Universities of applied sciences

The universities of applied sciences (UAS) use 42% of their staffing resources for teaching on average and around 26% for applied R&D (aR&D). The teaching is practice-based and research application-based. The remaining resources are used for services and continuing education and training which are of particular importance at the UAS compared with the universities (UNI). The UAS are very oriented towards the technical and economic sectors (more than a third of staff resources). Research-intensive departments such as technology, IT, chemistry and life sciences account for more than 40% of the available staff resources for aR&D.


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