Seizing opportunities: Danube University Krems provides academic continuing education and studies despite COVID-19

30/04/2020

COVID-19

Danube University Krems, being a university for academic continuing education that specialized on the requirements of part-time students, has already had all the possibilities and chances of online learning at hand prior to the challenges the COVID-19 outbreak entailed.

Appealing teaching methods, modern technical resources and experienced employees guarantee that choosing a university course at Danube University Krems is the right decision for shaping the future - even in challenging times.

Courses take place online

Teaching and learning take place online. Applied state-of-the-art technologies such as learning platforms, video applications and online collaboration tools enable classroom teaching and exams to be taken online as well as the digital submission of seminar papers and theses. Essential services and contact persons of Danube University Krems are available online or by phone as usual. Access to necessary scientific literature is ensured via online databases and the possibility to loan from the library through interlending.

E-Learning as a strength

Danube University Krems is particularly well prepared to switch to e-learning due to its many years of expertise and strengths in the "blended learning " format, which is a combination of online learning and attendance phases. Nearly all on-campus courses are held online and the students' feedback has so far been extremely positive: ranging from new methodological skills to additional learning effects.

Secured for the future through competence acquisition - taking academic continuing education as an opportunity

Digitization has driven forward in countless areas since the COVID-19 outbreak and the associated teleworking for many. Therefore Danube University Krems understands the present situation as an opportunity to seize and is pursuing an highly proactive course, so that even in challenging times it is possible to secure a head start by acquiring knowledge and competences for the future.

Study programs, student advisory service, online information events

Our study program provides clear information about the wide range of opportunities for university-based continuing education. If you are looking for advice, you can contact the course directors and assistants either by telephone, e-mail or in one of our many online information events. Please chose from the following links.

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