The AAU is a young and innovative university, located at the intersection of three diverse cultures. Since it was founded in the year 1970, the AAU has become firmly established as the leading institution of academic education in Carinthia, and serves as an important hub for the acquisition, exchange and transfer of knowledge across the entire Alps-Adriatic Region.
The AAU’s scientific achievements regularly earn national and international recognition. The projects carried out here serve as important impulse generators for the business location Carinthia.
Internationality: Boundless Experience
The Alpen-Adria-Universität attaches great importance to internationality – in scientific exchange, through visiting professors from other countries, or through the colourful diversity provided by international students representing all corners of the globe. Cultivating close contacts with partner universities establishes cooperation relationships, which facilitate cross-border collaboration in science and in teaching. There are over 260 cooperation arrangements in place with more than 200 partner universities spread across the entire world.