Studying in Salzburg

The number of international students coming to study at the University of Salzburg has increased over the past several years. Around 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 an 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 take a degree from the University of Salzburg

The international students who want to take 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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  • Salzburg University Professor Rolf Ostheim will have his 90th birthday on April 24, 2015. He was a Professor of Civil and Commercial Law at the Law Faculty of the University of Salzburg from 1968 until his retirement in 1993. Professor Ostheim’s many scientific publications are characteristic his of special care; in fact, often, the legislature has adopted the proposals developed by Ostheim.
    1-3 May, 2015: Congress "Sucht: Wege aus dem Verfallen-Sein".
    28 April, 2015, 17:00 at the Catholic Theological Faculty, Universitätsplatz 1, 5020 Salzburg, EG. Theme: leibvoll. leidvoll. lustvoll. Wieviel Schönheit braucht die Scham?
    28 April, 2015, 17:00 and 19:30, Kunstquartier, Bergstr. 12a: Workshop Discussion and Reading with Olga Flor. Moderator: Christa Gürtler.
    30 April, 2015, 18:30, University Library: Object Art | Ceramics • Christine Wimmer-Gaibinger
    Thursday, 30 April, 2015, 17-19:00, HS 380 GesWi (Rudolfskai 42, Salzburg) Dr. Ulrich Knufinke (Braunschweig)
    VaKE ... what has happened so far - how can it progress? An event of the Department of Education.
    As part of the Day of Teaching, the University of Salzburg presented awards for outstanding teaching. From a total of 39 submissions, the Jury selected three introductory seminars and one lecture.
    This summer semester, the University of Salzburg and the University of Linz are offering the joint lecture series, "Disability Studies", which will take place in Salzburg 8-9 May and in Linz 29-30 May, 2015. Researchers and cultural workers present from current work and deal with the phenomenon of disability in the context of participation, inclusion, representation, art and cultural forms in Austria.
    Kurt-Zopf Prize – Call for 2015 Thanks to a generous bequest by Mr. Kurt Zopf, who bestowed upon the University of Salzburg a yearly endowment of 10.000, - EUR, it is time again for the open call for recipient(s) of the Kurt Zopf Prize. This award is given for internationally renowned publication achievements of research staff members from the University of Salzburg.
    On 31 March, 2015, the ceremonial handing over of the "Iconotheca Valvasoriana", one of the most important early Baroque graphic collections took place.
    For outstanding theses in the field of natural sciences, Vera was Esser and Maria Österbauer were awarded the Marie-Andessner prize.
    In today's meeting of the Salzburg University Council, chaired by Professor Dr. Hans Moser, all four Vice Rectors of the University of Salzburg were reappointed for the next Rectorate period of 1 October, 2015 to 30 September of 2019.
  • Veranstaltungen
  • 27.04.15

    Ringvorlesung: Adelskultur am Ende des Ancien Régime


    Sexualität - Macht - Gewalt


    Atelier Gespräch: Art, Language, Research - Interventions of Contemporary Artists in Museums


    Religion und Politik: historische und systematische Dimensionen eines aktuellen Spannungsverhältnisses


    Werkstattgespräch und Lesung: Olga Flor "Ich in Gelb"
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