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Projects: HE research
 



Eurostudent 2000

Das Projekt "Eurostudent 2000" stellt unter Federführung des HIS (Hochschulinformationssystem) in Hannover Indikatoren zur sozialen Situation von Studierenden und zur Hochschulfinanzierung in 9 europäischen Ländern zusammen. Die österreichischen Daten werden in erster Linie einer Sekundärauswertung der "Sozialen Lage der Studierenden" (IHS 1999) entnommen.
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Analyse des Beschäftigungs-, Bildungs- und Innovationssystems. Grundlagen zur Antizipation von Entwicklungsmöglichkeiten des Niederösterreichischen Fachhochschulwesens

Fachhochschulen sind ein Teil des Bildungssystems, deren Aufgabe es ist, hochqualifizierte Arbeitskräfte für das Beschäftigungssystem zur Verfügung zu stellen. Darüber hinaus ist es auch das Ziel, dass FHs durch ihre Integration in Innovationssysteme Impulse im Rahmen der Regionalentwicklung setzen.
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Adaptation-Anticipation of Higher, Non-University Vocational Education and Training Institutions to Industrial Change: Reflections on and Case Studies of the Austrian Situation

This European study focuses on the mechanisms of higher, non-university vocational education and training institutions to anticipate future developments and to adapt to industrial change. In the Austrian national report we therefore analyzed the newly introduced Fachhochschul sector. In the first chapter the educational system, its history and its responsiveness to the labor market is discussed in general before we focus on higher vocational education and its mechanisms of adaptation/anticipation more in detail.
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Forschungsprojekt im 4.Rahmenprogramm (TSER): SESI (Systemes d´Enseignement Superieur et Innovation, Higher Education Systems and Innovation)

This three-year research (January 1998/February 2001) deals with the question of how higher education institutions influence private sector firms innovation activities as the basis for competitiveness and societal wealth generation.
The objective of the research is to gather empirical evidence about superior ways of organizing the linkages and interfaces between higher education institutions (including research units) and private sector firms in order to optimize the flow of knowledge and information between them and thereby spur industrial innovation. As such the project addresses important concerns of public policy makers, educators, university administrators and the business community alike.
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