The range of studies offered by the University for Continuing Education Krems is specially designed to meet the requirements of adult students. It gives students the opportunity to complete academic continuing education alongside their careers, thereby acquiring competencies for professional and personal ongoing development.
With teaching staff from both academic and practical backgrounds, and by applying tailored teaching and learning methods, the University for Continuing Education Krems’ study model supports students in every phase of their professional life by focusing on developing their knowledge and competencies in the context of practical application. This makes it possible to apply the acquired competencies in their professional environments while at the same time developing themselves further both professionally and personally. The combination of classroom phases and e-learning in the form of blended learning is a particularly advantageous format for working adults.
The University for Continuing Education Krems provides Bachelor's and Master's programs in Continuing Education that can be studied alongside work commitments and short programs to qualify as “Academically Accredited Experts” or to complete as “Certified Programs”. The location, at the gateway to the Wachau World Heritage Site, offers a service-oriented, inspiring environment.
This is what students think of the University for Continuing Education Krems (Source: Alumni Survey 2021):
- Approx. 75 percent of the graduates rate the University for Continuing Education Krems excellent or very good.
- 82 percent of the graduates rate their studies as contributing to the enhancement of their specialized skills; likewise, 85 percent see their studies as having contributed to their ongoing personal development.