Facts and Figures

This factsheet provides basic information of eight UAS countries about the number of students and institutes, the income of UAS, their types of students and the educational level of the lectures. The information in this factsheet is provided by the Associations of Universities of Applied Sciences of the seven countries and is gathered over the year 2010. Factsheet

Position Papers
The UASnet partners have presented their ideas on European policy through position papers and seminars in Brussels. Central to the position of UASnet is the contribution UAS make to the competitiveness of Europe, by their strong ties to industry, SMEs and public sector companies. The UAS are uniquely positioned, because of their integrated approach of educating initial and lifelong learners, based on innovative research results produced by working closely together with the world of work. Linking UAS by the European Network UASnet, ensures the European labour market of clustered knowledge and state of the art RDI solutions. [Download Position Papers]

The UASnet partners have been active in two European projects.
In the first joint project ‘BaLaMa’-Bachelor for the Labour Market, the partners explored together the corresponding characteristics between the UAS sector in the participating countries. The main focus was on educating highly skilled professionals for the labour market. [Download BaLaMa reports]
In the follow-up project ‘EDUPROF’-Educating the new European Professional in the Knowledge Society, the partners investigated the integration of applied research into the mission of UAS. To meet the growing demand for complete RDI solutions from SMEs and public sector companies, UAS invest in building up their research capacity. Connecting to European partners helps to offer the best answer to these knowledge and innovation needs from the labour market. [Download EDUPROF reports]