Research area - Health and Quality of Life

Health is a dynamic process in which people try to find a balance within their environment in order to strengthen their physical, psychological and social well-being. Quality of life means that people can shape their lives as actively as possible, maintain sufficient social contact, and shape their lives according to their needs.

The Health and Quality of Life research area offers numerous points of contact for all seven departments of our University of Applied Sciences. In particular, however, the departments of Health Sciences, Applied Nursing Science and Applied Life Sciences focus on this research, in transdisciplinary collaborations.

Projects and activities

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Head of project: Mag.a Sabine Gruber

Good health and well-being

Quality education

Gender equality

Clean water and sanitation

Decent work and economic growth

Industry, innovation and infrastructure

Reduced inequalities

Sustainalbe cities and communities

Responsible consumption and production

Climate action

Peace, justice and strong institutions

Partnerships for the goals


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Study Programs

Health Care and Nursing

Bachelor, full-time



Bachelor, full-time


Packaging Technology

Bachelor, part-time


Health Assisting Engineering

Master, part-time



Bachelor, part-time


Biotechnological Quality Management

Master, part-time