University of Salzburg Universität Salzburg 


IAU Member


top General Information


Street:Kapitelgasse 4-6



Post Code:5020

Tel.:+43(662) 8044-0

Fax:+43(662) 8044-145


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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 citizens, 363,36 per semester; non EU citizens, 726,72 (EUR)



Student Body


top Officers

Head : Heinrich Schmidinger

Job title:Rector

Senior Administrative Officer : Sylvia Hahn

Job title:Vice-Rector for International Relations and Communication

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 : Arts and Humanities

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 : Catholic Theology

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

Faculty : Law

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

Faculty : Natural Sciences

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:Engineering

Master's Degree

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Law, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Social Sciences, Sports, Theology

Doctor of Philosophy

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


also teacher training courses

top Student Services and Facilities

Student Services

Academic Counselling


Facilities for Disabled People

Nursery Care

Social Counselling

Sports Facilities

Main Press


Updated on 14-04-2015