As opposed to continuing education in general, the distinctive element of a continuing education study program is its reference to scientific criteria and research. Current research results and scientific methods feed into academic continuing education, as it is conducted at the University for Continuing Education Krems, from research into teaching, combined with the corresponding high quality standards.
The specific requirements of adult learners in their life phases, especially as professionals, are taken into account in the continuing education studies at the University for Continuing Education Krems. More than half of the approximately 8,000 students enrolled at the University for Continuing Education Krems bring more than 10 years of professional experience and usually already have a higher education degree. The combination of on-campus phases and digital learning formats (blended learning) facilitates part-time study or helps students balance their studies, work, and family life.
Students can acquire skills and competencies through continuing education studies that will enable them to succeed in an ever-changing world of work. The studies at the University for Continuing Education Krems address relevant issues of societal, technological, and organizational developments and prepare students for current and future challenges.