Hochschulstraße 1, 6850 Dornbirn, Austria
The Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences (German: Fachhochschule Vorarlberg) in Dornbirn in Vorarlberg (Austria) is a leading Austrian University of Applied Sciences. It was founded in 1989 going under the name of "Technical School, Vorarlberg". Its charter is to provide degree programmes with a direct link to work practice. About 1.300 students are currently enrolled in Bachelor's and master's degrees in the areas of Business, Engineering, Design and Social Work. FH Vorarlberg enjoys excellent relations with business and industry in Vorarlberg. Many of the companies are world leaders or among world leaders in their areas. Close cooperation with these top companies means that students can choose from a range of internships and graduates have excellent job prospects. The number of research contracts from business and industry is proof of FH Vorarlberg's strong links to high-tech companies. For instance, in January 2014, the Josef-Ressel-Center for microtechnology has been inaugurated at FH Vorarlberg. The University of Applied Sciences Vorarlberg (FHV - Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences) offers a variety of study programmes in four departments: Business Administration, Engineering & Technology, Design and Social Work & Health.