Danube University Krems is the university for continuing education. Its courses are specifically oriented toward the needs of working professionals. The University offers exclusive master's programs and short programs in five areas of study. Serving about 9,000 students from 93 countries and with 20,000 graduates, it is one of the leading providers of further education courses in Europe. Danube University Krems combines 20 years of experience in postgraduate education with innovation and highest quality standards in research and teaching and bears the AQ Austria seal of quality. Danube University Krems is one of the pioneering institutions in Europe in the field of university-based advanced education, and a specialized institution in the sector of lifelong learning. In teaching and research the University focuses on social as well as organizational and technical challenges of current times, and is developing innovating courses on an ongoing basis. The University for Continuing Education is specifically focused on interdisciplinary cross-linking and future-oriented special sectors: it offers courses that combine medicine and management, education and new media, or law and social sciences. Highest quality standards, a scientific, practical approach, and the use of innovating teaching and learning methods are part of all courses. Danube University Krems bears the AQ Austria seal of quality in compliance with the Austrian Federal Act on Quality Assurance in Higher Education.
Danube University Krems include Faculty of Health and Medicine, Departments-Health Sciences and Biomedicine, Evidence-based Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Interdisciplinary Dentistry, Clinical Neurosciences and Preventive Medicine, Psychotherapy and Biopsychosocial Health. Faculty of Business and Globalization, Departments- Management and Economics, Legal Studies and International Relations, E-Governance and Administration, Migration and Globalization, Knowledge and Communication Management, European Policy and the Study of Democracy. Faculty of Education, Arts and Architecture, Departments- Continuing Education Research and Educational Management, Interactive Media and Educational Technologies, Arts and Image Science, Building and Environment.
The fields of research are biomedical technology, building and environment, clinical epidemiology continuing education, European integration, Image science: digitalisation and European iconography information and knowledge engineering, knowledge and communication management, management and economics, new technologies in dentistry, new learning architectures, psychosocial medicine and psychotherapy, regenerative medicine, usability.