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Practical courses, a strong focus on research and plenty of opportunities.

"Learning for life - this motto is taken very seriously at FH Salzburg in every respect. With an open, professional, and innovative learning environment, the university of applied sciences sees itself as a place where vocation becomes a profession. Where visions become reality. And where excellent education meets exceptional quality of life."

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Why study at FH Salzburg?

Choosing to study at the University of Applied Sciences Salzburg (SUAS) offers a wealth of benefits. What makes an education at the locations in Urstein, Kuchl, Schwarzach, and Salzburg compelling? We'll tell you...

Diverse opportunities

What can I study at FH Salzburg? At FH Salzburg, you can choose from 18 bachelor's and 15 master's programmes, as well as numerous continuing education programmes. From wood technology to occupational therapy. From business administration to MultiMediaArt. The study programmes in the 6 departments - Applied Social Sciences, Business and Tourism, Creative Technologies, Health Sciences, Green Engineering and Circular Design, and Information Technologies and Digitalisation - are diverse.

The programmes at FH Salzburg are located at the Urstein campus and the Kuchl campus. In addition, parts of the education also take place at the Salzburg campus (University Hospital LKH) and the Schwarzach campus (Kardinal Schwarzenberg Hospital).


As a modern educational institution, we not only place great value on innovation in research and teaching, but also on open thinking and action. Our teachers and students conduct multidisciplinary research and work in an open campus culture. There is a positive "entrepreneurial spirit" that stimulates start-ups and makes our students initiators of sustainable solutions for the economy and society.

Plenty of opportunities

Graduates of the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences are in great demand on the job market for good reason. The best academic education and a high level of practical relevance - this is the formula for success that has earned the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences its excellent reputation.

By constantly adapting the course content to the requirements of the labour market, the SUAS offers an attractive, forward-looking education with a wide range of career prospects.


Whether externally or internally - the FH Salzburg is proud of its well-networked cooperation. All of the more than 30 degree programmes are closely interwoven with practice. Excellent contacts to the regional economy, politics and culture ensure a lively exchange as well as a practice-relevant orientation of the degree programmes. 

On an international level, it is above all the partner universities around the world from which students benefit in the context of Erasmus stays and internships.

But networking is also practised daily within the FH Salzburg itself. Good relationships between students and teachers are fostered through intensive supervision and small group projects. The "family-friendly university" certificate and the "healthy company" seal of quality also testify to the appreciative campus culture that the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences cultivates.

Campus life

Studying in one of the most beautiful regions of Austria - that brings with it an extraordinary plus in quality of life at the FH Salzburg. The close proximity to mountains and lakes opens up a wide range of sports and leisure activities. Going up the mountain with friends after a lecture or starting the day with a run along the Salzach? All this can be easily combined with campus life at the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences.

In addition, the comprehensive FH sports programme offers many sporting opportunities. Yoga, ski tours, football, bouldering - several of the courses are held directly at the Urstein campus.