Salzburg University of Applied Sciences is the university for technology, health and media. Here, 2,700 students receive training in the disciplines of Engineering, Business and Social Sciences comprising Tourism, Business Management and Social Work, Design, Media & Arts and Health Studies. This local research and teaching institution, with its 320 staff, is also a driving force for innovation. With its international outlook and focus on innovative research and teaching, the university is a pioneer of future-oriented degree programmes and practice-oriented solutions for business and society. The university is a source of constant innovation and a place where teaching staff and students can think, research and work together within an open, multidisciplinary campus culture. A positive entrepreneurial atmosphere prevails at the university. Graduates of Salzburg University of Applied Sciences are in great demand, and their first-rate education provides them with the best possible preparation for the challenges of the labour market. The EHEA (European Higher Education Area) is defined by the Bologna Declaration on Higher Education, which concerns not only the European Union but all of Europe. The European Higher Education Area enables a more comparable, more competitive higher education as well as streamlining university research within Europe. The Bologna Declaration and its associated process has three main objectives: the promotion of mobility, international competitiveness and employability. Bachelor programme: The objective is the achievement of a vocational qualification with fundamental knowledge, competency and social skills at university level in the respective professional field. The bachelor programme takes 6 semesters (3 years). Master programme: The master programme is a majoring/consolidation, specialisation in or extending of the skills. It provides career-specific technical and management skills while the appropriate academic level enables further postgraduate doctoral studies at a university. The master programme takes 4 semesters (2 years). Salzburg University of Applied Sciences is founded in 1995. The number of students are 2,300, number of teaching and research staff are 854. The Salzburg University of Applied Sciences with its 2,400 well selected students is a center of innovation and expertise in the knowledge domains of its degree programmes. Since its foundation in 1995 it acted as a hub for the know-how transfer between research and the industry. Its degree programmes offer university-level education tailored to the needs of current and future demands of the labour market combined with a sound theoretical underpinning. Research & Development (R&D) joins teaching as an important pillar of activity for Salzburg University of Applied Sciences and is characterised by real-world applicability and close links to business, industry and society. Salzburg University of Applied Sciences has a research budget totalling approximately 3 million euros per year. Approximately 30% of all third-party funding comes from companies, whilst the remaining two thirds comes from a variety of different public funding agencies. The research skills of our researchers are showcased in approximately 100 R&D projects per year and a number of research publications. The university also utilises cutting-edge technology and high-end laboratory equipment to create a modern, efficient research infrastructure. Research focus areas and research centres are Engineering that conducts research in the following fields: Forest Products Technology & Biogenic Technology, Information Technology & Systems Management and Smart Building & Smart City, Business and Social Sciences that conducts research in the following areas: Business Management, Tourism Research and Social Work, Social Innovation and Society, Design, Media and Arts with DEIREISA Design Research Salzburg and research into MultiMediaArt and MultiMediaTechnology, Health Studies with R&D activities linked to the university’s degree programmes in Health Studies.