Studying in Salzburg

The number of international students coming to study at the University of Salzburg has increased over the past several years. Approximately 30 percent of all students studying at the university are foreign nationals. They either attend regular courses within the framework of an exchange program, or they are full-time, degree seeking students.

Information for Exchange Students Who Want to Study at the University of Salzburg within the Framework of a Bilateral Agreement

The information on the following pages are directed primarily towards those students who are full-time students at a university abroad and want to spend one semester or a whole year at the University of Salzburg within the framework of an exchange program (without seeking a degree from the University of Salzburg).

Information for International Students Who Want to Earn a Degree from the University of Salzburg

The international students who are seeking a degree from the University of Salzburg can find the relevant information on the homepage of the Student Service Centre. For more information on “Studying at an Austrian University” go to

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  • From a total of 113 submissions, Lisa Virtbauer (right) and Ines Deibl from the School of Education of the University of Salzburg with their project "Bee a Scientist" were 1st prize winners in the amount of 15,000 euros.
    Eight student teachers from the University of Salzburg have received a certificate for the completion of the basic module of the study supplement "Bewegtes Lernen".
    As of Winter Semester 2016/17, Dominik van Aaken is awarded a professorship at the Department of Social and Economic Sciences at the Law Faculty of the University of Salzburg. His lectures deal with "business management theory with a focus on strategic management and organization".
    Somewhat exhausted, but extremely satisfied; Assoc.-Prof. Stephen Wickham and the two students Anita Sinner and Philipp Wenta have returned from their expedition aboard FS Meteor.
    Since the demand for linguistic support for asylum seekers continues to be high, the Sprachenzentrum, in co-operation with the ÖDaF and the Department of German Studies, is again offering a workshop series for volunteers in the Winter Semester.
    Presented to the public in the Auditorium of the Grünen Hörsaal on 17 October, the opening ceremony of the new Doctorate School PLUS course "Biomolecules: structure, function and regulation" was filled to capacity.
    Workshop in Kunstquartier / Science & Art (Atelier, 1st floor, Bergstrasse 12a, Start time: 11.00h)
    The lecture series "Total Immersion - Spiritual Travel" by the Department of Sociology and Cultural Studies, in cooperation with the Master’s Program, Religious Studies, begins at the start of the Winter Semester. Lecture dates are on Wednesdays from 13:15 to 14:45, GESWI, Rudolfskai 42, HS 387. All interested persons are welcome!
    In WS 2016/17, the Department of History has organized the lecture series "Die Spänglers. Eine Salzburger Kaufmannsfamilie des 18. Jahrhunderts". The lectures are held on Mondays from 17:15 to 18:45, HS 380, Rudolfskai 42. All interested persons are welcome! Next date: 31.10.2016, Prof. Reinhold Reith, economic, social and environmental history, theme "Familie, Haushalt und Handlungen - Akteure, Netzwerke und Strategien".
    Memorial event on the occasion of the November pogrom in the Universitätsbibliothek.
    The IFFB Sport- & Bewegungswissenschaft / USI and the Uni 55-PLUS of the University of Salzburg have organized a series of lectures on "The Body in Postmoderne - Between Disembodiment and Body Awareness" in WS 2016/17. Lecture dates are Wednesdays from 16:15 to 17:45, at the Max-Gandolph-Library. Next lecture: 16 November, "From asceticism to orgasm constraint" with H.J. Sander, and "Kaiserwanne - body treatments in postmoderne", with K. Hahn.
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