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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  • The University of Salzburg is participating in the MORE-Project of the Austrian Universities: The aim is that refugees have the possibility of accessing a university education.
    In the Winter Semester 2015/16 on Thursdays, from 17:15 to 18:45 in HS Anna Bahr-Mildenburg (Unipark Nonntal, Erzabt-Klotz-Straße 1, 5020 Salzburg, EG).
    Offer refugees a meaningful and sustainable way to everyday employment - that is the goal of the joint action "IT for Refugees" of the Research Studios Austria Forschungsgesellschaft (RSA FG) and the Inter-faculty Department Geoinformatics, University of Salzburg (Z_GIS). In a working laboratory, refugees with IT skills can apply their skills and reorient themselves in a new research environment.
    Every Thursday, from 17:00 to 19:00, in Hörsaal 381 at Rudolfskai 42, a number of lectures on "Politics, History and Culture in Austria in the 20th and 21st Centuries" will be presented in English. The introductory lecture will take place on 8 October, and will be delivered by University Professor and Vice-Rector, Sylvia Hahn.
    The conference "Perspektiven der romanistischen Fachdidaktik" in the Unipark Nonntal introduces a series of events at the University of Salzburg that provides targeted questions about the relationship of the subject didactics of the specialized sciences.
    On Wednesday, 23 September, the University of Salzburg, in cooperation with the Emperor Shield Foundation, awarded for the fifth time the Dr. Hans Riegel Award for outstanding student work. This year, prizes were awarded for a total value of 3,600 €.
    On the occasion of the Salzburg Lecture, "The Fugitive", organizers of the University, City and Student Union Salzburg asked for donations to the SOS Clearing House Salzburg. There, underage unaccompanied refugees are housed who are supported and promoted in coping with everyday life and to learn German.
    Important dates and information about registration for courses offered at the Language Centre during the Winter Semester 2015/16.
    Wolfgang Schlager – Scale Invariance of Sediment Patterns –Expression of Fundamental Principles. In 2015, Wolfgang Schlager was awarded the Jean Baptiste Lamarck-Medal of the European Union of Geosciences in recognition of his contributions to the study of marine carbonates ( Schlager /).
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    EUROPA NEU DENKEN. Michael Fischer Symposion 2015. Die Erweiterung der Europäischen Union von den Küsten aus betrachtet – Die andere(n) Seite(n) des Meeres. Unter der Schirmherrschaft von EU-Kommissar Johannes Hahn
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