Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences

Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences (FH Vorarlberg) is one of 25 universities included in U-Multirank for Austria. Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences is a small public university located in Dornbirn with 1378 students enrolled (2017 data or latest available). It was founded in 1997. With regard to the scope of its subjects and degree programmes offered, the Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences is a broad institution. It offers programmes in foreign languages. It is characterised by a high percentage of international students. The graduation rate of Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences is 77,71 (bachelors) and 83,01 (masters). As made clear by its sunburst chart – a snapshot illustration of the university’s performance profile across the five U-Multirank dimensions – the Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences is strongest in Teaching & Learning. Its overall profile shows top performance across various indicators, with 7 ‘A’ (very good) scores overall. For a comprehensive overview of this university’s performance, see its complete performance scores in the tables below.

Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences
Hochschulstraße 1
6850 Dornbirn
Austria

http://www.fhv.at/

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Compare Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences to other universities

U-Multirank's unique 'Sunburst chart' gives an illustration of a university's performance profile across the five U-Multirank dimensions. These are indicated in different colours. For instance, the teaching and learning dimension is symbolised by the colour green. Each 'sunray' represents one of the thirty plus U-Multirank indicators. The longer the ray, the better the performance of an institution on the selected indicator: a full-length ray stands for 'top group' performance, whereas a short ray means 'weak' performance. A missing sunray indicates that the specific data indicator is not available. An institution's performance in an indicator can be identified by moving the cursor over the rays. A key guard for the sunburst chart is provided here .

Explanation for sunburst
Teaching & Learning
Score
Grade
Other universities

Bachelor graduation rate

77.71

%
B

0

100

Masters graduation rate

83.01

%
B

0

100

Graduating on time (bachelors)

100

%
A

0

100

Graduating on time (masters)

100

%
A

0

100

Relative BA graduate unemployment

0

%

Relative MA graduate unemployment

3

%

Relative graduate unemployment long first degree

Graduating on time (long first degree)

0

100

Graduation rate long first degree

0

100

Research
Score
Grade
Other universities

Citation rate

0.89

C

0.08

2.53

Research publications (absolute numbers)

64

D

1

67,252

Research publications (size-normalised)

0.049

D

0

13.53

External research income

19.4

C

0

282.88

Art related output

0.03

D

0

1.99

Top cited publications

6.3

%
D

0

34.2

Interdisciplinary publications

9.9

C

0

24.6

Post-doc positions

4.2

%
D

0

100

Strategic research partnerships

1,300

Professional publications

23

C

0

4,589.01

Open Access Publications

8

D

Knowledge Transfer
Score
Grade
Other universities

Co-publications with industrial partners

15.6

%
A

0

29.9

Income from private sources

6.82

C

0

236.5

Patents awarded (absolute numbers)

0

E

0

2,416

Patents awarded (size-normalised)

0

E

0

483.1

Industry co-patents

Spin-offs

4.47

B

0

222.2

Publications cited in patents

4.4

%
A

0

5.2

Income from continuous professional development

0

%
E

0

100

Graduate companies

3.53

C

0

81.5

International Orientation
Score
Grade
Other universities

Foreign language bachelor programmes

0

%
E

0

100

Foreign language master programmes

14.29

%
C

0

100

Foreign language long first degree programmes

Student mobility

0.23

A

0

1

International academic staff

25.57

%
A

0

100

International joint publications

57.8

%
B

8.3

91.4

International doctorate degrees

Regional Engagement
Score
Grade
Other universities

Bachelor graduates working in the region

66

%
B
between 50% and 75%

Master graduates working in the region

89

%
A
more than 75%

Student internships in the region

79.42

%
C

0

100

Regional joint publications

21.9

%
C

0

84.5

Income from regional sources

30

%
B

0

100

Regional Publications with Industrial Partners

30

B

General
Score
Grade
Other universities

Female academic staff

39

%
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