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Salzburg University of Applied Sciences

The university is a source of constant innovation and a place where teaching staff and students can think, research and work together within an open, multidisciplinary campus culture. A positive entrepreneurial atmosphere prevails at the university. This atmosphere lays the foundation for innovation and progress.

Top reasons to study here

  • Graduates of Salzburg University of Applied Sciences are in great demand, and their first-rate education provides them with the best possible preparation.
  • The teaching and research staff are interdisciplinary impulse-providers in the development of business, science and social spheres.
  • The aim of the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences is to build up capacity and arouse curiosity, enthusiasm, passion and understanding.

Master's Programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)



At Salzburg University of Applied Sciences 2,700 students receive training in the disciplines of Engineering, Business and Social Sciences comprising Tourism, Business Management and Social Work, Design, Media & Arts and  Health Studies. With its international outlook and focus on innovative research and teaching, the university is a pioneer of future-oriented degree programmes and practice-oriented solutions for business and society. Especially in the fields of technology, health and media.


Salzburg University of Applied Sciences focuses its research on a number of different areas. This enables the university to concentrate on its strengths and compete effectively at a national and international level. Like its degree programmes, Salzburg University of Applied Sciences’ diverse research is clustered in four disciplines: 

  • Engineering
  • Business and Social Sciences
  • Design, Media and Arts
  • Health Studies


Students and graduates of the University of Applied Sciences Salzburg have the exclusive opportunity of selecting from different job and internship positions on the job market.

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Student services

We are specialists on advisory services and know their value so would therefore like to offer our applicants the possibility to get information on all matters relating to the course before beginning their studies.We would be happy to help in any decision making with prospective students (school leavers) and offer the following range of events:

  • School presentations
  • Newsletter
  • Open House
  • Education fairs
  • 'FH Guide'
  • Individual programmes

Housing services

You can either stay in a student dormitory directly on campus (on campus accommodation) or find a room in the city of Salzburg (off-campus accommodation).

Library services

The Salzburg University of Applied Sciences (SUAS) library is

  • a central service point for the collection, provision and use of academic literature,
  • it is a professional learning centre and,
  • in its capacity as a SUAS infrastructure facility, also provides a wide range of media and service offers.

ICT services

Information Services

  • provision of information and communication services to support teaching
  • maintenance of the computer labs and seminar rooms required for teaching
  • ensuring all IT-supported business processes throughout the university
  • rental of technical equipment (AV equipment and necessary accessories) for the teaching of students and staff

Student Life

Campus life

Salzburg University of Applied Sciences acts as a "transfer node" for academia, society and business. As such, the university’s social relevance extends well beyond the campus itself, with the university making a significant and sustainable contribution to the success of the Salzburg region and farther afield.

Sports facilities

There is a beach volleyball court directly on campus. Just 15 minutes walking distance from campus, the Rif Sports Center facilities can be used by all students of Salzburg University of Applied Sciences, including incoming students. Some of the facilities like the track-and-field area can be used free of charge. For others you will have to pay a small fee.

Student Reviews

HCI in Salzburg
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Overall, I am fairly happy with my decision to study in Salzburg. The structure of the program makes sense and the teachers and tutors try their best to communicate their knowledge

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

My university experience in Salzburg was awesome. I spent two years in this university where I leant really up-to date interesting topics. I felt it was something well-orgainzed and a real accomplishment for me

Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

The University facilities and infrastructure is very good. The teachers and staff members are open and willing to find a solution to a problem if there is one. The subject´s syllabus is well explained at the beginning of the courses and the access to the main platform is fluent and most of the time without major problems. However the subject´s content I find them a little...

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