Why study in Hagenberg

A diverse, top-ranked study programme, a practice-oriented education with the best job prospects, and all this in the middle of the dynamic software park Hagenberg with numerous companies and research institutes - all this and more speaks for us.

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The University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria Faculty of Computer Science, Communication and Media in Hagenberg is more than an educational institution - it is an innovation centre that offers students the opportunity to learn and grow in a dynamic environment. Here are some reasons why anyone interested in IT and media should study here:

  1. Excellent academic programmes with a practical focus: The Faculty of Hagenberg offers a wide range of Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes in the fields of computer science, media technology and design, digital communication and more. Our programmes are practice-oriented and closely linked to industry.
  2. Outstanding applied research: As a leading research institution in the University of Applied Sciences sector in German-speaking countries, we pride ourselves on carrying out innovative projects with a high degree of practical relevance in collaboration with industry. Our students have the opportunity to participate in these projects and learn from leading experts in their field.
  3. State-of-the-art facilities: Our campus infrastructure includes state-of-the-art laboratories, studios, lecture halls, workspaces and equipment, as well as technologies that enable students to realise their full potential and gain practical experience.
  4. In the heart of Softwarepark Hagenberg: As part of Softwarepark Hagenberg, which combines education, research and companies with an IT and media focus, our University of Applied Sciences is located in a unique environment characterised by technological innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit. This location offers students direct access to leading companies and research institutions and enables them to benefit from a vibrant tech community - and not just in the form of projects.
  5. Study internationally: The University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria places great emphasis on internationality. We maintain partnerships with renowned universities and companies around the world and offer our students the opportunity to gain international experience, whether through exchange programmes or internships abroad, or on campus through English-language degree programmes and courses, international events and guest professors.
  6. Career opportunities: Graduates of the Faculty of Hagenberg are in high demand in the business world. Thanks to our strong links with industry and our practice-orientated curriculum, our graduates are ideally equipped to succeed in their careers at home and abroad.
  7. Active, close-knit student community: Our faculty has a lively and committed student community, which is characterised by numerous student organisations, clubs and events. From game and animation jams and coding contests to specialist lectures and social events, there are many opportunities to get involved, make new friends and build valuable networks that will last beyond graduation. This active community encourages the exchange of ideas and supports the personal and professional development of each individual as well as the realisation of start-up plans.

Discover the exciting opportunities offered by studying in Hagenberg and start a career on a solid foundation of knowledge, innovation and practical experience!