Eisenstadt, 14 May 2019 – The UAS Burgenland cooperates with six international partner universities within the framework of two unique doctoral programmes. "About five years ago, we were pioneers in the organisation of cooperative, cross-border and international doctoral programmes," explains programme director Irena Zavrl. On 11 May, the first four alumni graduated in the festive atmosphere of Schloss Esterházy in Eisenstadt, Austria. Among the most prominent guests were the rectors and vice-rectors of the partner universities: University of Bratislava (Slovak Republic), University of Pula (Croatia), University of Sopron (Hungary), University North(Croatia), University of Mostar (Bosnia and Herzegovina) and University of Life Sciences Prague (Czech Republic). The academic oath was given by the rector of the University of Sopron, Prof. Dr. Sc. András Náhlik. The UAS Burgenland also awarded two honorary professorships during the event.