Get started! Useful tips for your start at university

You have enrolled and are already looking forward to your first day at university? Then use the following tips and recommendations to get off to a perfect start at the University of Klagenfurt!

ÖH Info-Days

The “Österreichische Hochschüler:innenschaft” (ÖH) is your student representation and helps you with questions concerning your studies.

For your first orientation at the university and for questions in advance, the ÖH offers the “Info-Days” in the auditorium of the University of Klagenfurt before you start your studies:
30 January 2024, 9-12 a.m.
31 January 2024, 9-12 a.m.
1 February 2024, 1-4 p.m.
Campus tours: Tuesday/Wednesday, 9/10/11 a.m. and Thursday, 1/2/3 p.m. The meeting point is at the stand of the Maturant:innenberatung.

More information at Österreichischen Hochschüler:innenschaft (ÖH)

Welcome Days on 4 March 2024

At the Welcome Days you will get a head start into university life and can already earn your first ECTS credit! More information about the Welcome Days

Open Day on 15 March 2024

Visit us at the Open Day and gain an insight into life at the university. Get to know the campus, attend lectures and benefit from the information about many topics concerning studying!

Tutoring & Mentoring Services

The team at Tutoring & Mentoring also offers support throughout your entire studies.

BeFirst! Mentoring programme for first-generation students

If you are the first in your family to study, let us support you! Our mentors are students at the university themselves and will guide you through all aspects of your studies. More information about the BeFirst! Mentoring programme

The student portal

In the web interface you can find and organise everything related to your studies (course registration, your grades, confirmation of enrolment and much more).

Studo PRO – Your entire study programme in one app

With Studo PRO, you’re always up to date: thanks to the calendar, timetable, e-mails, chat and other features, you can organise your studies with ease. More information about Studo

Get to your destination quickly with the interactive campus map!

The campus map helps you to find every room at the university quickly and easily.

Free WLAN on campus

You can use the eduroam WLAN network at the University of Klagenfurt (and many other academic institutions in Europe and beyond). Find out how to log into the network in this blog article about services for students.

Problems with IT issues?

The Central Computing Services (ZID) will be happy to help you.

24-hour library

With your AAU Card and following activation via the student portal, you can use the university library at any time: Log in to the student portal with your university account data, go to settings and register for the 24-hour library. More about the library of the University of Klagenfurt

Stay active with the USI!

The University Sports Institute (USI) offers more than 250 courses in various sports activities. You can find the entire course programme for the coming semester on the USI website. Our recommendation: Don’t wait too long to register, some courses fill up quickly – registration for the summer semester starts on 22 February 2024.

Parking at the university

The parking spaces at the University of Klagenfurt are subject to a fee, but as a student you can buy a cheap long-term parking ticket so that you don’t have to buy a new ticket every day. More information about parking at the university.

Climate-friendly travel to the university – by bus!

On the KMG (Klagenfurt Mobil GmbH) website you can find information about which bus routes currently run to the university from your location.

STUDIbike special rate

The nextbike bike rental system offers a special STUDIbike rate for students. One rental station is located directly at the university – you can currently rent 270 bikes at almost 50 stations in the Klagenfurt area and the surrounding communities.


We wish you a great start to the semester and look forward to meeting you during the Welcome Days! Don’t forget to register for the Welcome Days in the student portal so that you can receive your first ECTS credit straight away 🙂