Research at FHWien der WKW

Research Forum 2020

14th Research Forum for Austrian Universities of Applied Sciences

“Shaping the future responsibly!”


Due to the current situation the FFH 2020 in April has to be cancelled.

The event is to be made up for in autumn 2020, probably in October. We will inform you about the new date as soon as it is fixed.

Conference fees

Regular fee (also valid for lecturers): 190 Euro
Fee for graduates of FHWien der WKW: 135 Euro (incl. conference dinner)
Reduced fee for students (without conference dinner): 30 Euro

The conference fee is exempt from VAT pursuant to § 6 (1) of the UStG (Value Added Tax Act).

The conference fee includes:

  • Participation in the scientific program* (incl. breaks and lunch)
  • Conference materials
  • Participation in the Reception and the Science Slam
  • Participation in the Conference Dinner:
    The Conference Dinner takes place at the Vienna City Hall.

    Festsaal Rathaus

    (c) media wien






*The whole sessions are held completely in German language.

Registering for FFH 2020

You can register for FFH 2020 via the conference management system Conftool:

>> To the Privacy Statement “Registration and Participation in the Research Forum 2020” (in German)

Conference information

Date probably in October
Location FHWien der WKW
Währinger Gürtel 97
1180 ViennaFHWien der WKW is easily reachable by public transport by travelling to the station Währinger Straße/Volksoper:

  • U6 subway line
  • 40, 41 and 42 tram line
  • 40A and 37A bus line
Program Tuesday

  • 18:00-19:30 Registration & reception
  • 19:30-21:00 Science Slam in cooperation with
  • 21:00 – Reception continues


  • 09:00-10:00 Registration and coffee
  • 10:00-10:30 Welcome
  • 10:30-11:45 Keynote speech by Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Wolfgang Lutz
  • 12:00-18:00 Panels, poster session, excellence programs, lunch, breaks
  • 19:00- Conference Dinner in the Vienna City Hall


  • 08:30-09:00 Registration and coffee
  • 09:00-10:15 Politics Panel
  • 10:15-14:15 Panels, poster session, lunch, breaks
  • 14:30 Closing and flag handover

The final detailed program will be available from mid-March.


Google Maps FHWien der WKW

By car:

The WKO campus Vienna has two underground garages at its disposal. Garage B (entry on Währinger Gürtel) is a short-stay car park, garage C (entry on Semperstraße) has both a short-stay car park section and a long-stay car park section.

Current information about parking prices can be found here APCOA Parking.

By train:

From the main station (Wien Hauptbahnhof): Underground line U1 (Südtiroler Platz/Hauptbahnhof stop) in the direction of Leopoldau to the Schwedenplatz stop. Change to line U4 direction Heiligenstadt to stop Spittelau. Change to line U6 direction Siebenhirten and get off at the stop Währinger Straße/Volksoper.

From Westbahnhof: Underground line U6 (stop Westbahnhof) direction Floridsdorf to stop Währinger Straße-Volksoper.

From Bahnhof Wien Meidling: Underground line U6 (stop Bahnhof Meidling) direction Floridsdorf to stop Währinger Straße-Volksoper.

Timetable information & tickets:

Hotel information

Hotels with special conditions for FFH 2020

Team & Contact

Conference Coordination

DI Wolfgang Vrzal, MBA

Academic Head of Center for Academic Continuing Education

Head of Program Committee Mag.a Uta Rußmann

Senior Researcher


Event Organization

Bernhard Witzeling

Head of Corporate Communication,
Marketing, Alumni & Career Services
Press Officer

Conference Coordination Assistant

Charlotte Joy WigginsCharlotte Joy Wiggins, BA

International Affairs