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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