University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria

Their strong commitment to quality in teaching and research is the basis for our leading position as the largest and most research-oriented University of Applied Sciences in Austria.



16 fields of research at our four locations cover the most current and most significant fields of the 21st century. They conduct research and development in exact co-ordination with the needs of the economy, a fact which guarantees rapid realisation in industry as well as society.

  • Digital Business
  • Energy and the Environment
  • Fields of competence in Management
  • Food Technology and Nutrition
  • Information and Communication Systems
  • Innovation and Technology Management
  • Logistics Management and Corporate Networks - LOGISTIKUM
  • Measuring and Testing Technology
  • Materials and Production Engineering
  • Media and Knowledge Technologies
  • Medical Technology
  • Production and Operations Management
  • Quality of Life for the Elderly


The Alumni Club FH Upper Austria with its the four branches in Hagenberg, Linz, Steyr and Wels offers a wide range of services:

  • an extensive exchange network with industry colleagues, future employers, and potential business partners
  • job offers from well-known companies in our job vacancy database
  • specialised training opportunities and excursions to well-known companies
  • numerous social events (lectures, excursions, network meetings)
  • various discounts (tickets, trips, partner companies)
  • a positive feedback culture to contribute to the advancement of the quality of the degree programmes.

Master's Programmes

Engineering & Technology (5)
Business & Management (4)
Computer Science & IT (3)
  • University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria School of Informatics/Communications/Media
  • University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria School of Informatics/Communications/Media
  • University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria School of Informatics/Communications/Media
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
  • University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria School of Informatics/Communications/Media


Student services

Supervision from the business idea to founding a businessThey offer you ...

  • chance/risk analysis of your business idea with regard to marketability
  • potential analysis of your innovation and personality
  • tests for entrepreneurs
  • support with elaborating your business plan
  • selection of and contact with suitable subsidies and investors
  • selection of and contact with suitable mentors
  • assistance with self-positioning, marketing and organisation of distribution
  • set-up and maintenance of further contacts

Housing services

Student housing is available nearby, ranging from on-campus halls of residence to private on-campus as well as off-campus accommodation. If you would like assistance arranging accommodation please contact the International Office.

Various kinds of accommodation are available within easy reach of Steyr Campus ranging from rooms in shared houses to single apartments. The prices of the accommodations vary according to size, equipment, facilities and location. They are happy to help their incoming exchange students from their partner universities to find a suitable accommodation.

Library services

  • Library inventory
  • Databases UAS Upper Austria
  • Electronic Periodical Library
  • Access to electronic periodicals of the FH Upper Austria

ICT services

  • Eduroam

The eduroam network at the FH Upper Austria provides Internet access through Wirelass LAN at our four campuses in Hagenberg, Linz, Steyr and Wels.

  • Office 365

Students and staff of the FH Upper Austria can register on the self-service-portal of Microsoft to get "Office 365 for Education" for free.

Student Life

Campus life

Hagenberg Campus organises a varied programme of events ranging from the legendary Summer Fest, the Bierkistenrennen (beer race) or the Hagenberg Highland Games and to more formal events such as the Study Abroad Fair (where incoming students have the opportunity to present their home universities) and Hagenberg Campus Ball in the winter semester to which formal evening dress must be worn.Staff versus students soccer matches are also very popular on our campus!

Sports facilities

Especially those interested in sports will find a variety of suitable facilities in Hagenberg. You can register at the FH OÖ Sports Team which offers a range of sports activities such as: Zumba, Nei Gong, Breakdance, Kickboxing, Krav Maga, dancing classes, soccer, climbing, capoeira, flag football, tennis, ultimate frisbee and open ball games. The courses offered vary from term to term. In the winter, the gentle slopes in the Mühlviertel and the majestic mountains in the south of Upper Austria (Salzkammergut) and the neighbouring provinces of Salzburg and Styria offer plenty of opportunity for skiing and snowboarding. In the winter semester we usually organise a skiing day with our exchange students.

Hagenberg im Mühlkreis, Austria