St. Pölten UAS welcomes 600th exchange student

From left to right: Jürgen Hörmann, Head of Service Unit International Office; exchange student Vaclav Jáník; Monika Vyslouzil, Chairperson of the University of Applied Sciences Board

Positive developments in student mobility at St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences

St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences has a long-standing partnership with Zlin University in the Czech Republic. Exchange student Václav Janík who is spending a semester abroad at St. Pölten UAS is the 37th incoming student from Zlin University. Conversely, 22 students and teachers from St. Pölten UAS have used the opportunity to broaden their horizons at the partner university in Zlin.

Janík is enrolled at St. Pölten UAS in the Master programme Digital Media Management. "I am very pleased to have the opportunity to further enhance my knowledge at St. Pölten UAS. It is important to be constantly open to new perspectives and research approaches, especially in the rapidly evolving digital world", said Janík. 

Positive trend

On the whole, student mobility at St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences has developed very positively in recent years. "With a steadily growing network of partner universities and participation in numerous mobility programmes, our goal has been the promotion of mobility for our students", said Jürgen Hörmann, Head of the International Office at St. Pölten UAS.

Profitable exchange

"International networking is highly valued at St. Pölten UAS. With a steadily growing number of partner universities throughout the world we are able to offer our students a host of opportunities to accumulate experience abroad", said Monika Vyslouzil, Chairperson of the University of Applied Sciences Board.

During their studies, around a quarter of St. Pölten UAS students use the opportunity to spend a semester abroad. At the same time, more and more international students are choosing St. Pölten UAS for their semester abroad. In the winter semester 2018/19 St. Pölten UAS has registered a total of 31 incoming students.

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