Your FIRST STEPS into university life

Choosing a degree programme and embarking on a new phase of your life is an exciting time: It’s a time of opportunities, but also of challenges. The University of Klagenfurt offers prospective students and first-semester students a wide range of guidance services.

Here, we provide important information, helpful tips and useful tricks that will help you to get your life as a student off to a good start.

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Living a mere stone’s throw from the university

Living in a community full of people and still somehow finding enough space for oneself: Hannes from Oberwart in Burgenland tells us why he chose to live in a student dorm in Klagenfurt. Read more

MONEY TALK during your time at university

Rooms in shared flats or student dorms, food and drink, clothes, books and course material, hobbies – studying costs money. Even if you are one of the lucky ones with financial support from your parents – being able to earn a bit of extra money will offer you more freedom. And there is a lot you can do.

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English and American Studies: A passion for language and culture

Ateesha Sethia’s decision to study in Klagenfurt was a thoughtful one. After all, the student of English and American Studies, has seen over 50 countries and has lived in 7 of them before choosing to stay here. After growing up in a city of 15 million people, calling herself a “big-city-person”, she values Klagenfurt as a city that offers the best of both worlds – an abundance of nature and still, all the amenities of a big city. 

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