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The St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences (German: Fachhochschule St. Pölten) was founded in 1993 and has approximately 3,200 students enrolled. It currently offers 26 degree programmes. Study opportunities comprise degree programmes and continuing education courses in the fields of Health and Social Sciences, Business, Mobility, and Technology. These courses are both academically and vocationally oriented and include training in business administration, law, foreign languages, and interpersonal skills.
A Fachhochschule, abbreviated FH, or University of Applied Sciences (UAS) is a German tertiary education institution, specializing in topical areas.
Students can choose to acquire international certificates, such as those offered by Cisco, Microsoft, and Cambridge. Work placements seek to ensure that they gain hands-on experience in the workplace before graduation. Teaching is by lectures, laboratory work and small tutorial groups. Students carry out practical work and team projects. Among the facilities of the university are a library, state-of-the art video, computer, network and multimedia laboratories, and satellite equipment. The students run their own radio station, Campus Radio 94.4.
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The History of the UAS St. Pölten began in 1993, when the „Verein zur Föderung der Gesellschaft zur Durchführung von Fachhochschul-Studiengängen St. Pölten m.b.H.“ (eng.: Association for the Advancement of the Society for the Implementation of the University of Applied Sciences St. Pölten ltd.) was founded. In the academic year 1996/97 with Telecommunication and Media the first degree programme started. In 2004 the facility was awarded the legal designation 'University of Applied Sciences'. In 2007 the St. Pölten UAS moved to the building in the Matthias Corvinus-Straße. The new campus was officially opened in the presence of Federal President Dr. Heinz Fischer. At the moment the educational offer covers 13 bachelor‘s and 13 master‘s degree programmes as well as 22 further Education Courses.
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All study programmes are offered in the international Bachelor/Master system. As a participant in the Erasmus, Ceepus and Leonardo programmes, the university encourages students to spend a semester studying or working abroad. There is an exchange of students and lecturers with partner universities across Europe, in Latin America, and China.
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With several new degree programmes about to commence and student admissions rising continually, the University is growing fast and has had to grapple with increasing problems of space. Since the Winter Term 2007 the Sankt Pölten University of Applied Sciences has been located in a new 14,300 square metre campus building. The new university, designed by a team of Viennese architects and situated on an area of 8,560 square metres right next to the town centre, accommodate modern offices, lecture halls, studios, laboratories, and a library. The foundation stone for the new university building was laid on March 23, 2006. The mayor of Sankt Poelten, local dignitaries and representatives of the university joined in the ceremony.
The research teams concerning content became institutes in 2007.
The St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences offers its own radio station Campus Radio 94.4. There students learn how to run a radio station.
Since May 2007 the students have had the possibility to work actively at an educational television transmitter named Campus TV, C-TV for short. The contributions are all provided from projects of students in the context of the Media Technology degree programme. C-TV is broadcast via internet stream, and rather every Tuesday evening via the Vienna regional cable TV channel Okto.
fhSPACEtv is an interdisciplinary initiative of the fields of study Media Technology and Digital Media Technologies / Institute of Creative\Media/Technologies. This cooperation attempts to merge creative and artistic potential within the departments of the UAS and to integrate specific approaches and requirements for the digital medium by gathering contemporary and alternative information channels and forms of presentation in a pool for students.
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