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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    "The Paris-Lodron-University Salzburg sincerely congratulates its honorary doctor, Peter Handke, on the award of the Nobel Prize for Literature 2019", emphasizes Rector Hendrik Lehnert. The University’s bond to the life and work of this important Austrian author is documented on several levels, in particular with the Salzburg Germanists and the Literary Archive, according to Lehnert.
    On 8 October, the priest and theologian, Gideon Pwakim, was awarded the Erwin Kräutler Prize 2019 for his successful liberation-theological and socio-scientific discussion of religiously charged conflicts in his homeland of Nigeria. The prize is named after the longtime Bishop of Xingu/Brazil and alternative Nobel laureate, Erwin Kräutler, who has campaigned for over five decades for the rights of the people in the Amazon.
    On his 39th wedding anniversary, the University of Salzburg adopted university professor, Heinrich Schmidinger, as Rector. He now looks forward to a little less responsibility, he said at the ceremony in the Großen Universitätsaula.
    On 18 September, 2019, the second round of Karriere_Mentoring III, the career development program for female scientists (PhD and post-doctoral students) of the Universities of Krems, Linz and Salzburg, began.
    The Thomas-Bernhard-Tage of St. Veit celebrate their 25th anniversary in 2019.
    Dr. Stéphanie E. Binder (Bar-Ilan University, Israel) Wednesday, 16 October, 2019, 18:00 c.t., Room, E.33 (Abguss-Sammlung), Residenzplatz 1, 5020 Salzburg.
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    This year Japan and Austria celebrate the 150th anniversary of the signing of the bilateral friendship treaty. On this occasion, the University of Salzburg is organizing the conference "Japan and Viennese Modernism" in cooperation with the city and province of Salzburg.
    The Department of Slavonic Studies would like to cordially invite you, together with the cultural center DAS KINO, to the fourth part of our successful cinema series of East and Central European films. The film club "Slawistyka, Slavistika, Cлавистика" presents award-winning current Polish, Russian and Czech films with social and political themes.
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