Degree-Seeking Students

At the FH Upper Austria, most of the degree programmes are taught in German. Students seeking admission to one of the German taught degree programmes require excellent command of German (at least B2 according to the European framework of reference for languages) in addition to fulfilling the standard entry requirements.

The FH Upper Austria also offers some degree programmes that are taught in English throughout. Applicants for English taught degree programmes are required to submit an English Certificate (IELTS, TOEFL) together with their application. If you take a TOEFL test, you can use our university's TOEFL code (9775) to have the results sent to our institution directly.

Applications for both German and English taught degree programmes can be submitted online:

Entry requirements

Bachelor’s degree programmes:

  • "A"-Level / high school diploma (or equivalent)

Master’s degree programmes:

  • Successful completion of at least a 6 semester specialised relevant Bachelor’s degree or a comparable higher education at university level (min 180 ECTS) at a recognized post-secondary institution

For special prerequisite requirements and recognition of previous qualifications please refer to the degree programme you are applying for.

Application procedure

It is possible to apply for up to 2 degree programmes at the FH Upper Austria. When applying for more than one degree programme, it is important that candidates indicate the priority each application has (1 = top priority). The application will be sent to the top priority degree programme.

Applicants for Bachelor's degree programmes will be invited to an interview and an entrance test. Master's degree programmes require an interview and/or a case study. You will be notified about the results once available.

If it is not possible to offer you a place on your first-choice degree programme, we will automatically forward your application to the degree programmes which you have nominated as your second or third choice.