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Application prerequisites

  • High school diploma 
    or a foreign equivalent certificate, recognized and accepted by the regulations of the Austrian education system.

    For German speaking prospective students: Please see "Zugangsvoraussetzungen" on the German sites of the "Innovation and Management im Tourismus" degree programme.
  • University entrance qualification (applicable for countries which require additional examination for unviersity entrance).

Important: If you have diplomas / documents regarding your Secondary Education which were not issued by Austrian authorities, we kindly ask you to check the following section: Legalisation. Requirements vary from country to country. Only documents which have the required legalization and are submitted in German or English (translated by court-approved translators) will be taken into consideration. Please note that legalizations are a vital part of the admission procedure. 

    Deposit on the tuition fee for interested students with previous education from a third-country

    The FH Salzburg collects a deposit on the tuition fee from interested students with previous education from a third-country (all states except EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland). Prospective students who take up studies at the FH Salzburg will have the deposit credited to the tuition fee (tuition fee and student union fee/ÖH fee) for the first semester, otherwise  the deposit will be refunded. All further regulations can be found in the Guideline for the deposit on the tuition fee.

    Application procedure:

    Online application

    Please apply online by uploading the following documents (max. 2 MB):

    Caution: If you are seeking a degree programme, make sure you apply as a regular student!

    • High school diploma - legalised and translated in accordance with our legalization and translation requirements (see info above)
    • Letter of Motivation 
    • Passport copy
    • CV

    All above-mentioned documents including legalization and translation have to be submitted with your online application by the respective applicaiton deadlines for EU or non-EU applicants. See Dates and Deadlines. Incomplete applications will not be considered and processed.

    Admission test

    All applicants from EU, Switzerland and Norway will have to attend the test in person on our campus. 
    Online tests only possible for applicants living outside of the European Union, Switzerland or Norway. 

    The admission test is a multiple-choice examination conducted completely in English. A short English essay is also required. The test will check your general knowledge in the fields of

    • Business & Economics
    • English proficiency
    • Tourism
    • Computers including internet usage, etc.

    Personal interview or video

    Applicants from EU, Switzerland or Norway are asked to personally come to our university to conduct an interview. Schedules will be sent by email in due time. See interview appointments under Dates and Deadlines. Admission test and personal interview take place on the same day.

    Applicants outside EU, Switzerland or Norway are asked to upload a personal video to a given portal. Detailed instructions will be send out in due time by email. See the deadline under Dates and Deadlines.

    Important note to applicants outside EU, Switzerland or Norway

    Should you be admitted into our programme, it will be your own responsibility to obtain the necessary visa to study in Austria. We know from experience that this can be a very time-consuming procedure. Application deadline for applicants outside EU, Switzerland or Norway is 31st March. 

    Costs & Fees

    Tuition fee: 363.00 EUR  +  student union fee 22,70 EUR per semester
    Excursions: approx. 500.00 EUR
    Other costs: accommodation, books, learning material, laptop,...


    For any further questions you may have regarding the course of study or application procedures, please contact

    Click here to see all Dates & Deadlines