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top General Information


Street:Kapitelgasse 4-6



Post Code:5020

Tel.:+43(662) 8044-0


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Institution Funding



Founded 1617 as School by Archbishop Paris Lodron, became University 1622, dissolved 1810. Re-established 1962. A State institution financed by the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Culture.

Academic Year

October to June (October-January; March-June)

Admission Requirements

Secondary school certificate (Reifezeugnis), or recognized foreign equivalent

Tuition Fees

National:EU residents, 363,36 per semester (EUR)

International:Non EU residents, 726,72 (EUR)



Accrediting Agency

Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research (Bundesministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft und Forschung – BMBWF)

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Hendrik Lehnert

Job title:Rector

Senior Administrative Officer : Nicola Hüsing

Job title:Vice Rector for Research and Sustainability

International Relations Officer : Peter Mayr

Job title:Director of International Relations

top Divisions

Centre : GeoInformatics

Fields of study:Computer Science

Centre : Interdisciplinary Research on Medieval Studies

Fields of study:History, Medieval Studies

Centre : Interdisciplinary Research on Metamorphic Changes in the Arts

Fields of study:Aesthetics, Cultural Studies, Social Studies

Centre : Jewish Culture History

Fields of study:Jewish Studies

Centre : Neurocognitive Linguistics

Fields of study:Linguistics

Centre : Poverty Research

Faculty : Catholic Theology

Fields of study:Bible, Catholic Theology, History of Religion, Philosophy, Theology

Faculty : Culture and Social Sciences

Fields of study:Communication Studies, Cultural Studies, Dance, English, Fine Arts, German, History, Linguistics, Music, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Romance Languages, Slavic Languages, Social Sciences, Sociology

Faculty : Law

Fields of study:European Union Law, Labour Law, Law, Private Law, Public Law

Faculty : Science

Fields of study:Cell Biology, Computer Science, Geography, Geology, Mathematics, Molecular Biology, Natural Sciences, Physics, Psychology

Research Division : BioScience and Health

Fields of study:Biological and Life Sciences, Health Sciences

Research Division : Education and Art

Fields of study:Education, Fine Arts

Research Division : Information and Communication Technologies and Society

Fields of study:Communication Studies, Information Technology

More details:ICT&S

Research Division : Law, Economics and Employment

Fields of study:Economics, Law

top Degrees

Bachelor's Degree

Fields of study:Ancient Civilizations, Art History, Biology, Christian Religious Studies, Communication Arts, Computer Science, Dance, Engineering, English, French, Geography, Geology, German, History, Italian, Law, Linguistics, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Portuguese, Psychology, Slavic Languages, Sociology, Spanish, Sports Medicine


Fields of study:Computer Science, Engineering

Master's Degree

Fields of study:Ancient Civilizations, Archaeology, Arts and Humanities, Chemistry, Christian Religious Studies, Communication Arts, Data Processing, Geography, Geology, German, History, Judaic Religious Studies, Law, Linguistics, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Physics, Social Sciences, Sports, Sports Medicine, Theology

Doctor of Philosophy

Fields of study:Catholic Theology, Economics, Education, Law, Natural Sciences, Philosophy


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Updated on 22-04-2020