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Research at FHWien der WKW

Research Forum 2021

14th Research Forum for Austrian Universities of Applied Sciences

“Shaping the future responsibly!”

After the Research Forum 2020 had to be postponed, we are all more than pleased to welcome you to the Research Forum 2021. From April 7 to 8, 2021, the Research Forum will take place purely virtually this time.


Conference fees

Regular fee (also valid for lecturers): 90 Euro
Fee for graduates of FHWien der WKW and the Center for Academic Continuing Education: 50 Euro
Reduced fee for students of FHWien der WKW: free of charge

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*
  • Conference materials
  • Participation in the Science Slam

*The whole sessions are held completely in German language.

Registering for FFH 2021

You can register for FFH 2021 via the conference management system Conftool:

>> To the Privacy Statement “Registration and Participation in the Research Forum 2021” (in German)

Conference information

Date April 7-8, 2021
Program Wednesday, April 7, 2021

  • 10:00-10:30 Welcome & Opening
  • 10:30-11:45 Keynote speech by Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Wolfgang Lutz
  • 12:00-16:00 Panels
  • 16:30-18:00 Science Slam in cooperation with

Thursday, April 8, 2021

  • 09:00-09:15 Welcome by federal minister Heinz Fassmann (requested)
  • 09:15-10:15 Politics Panel
  • 10:45-14:45 Panels
  • 15:00-16:15 Research in excellence programs
  • 16:15-16:30 Closing and flag handover

Team & Contact

Conference Coordination


DI Wolfgang Vrzal, MBA

Head of Center for Academic Continuing Education

Head of Program Committee Mag.a Uta Rußmann Mag.a Uta Rußmann

Senior Researcher


Event Organization

Bernhard Witzeling

Bernhard Witzeling

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

Conference Coordination Assistant

Charlotte Joy Wiggins

Charlotte Joy Wiggins, BA

International Course Coordinator
International Project Coordinator