The Association of the Austrian Vehicle Industry offers since 1999 support to universities for applied sciences. The target audience are graduate students of the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria - Steyr Campus and the University of Applied Sciences Joanneum/Graz. The Association offers thesis award consisting of cash prizes totaling € 12,000. The thesis works should be on topic of practical and innovative solutions in the automotive industry.
This thesis award scheme is open to graduate students of the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria - Steyr Campus (courses Production and Management, Operations Management, International Logistics Management, and Supply Chain Management) and to graduate students of the University of Applied Sciences Joanneum/Graz (course Automotive Engineering - Automotive Engineering). The thesis works should be dealing with innovative and practical issues in the field of the automotive industry.