Reasons to study at FH Upper Austria

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Practical - International - Strong in research

We are the right address for all those who want to shape the future with their studies! With over 70 top-ranked degree programs at four locations in Hagenberg, Linz, Steyr and Wels, the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria not only offers a wide range of choices.

After studying with us, all doors and paths are open to you to take off both at home and abroad, in business and research as well as as a company founder! The popularity of our students is not only demonstrated by our well-booked career fairs on campus. The figures also speak for themselves: 99% of our graduates have a job in their field, with exciting offers right away and often during their studies, with which 80% are more satisfied than average

Anchored in practice, in demand on the job market

If you find out about studying, many universities promise a practical education. At the Upper Austrian University of Applied Sciences, we differentiate between knowledge and skills!

Excellent networking and close cooperation with industry and business provide valuable practical insights into the courses, exciting projects and promising career prospects.

The course is practice-oriented and, if you are interested in the big wide world and getting to know other cultures, also international. This is because we maintain partnerships with universities and colleges worldwide.

Quality instead of quantity - optimal support for students

Students at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria are optimally supported: by modern infrastructure, personal support in small groups and by competent teams in the libraries, in the International Offices and in the degree program secretariats.

Business start-ups by graduates are particularly supported by the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria: The Startup Center with offices in Hagenberg, Steyr and Wels provides advice and support and offers infrastructure and advisory support. A number of successful entrepreneurial careers have already begun at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, and globally successful start-ups such as Runtastic have emerged from it.

Study where new knowledge is created

And during their studies, students can also get a taste of research - because we are not only the "strongest research university" in Austria, we are also a leader in applied research and development in the German-speaking world. Students already benefit from this during their studies - research results flow directly into teaching and there is also the opportunity to work on projects.

Worldwide network and partners on all continents

A network of around 260 partner universities in 60 countries is constantly connected to the FH Upper Austria. In addition to the current 12 English-language degree programs and around 18 double-degree programs and 1 triple-degree program, the English-language offering is being continuously expanded and includes over 300 courses.

In addition to a semester abroad, the professional internship can also be completed abroad. However, many students also use the international networks to subsequently complete a Master's degree abroad or to start their professional career in an international company. There are also funding opportunities for internships abroad.

Making international contacts

Over 500 exchange students spend their semester abroad at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria every year. Students from all over the world meet at the four faculties. Through joint courses and events, you get to know cultural similarities and differences and gain valuable experience.