University of Salzburg Welcome Guide

The Welcome Guide for exchange students outlines important information concerning the administrative procedures for your semester/ year abroad at the University of Salzburg. The new edition 2019/2020 of the Welcome Guide is available to download below.

Students seeking a Degree from the University of Salzburg

International students who would like to join a degree program at the University of Salzburg will find a summary of the  necessary information here. Please keep in mind that in order to pursue a degree at the University of Salzburg, you will need to have an adequate command of the German language. For detailed information, please refer to the website of the Students Service Centre. Please be aware that some homepages are not yet available in English. Our colleagues at the Student Service Centre, Fabiola Fliegel and Alexander Jaehrig, are happy to give additional advice.

PLUSonline Student Service Platform

As of the 2007/08 academic year, the University initiated a new online platform intended to make tasks such as enrolment in classes, obtaining information about courses etc., easier and more convenient for students. This platform is called PLUSonline. Access the PLUSonline user manual for information about ease-of-use and other features.

Information for Students with Special Needs

Students with special needs at the University ofSalzburg should contact the office for disability &diversity. The ÖH also has an office for social affairs where students with disabilities can get help.

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