The Salzburg University of Applied Sciences was founded in 1995. It offers interdisciplinary, Bachelor and Master programs geared to the needs of the labor market in the innovation-oriented areas of Engineering, Business and Social Sciences, Media, Design and Arts as well as Health Studies. It has around 500 lecturers and researchers and over 2000 students. Its special shareholder constellation with the social partners Salzburg Chamber of Labour and Salzburg Chamber of Commerce guarantee a direct transfer into socially and economically relevant fields of society. The University actively participates in the European Higher Education Area and the international scientific community to assure and increase its academic quality within the framework of the following strategic objectives in accordance with the European Union as a peace-keeping community. The Research Group on Social Innovation of the Department of Social Work brings together sociologists, political scientists, social workers, economists etc. It has carried out a high number of research projects from the local to the regional, national and European level. Main fields of research are social and political inclusion, democracy, citizenship education and participation, migration, labor, public health and social cohesion. The Research Group is intensively involved into the teaching program of a Master Curriculum on Social Innovation and the Bachelor Curriculum on Social Work.
Know what we've been up to and the latest on the European urban security frame.