FH Kufstein Tirol - University of Applied Sciences

FH Kufstein Tirol - University of Applied Sciences

The University of Applied Sciences FH Kufstein Tirol offers international degree programs in technical-economic and business management. 12 bachelor's and 12 master's programs allow the students to be fit for the future.

Top reasons to study here

  • Practical focus
  • Personal and individual support
  • International experience

Master's Programmes

Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)



The idea to open a university in Kufstein resulted from the needs of the regional economy. 97 students enrolled into the first two available courses, Facility Management and International Business & Management, in October 1997.

1,136 students were already enrolled at the university by November 2007 and in 2021 the number of students grew to 2,200.


The 24 economic and technical degree programs of the University of Applied Sciences FH Kufstein Tirol are international, practical and always up-to-date. All students gain valuable experience abroad – during a full semester at one of the 210 partner universities worldwide as a full-time bachelor student, or during an intensive week abroad as a part-time or  full-time master student. The close collaboration with regional and global companies ensures a strong practical focus. 500 lecturers support the 2,200 students personally and individually.


Excellent research and development services are a necessary requirement for a current, theory-based and science-based teaching. The FH Kufstein Tirol offers sustainable research and development services to its scientific staff and external partners. Successful and innovative research is crucial for the competitiveness in the national and international higher education as well as for the domestic economy.


The FH Kufstein Tirol has developed a unique combination of training contents that are incorporated into all courses and promote the careers of students and graduates. The target of this training is to support responsible personalities with ethical principles, to recognize their own potential and to develop further.

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Housing services

The International Student Residence of the FH Kufstein Tirol is located near the river “Inn” and provides a high quality of living as it is a very calm place to live. In only 10 walking minutes you can reach the town center as well as the campus of the university.


  • Fully furnished studios with kitchen and bathroom/WC
  • Electricity, water, heating
  • Wifi
  • TV/SAT connection in every room
  • Lockable bicycle storage
  • Common kitchen and sun terrace
  • Roof Terrace
  • Washing machine and dryer areas (additional fee)
  • Bathroom and kitchen facilities are shared in the double studios and flat shares
  • Caretaker
  • Underground parking (car and motorcycle)
  • Hiring of dishware and / or bedlinen possible

Library services

The printed collection comprises of 18.000 books as well as approximately 75 journals and 8 newspapers. E-Reader and Tablets as well as notebook stands, calculators, charging cables and USB-Drives are available for lending. Renewals and reservations can be made with the personalized library account.

Student Life

Campus life

The FH Kufstein Tirol resides in a building that contains modern lecture rooms and workspaces, a library and a cafeteria. The campus is located on the green, generous park area that lies adjacent to the city center. Many sport and leisure-time possibilities, as well as the nearby cultural centers and regional capital cities, generate an exciting, international flair.

Student clubs

  • Austrian Student Union (ÖH)

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Due to covid 19, I can only comment the online version of my master degree. The lecturers and the courses are well organised and really interesting due the international aspects and the professional back ground of the professors, even though sometimes the courses do not go much in detail especially for the event department. Most of the courses analysed real study cases and...

FH Kufstein
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Large number of courses with different directions of deflection

A bachelor to lift off
Andreas Seil rated 5 out of 5 stars

A university with motivated professors and professionals with practical projects the students can work on. During the exchange semster the jung students can learn alot about themself, an other cultur and can improve their language skills. I would highly recommend to give the Fh Kufstein a chance.

Kufstein, Tyrol, Austria


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