Together for our society

Universities develop and define their central role in a dialogue with all social forces. University knowledge contributes to solving social challenges and influences one or more social sub-areas in variety of ways: e.g. economy, politics, social affairs, culture, health or the environment.  

Third Mission at the PLUS

Besides the core missions teaching and research, the importance of the so-called third mission has been increasing steadily for some years now.

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Communicating Knowledge

The University of Salzburg is involved in a wide range of forms of science communication

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Sharing Technologies

Numerous cooperation projects in the field of knowledge and technology transfer bring top research from the University of Salzburg to society.

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