Our Mission

University for Continuing Education Krems is the leading public university for continuing education in Europe. With its expertise in teaching and research it works to overcome societal challenges.



Our Strengths

Within the German-speaking countries we are the only public university for continuing education. We have many years of experience in which we have established our leadership in the field of university-based continuing education. Our ambition is to provide outstanding quality to the highest international standards.

We identify and are deeply involved in current and future societal challenges and tailor our study programs to address them.

Our study model is oriented toward the specific requirements of adult learners in all phases of life and especially to the needs of working professionals.

The (professional) experience of our students and teachers is embedded in our teaching and research activities and ensures an intense transfer of knowledge and skills.

We are committed to research with a high degree of transdisciplinarity.

Our campus offers a service-oriented and inspiring working environment for our students and staff.

Key strategy “Stronger Consideration of Digital Transformation Processes”

Key strategy “Expansion of international activities”

Up-to-date Development Plan

Development Plan 2025-2030

Up-to-date Performance Agreement

between the University for Continuing Education Krems and the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research

Social Dimension Strategy

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