Research at the Tyrolean private university UMIT TIROL

Research at the Tyrolean private university UMIT TIROL

As a modern university, the UMIT TIROL - private university for health sciences and technology has specialized in new professional and research fields and thus also in the current challenges in the health sector.

More than 400 publications

In research, UMIT TIROL is on an excellent path. At the beginning of the 2021/22 academic year, the scientists at the Tyrolean private university are working on 137 regional, national and international research projects with a total volume of over 10 million euros. The more than 400 scientific publications resulting from these research projects confirm the high research competence of the university.

Bridge to practice and business

For UMIT TIROL, the bridge to practice and to business is of central importance. The implementation of the third mission and the cooperation with health and nursing care, with business and industry, as well as health policy are significant features of UMIT TIROL.

Research profile

The development of UMIT TIROL is based on the profile priorities of medical technology, medical informatics, public health, health management and economics, health data & decision science, health technology assessment, nursing science, psychology, sports medicine, health tourism, prevention and health promotion.

Research partners

For the UMIT TIROL, the bridge to practice and business is of the utmost importance. The core tasks of UMIT TIROL include the implementation of the Third Mission and cooperation with health and nursing care, with business and industry as well as with health policy. Tyrolean companies are already working directly with the Tyrolean private university. The networking towards Tyrolean companies takes place together with partners such as the “Standortagentur Tirol” or the University of Innsbruck. Furthermore, UMIT TIROL is a respected partner in the development of national and European methodical and health-related guidelines, for example in the development of recommendations for cancer prevention programs or public health measures during the COVID pandemic. UMIT TIROL advises scientific specialist societies and networks as well as industry, public health facilities and health policy on the implementation of research results in practice.

Research at the departments of UMIT TIROL

UMIT TIROL has an excellent, comprehensive and well-positioned interdisciplinary research profile with proven regional, national and international cooperation, a high unique selling point and international appeal.

In accordance with the wide-ranging structure with the four departments of Biomedical Computer Science and Mechatronics, Nursing Science and Gerontology, Psychology and Sports Medicine and Public Health, Health Services Research and Health Technology Assessment, research at UMIT TIROL is highly competitive, interdisciplinary and trend-setting in the field of health care.