Wels, Austria

International Summer Academy in Engineering for Women

when 13 July 2021 - 28 July 2021
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 4 EC
fee EUR 780

The University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria offers a unique opportunity for a selected group of highly-motivated and talented women (high school, college or undergraduate students) to experience top-class and challenging university-level coursework.
The Academy’s intensive, two and a half week programme combines sophisticated theory with hands-on practical experience in engineering and natural sciences. Besides knowledge transfer in these fields, social, cross-cultural and gender aspects were covered and discussed during lectures and workshops.

Course leader

A team of highly qualified academic staff from our university as well as from other universities and organisations provide scientific and technical background on workshop topics and information about the role of women in science and their opportunities in

Target group

female high school graduates or students from 18 to 25

Course aim

Broaden technical & scientific knowledge
Explore the impact of technology on our society in the future
Earn academic credit (4 ECTS)
Improve language und intercultural skills
Make friends from all over the world
Creativity, fun and experience
Explore (Upper) Austria

Credits info

4 EC
ECTS - European Credit Transfer System

Fee info

EUR 780: Fees: € 780,- including tuition fees, room for the entire stay, meals on weekdays (weekends are free for individual activities), numerous field trips


Please check with your home institution if there are any scholarships available for short term (STEM) summer programmes