6th International Summer Academy in Engineering for Women – ISAE4W

University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria

6th International Summer Academy in Engineering for Women – ISAE4W

9th – 24th July 2019

For the 6th time the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria offers a unique opportunity for a selected group of highly-motivated and talented women (high school, college or undergraduate students) to experience top-class and challenging university-level coursework. The Academy’s intensive, two and a half week programme combines sophisticated theory with hands-on practical experience in engineering and natural sciences. Besides knowledge transfer in these fields, social, cross-cultural and gender aspects were covered and discussed during lectures and workshops.


In addition to the general programme, each participant can choose one of the two specializations, which will be scheduled for approximately two days:

>> Natural Sciences

>> Engineering and Technology


A team of highly qualified academic staff from our university as well as from other universities and organisations will provide scientific and technical background on workshop topics and information about the role of women in science and their opportunities in scientific careers.


Why participate?

>> Broaden technical & scientific knowledge

>> Explore the impact of technology on our society in the future

>> Earn academic credit (4 ECTS)

>> Improve language und intercultural skills

>> Make friends from all over the world

>> Creativity, fun and experience

>> Explore (Upper) Austria


Essential Information

>> Target group: women from 18 to 25

>> Language of instruction: English

>> Venue: University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Wels, Austria | Europe

>> Fees: € 780,- including tuition fees, room for the entire stay, meals on weekdays (weekends are free for individual activities), numerous field trips



Please send an e-mail to You will then receive a personalized registration link to our online application portal (application deadline: 30th April 2019)

Please note that due to limited capacities a maximum of two students per specialization and a total of four students per institution can be accepted. Acceptance decisions will be made exclusively based on the students’ qualifications and the fit with the offered specialization. Competitive entry: We reserve the right to decline applicants. Applicants will be notified about the outcome of the review and selection-process by End of May 2019.



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