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Mission Statement

Our Vision

  • Innovation: 
    Through innovative and creative teaching and research we set standards for future developments in business and academic life.
  • Uniqueness: 
    Our programs of studies are unique; they stand as a guarantee that the personalities educated and trained at our university have outstanding professional prospects.
  • Internationalism: 
    As an internationally networked university we live by diversity and foster an understanding of people from different cultures.
  • Independence: 
    As an independent university rooted in the region we make a purposeful social contribution and enhance the location of Kufstein and the Tyrol.

Our Mission

We encourage and challenge our students with the focus on academic professional training with practical relevance. In our view, personal and individual support is crucial. Our graduates are conscientious personalities with ethical principles, ready to solve the problems of tomorrow. Our networks support them both during and after their degree, always maintaining close contact.

International standards, mobility and permanent innovation of knowledge are fundamental for us. We see quality awareness on all levels as the foremost imperative. We have committed ourselves to continuous development into a learning organization. We achieve this through constant scrutiny of our strategies, structures and processes.

Our Values and Principles

  • Knowledge & transfer
    Knowledge and education are our highest values. The integration of theory and practice is of central importance. As a university we are conscious of our duty to lead by example and promote curiosity and a spirit of inquiry at all levels. Teaching is aligned with the latest developments in the field.
  • Openness & diversity
    A modern and open society presupposes mutual respect and equal treatment of all people. We assert our commitment to an organization that accepts different points of view, seeks consensus and stands out for its openness and appreciation.
  • Trust & commitment
    Personal contact and intensive exchange are important to us and contribute to the appreciative culture of dialogue. In this way we promote teamwork and community spirit and are a reliable partner. We foster the compatibility of university and family life.
  • Identification & community
    We create the basis for identification with our university and work constantly to make students, alumni, staff and partners proud of the institution’s achievements through their collective efforts.

Code of Conduct – working together in a responsible and respectful way

The FH Kufstein Tirol has introduced a Code of Conduct (CoC) in order to establish basic principles and values for working together as well as with external partners. The aim is to facilitate transparent, constructive and trust-based cooperation between all persons, thereby establishing the basis for a culture of shared responsibility at the FH Kufstein.

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News of the FH Kufstein

Forschung hautnah erleben

Am 24. Mai 2024 öffnete die FH Kufstein Tirol zum achten Mal ihre Türen für die Lange Nacht der Forschung. Rund 1.000 Besucher:innen erkundeten die insgesamt 43 Stationen der Hochschule – und kamen aus dem Staunen nicht mehr heraus. Auf dem Programm standen unter anderem Raketen basteln und 3D-Zeichnen.

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Auszeichnung: Kufsteiner Fachhochschule bekommt Bestnoten von externen Lektor:innen

Die nebenberuflich Lehrenden an der FH Kufstein Tirol zeigen sich sehr zufrieden, was die Arbeitsbedingungen an der Hochschule betrifft. Insbesondere die persönliche Atmosphäre und die gute Kommunikation wurden positiv hervorgehoben.

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Management Forum Kufstein: Einblicke in die Fehlerkultur

Am 22. Mai gab Fashion- und Beauty-Fotograf Benjamin Kaufmann in der FH Kufstein Tirol interessante Einblicke in seine Fehlerkultur und rief zu mehr Gelassenheit im Umgang mit Fehlern auf. Sein klares Fazit: Fehler, die ich begangen habe, haben mich das gelehrt, was ich jetzt kann.

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