Krems the leading public university for continuing education in Europe. Usually, the students of Danube University Krems have gained several years of professional and management experience, which is taken into teaching and research and subsequently leads to a knowledge and competence transfer at a high level.

Danube University Krems is committed to application-oriented research with a high degree of transdisciplinarity. Bridges are built between basic and applied research as well as between the different disciplines - an approach that generates dynamics and innovation.

Timeline 25 years Danube University Krems

25 years drawing the timeline of the university

Time travel


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