Salzburg University of Applied Sciences

mission statement

The Salzburg University of Applied Sciences encourages the potential of its students and staff The Salzburg University of Applied Sciences is an interdisciplinary advanced thinker and mainspring in the development of business, science and society in and beyond the region - in Economics & Technology, Media & Design, Health & Social Matters, its areas of competence. The modular form of instruction offered guarantees the students individual flexibility and makes a specialised orientation towards the growing competition and the enlarged EU labour market possible. Alongside imparting specialised knowledge, the goal with the greatest priority is the stimulation of personal potential and capabilities to act in a way that is self confident, that demonstrates self organisation and social skills. This applies equally to students, lecturers and the staff who provide essential services.

international role

Salzburg University of Applied Sciences collaborates with institutions in Europe, the Americas, Asia and Australia in international projects as well as faculty and student exchange.

national role

The degree programme Design & Product Management started in 2002 and has been rapidly developing since then. We fulfil industry’s demand for creative, strategic designers and provide a productive, competent and creative link to the worlds of business, design and technology. We offer an emphasis on modern international developments and lectures by top professionals from German-speaking countries and abroad. MultiMediaArt builds a strong foundation in all aspeects of creative and business media studies, offers a high degree of both interdisciplinarity and specialization in design, audio, video, animation and game design. It maintains the highest academic standards necessary for a successful media career and offers opportunities for international cooperations throughout Europe and overseas.

main focus

Salzburg University of Applied Sciences acts as a "transfer node" for academia, society and business. As such, the university’s social relevance extends well beyond the campus itself, with the university making a significant and sustainable contribution to the success of the Salzburg region and farther afield.

faculties and departments

Engineering,  Business Management and Social Work, Design, Media & Arts and  Health Studies

bachelor level programs

  • Biomedical Science
  • Business Management
  • Business Informatics and Digital Transformation
  • Design & Productmanagement
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Nursing
  • Midwifery
  • Forest Products Technology & Timber Construction
  • Information Technology & Systems Management
  • Innovation & Management in Tourism
  • SME-Management & Entrepreneurship
  • MultiMediaArt
  • MultiMediaTechnology
  • Orthoptics
  • Physiotherapy
  • Radiation Technology
  • Smart Building
  • Social Work

master level programs

  • Applied Imange and Signal Processing
  • Business Management
  • Design & Product Management
  • Forest Products Technology & Management
  • Information Technology & Systems Management
  • Innovation & Management in Tourism
  • MultiMediArt
  • MultiMediaTechnology
  • Human-Computer-Interaction
  • Smart Buildings in Smart Cities - Energy Infrastructure and District Renovation
  • Social Innovation

subject areas for exchange students

All Departments, faculties, subjects are areas for exchange students

teaching languages

German, English

semester dates

Autumn term: mid September – first week of February Summer term: last week of February – mid July

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