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, Irene Trummer 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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    Univ. Prof. Dr. Stefan Griller of the Department of Public Law, International and European Law was recently admitted to the prestigious Academia Europaea.
    The topic of fair taxation of the digital economy will be discussed in-depth on 28 February, 2019, in Salzburg, where scientists from the universities of Salzburg, Vienna, Linz and Salzburg Research, as well as experienced representatives of the economic trustees and an expert of the Ministry of Finance (BMF) will lecture.
    By unanimous decision of the jury, Ass. Prof. MMag. Dr. Jörg Paetzold was awarded the Hanns Abele Prize of WU Wien for the best PhD thesis of the last five years in the area of "scientific fundamentals of economic policy".
    This year, the Knowledge Network Law, Economy and Labor, together with the Vienna Center for Legal Informatics (WZRI) of the University of Vienna, has organized what is now the largest and most important scientific conference in Austria and Central Europe in the field of legal informatics: the International Legal Informatics Symposium IRIS. The event will be held from February 21 to 23, 2019, at the Faculty of Law of the University of Salzburg.
    Insights into the soul-dreamed world of magic, Nataliya Elmers offers her paintings in oil and acrylic.
    The University of Salzburg and the Wissensstadt Salzburg invite the general public to the international Open NanoScience Congress at the Unipark Nonntal on 26 February, 2019. Scientists offer insights into current research projects, whether on nanosafety or novel nanomaterials. The students from the Sparkling Science Project "Nan-O-Style" are also involved in the Congress and will present their work on nanomaterials in modern lifestyle products.
    For many years now, the international research team of Angela Schottenhammer has been collecting and editing Chinese sources on maritime Asia.
    The ONSC will take place on Tuesday, 26 February, 2019, from 9:00 – 13:00 in the Unipark Nonntal, Salzburg.
    Prof. Dr. Angela Schottenhammer is part of a multi-disciplinary, international team of scholars under the directorship of Professor Gwyn Campbell of McGill University that has been awarded a $2.5 million partnership grant funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) to investigate six periods of historical and contemporary environmental (e.g. climate change, volcanism, monsoons, cyclones, drought) ...
    Guest lecture by Herrn. Assoz.-Prof. Dr. Gerald Grabherr (University of Innsbruck) on Monday, 4 March, 2019, 18:30, Residenzplatz 1, Abguss-Sammlung SR E.33.
    Important dates and information for registering with the Language Centre for courses offered during the Summer Semester 2019.
    The (English-language) seminar on “Transnational Supply Chains and Domestic Human Rights Litigation” deals with legal questions that arise when human rights abuses in transnational supply chains give rise to domestic law suits.
    Summer Term 2019: Seminar Space Law …with an excursion to the European Space Agency and a visit to the new VEGA observatory.
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    21.02.19 Orientation Week SoSe 2019: Unipark Bibliothek - Information und Führung (Deutsch)
    21.02.19 Orientation Week SoSe 2019: Unipark library - information and tour (English)
    21.02.19 Orientation Week SoSe 2019: Unipark library - information and tour (English)
    21.02.19 Orientation Week SoSe 2019: fortress tour
    21.02.19 IRIS 2019
    22.02.19 IRIS 2019
    22.02.19 Orientation Week SoSe 2019: main library - information and tour (English)
    22.02.19 Orientation Week SoSe 2019: Hauptbibliothek - Information und Führung (Deutsch)
    23.02.19 IRIS 2019
    26.02.19 Öl- und Acrylmalerei • Nataliya Elmer
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