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Priority Research Areas

Priority areas of research collaboration

There are two priority areas of research collaboration at BAC: 
a) The Business and Leisure group; and, 
b) The Applied IT group at the Main Campus.
 
Priority areas of cooperation refer to research areas with outstanding operations, which also have a large national and regional growth potential. The areas include all sides of the knowledge triangle, i.e., (a) research, (b) education and (c) innovation - as well as collaboration by including special initiatives and externally funded projects.

Business and Leisure Group:

Consists of the research niche (Heritage and cultural tourism; etc) and themes derived from the government's designated Business and Finance economic skills sector (Investment and Risks Management; Strategy, Business and Governance; e-Business; Audit and Financial Reporting; etc).

Applied IT group:

Has a focus on computer systems re-engineering and industrial IT. Together, the Business and Leisure group and the Applied IT group make a unique environment for research, education and innovation on a theoretical and praxis level.