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University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria

Check whether the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria is right for you as an international student.

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Study abroad at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria

University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria (FH Upper Austria) is a dynamic institution based in the charming city of Wels, in northern Austria. FH Upper Austria has other campuses in Hagenberg, Linz, and Steyr.

The University offers 68 undergraduate and postgraduate programs across a range of innovative disciplines, including software engineering, global sales and marketing, digital arts, and medical technology - there’s a course for all at FH Upper Austria.

FH Upper Austria’s unique teaching approach is practically orientated. The University believes real-world experience is incredibly useful, valuable, and important, which is why internships are a compulsory part of many programs.

The campuses are wonderful places to study and live, thanks to a multitude of modern facilities and amenities. Each campus houses fantastic dining zones, awesome sports areas, excellent study spaces, and lively social spots.

Why study at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria?

  • Renowned staff

    Learn from highly respected industry leaders

  • Global connections

    Partnerships with over 240 universities across 60 countries

  • Work experience

    Boost employability with internships and placements

  • Great location

    Upper Austria is very scenic, charming, and student-friendly

Life as an international student

FH Upper Austria is a popular institution, especially among international students. There are around 900 overseas students currently enrolled at the University - students from abroad make up almost 15% of the entire student body. The atmosphere is super friendly and eclectic.

Each campus has excellent support services for overseas students. Each site has an international office - the team assists students with anything they need, whether it's visa issues or getting acquainted with Austrian life.

The University is a hive of activity - there are lots of activities and events to dive into, including sports games, networking sessions, theaters, and cookery clubs. There’s plenty of opportunities to make amazing lifelong connections.

Student life & facilities

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  • Library
    • Individual Study Rooms
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Bars
    • Restaurants
    • Cafe’s
  • Fitness Centre
    • Fitness Classes
  • IT Support
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
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    • Campus parking
  • Sports Facilities
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  • Tutoring Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support
    • Peer & Buddy Program

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Fees and funding

  • Undergraduate Tuition - €1,454 per year
  • Graduate Tuition - €1,454 per year

International Performance Scholarship

  • Amount - €1,000
  • Requirements - Excellent academic performance


University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria

Softwarepark 11, 4232 Hagenberg im Mühlkreis, Austria

FH Upper Austria’s campuses are located in fabulous Austrian cities. There’s so much to see and explore in the Upper Austria region. Students have access to brilliant transport networks, tourist sites, great food, nature spots, and cultural districts.

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Visa requirements for the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria

Many international students will require a visa to study in Austria, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

Austria student visa requirements