The Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences is one of the most research-intensive universities of applied sciences in Austria. The majority of research and development projects are undertaken in collaboration with regional businesses and organizations working at an international level. The direct link between research and studies exposes students to current research issues early on.

At FH Vorarlberg, researchers and students work in the fields of Business Informatics, Microtechnology, User-centred Technologies, Energy, and Digital Factory Vorarlberg. The Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences and its degree programs are accredited for an unlimited period by the Austrian Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation.