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Breakfast with Governor Mikl-Leitner and students

Twenty-five years of IMC Krems: Our university celebrates its anniversary

The most international university of applied sciences in the country celebrates its anniversary. With 25 projects that reflect the special IMC spirit.

Vlnr.: Geschäftsführer Dr. Karl Ennsfellner, Landeshauptfrau Mag.a Johanna Mikl-Leitner, Informatik-Student Markus Schüttengraber, Applied Chemistry-Studentin Dzeneta Dedic, Geschäftsführerin Mag. Ulrike Prommer, Aufsichtsratsvorsitzender Dr. Heinz Boyer, Kollegiumsleiter Mag. Dr. Martin Waiguny

CEO Dr. Karl Ennsfellner, Governor Mag. Johanna Mikl-Leitner, Informatics student Markus Schüttengraber, Applied Chemistry student Dzeneta Dedic, CEO Mag. Ulrike Prommer, Chairman of the Supervisory Board Dr. Heinz Boyer, Chair of the Academic Board Mag. Dr. Martin Waiguny

An anniversary - 25 projects

For its 25th anniversary, IMC Krems is realising 25 extraordinary projects with an international, social, sustainable and responsible focus.

A highlight is the project "Breakfast with students and our governor". For this purpose, Governor Johanna Mikl-Leitner will come to Krems. In a cosy atmosphere on the historic IMC Piaristengasse campus, she meets 25 students from 17 degree programmes.

University of Applied Sciences on an international top level

"The universities of applied sciences in Lower Austria are already making a significant contribution to the successful future of our country. The IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems is already a top international university of applied sciences and well established in Lower Austria. With its focus on life sciences and digitisation, the university is dedicated to top topics of the future. We are very proud of this positive development over the past 25 years," says Governor Johanna Mikl-Leitner, "Congratulations on the 25th anniversary! I wish the students, lecturers and researchers all the best also in the future."

The IMC Success Story

"Our development has been impressive: in 1994, the first 45 students began their Tourism and Leisure Management studies at the International Management Center (IMC). In 2019, IMC Krems will be one of the most renowned universities in the country and known beyond its borders," says Ulrike Prommer, CEO of IMC Krems University of Applied Sciences.

The numbers speak for themselves:

  • 3,000 students
  • 32 degree programmes in business, health, life sciences, digitisation & engineering
  • 10,000 graduates and an employment rate of 98%
  • 300 employees
  • 600 lecturers
  • four locations
  • numerous national and international awards 

Lower Austria: Hot spot for science and research

CEO Dr. Karl Ennsfellner emphasises the good cooperation with the Province of Lower Austria: "Lower Austria has become a hot spot for science and research. We experience this positive development first hand at the universities of applied sciences. The close cooperation with the province is an important success factor that we will continue to rely on in the future. In cooperation with the Governor Johanna Mikl-Leitner we want to further expand the tertiary education sector in Lower Austria."

New in the academic year 2019/20: Informatics

This academic year also starts with a special premiere: 35 students start their bachelor degree in Informatics. With this new English-language course, the University of Applied Sciences is responding to the growing demand for computer scientists. Students can look forward to excellent job prospects thanks to the practical education.

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We celebrate the 25th anniversary of IMC Krems