The University of Klagenfurt (AAU) is a young, lively and innovative university at the intersection of three cultures. It is the largest academic educational institution in Carinthia and a hub for knowledge acquisition, knowledge exchange and knowledge transfer in the entire Alps-Adriatic region. Internationality has been an important characteristic of the University of Klagenfurt since its foundation in 1970. The University of Klagenfurt is an organisation in which around 1,500 employees from 48 countries and around 12,000 students – 2,000 of them international students from over 100 countries – work, teach and learn together.
Whether you as an international student or researcher need a visa to enter Austria depends, among other things, on which country you come from and how long you would like to stay in Austria.
Please make sure you check:
- the foreign law regulations for visas and residence permits before entry
- the registration requirements for registration at the place of residence upon arrival
- The Austrian National Agency (OeAD) now offers a database with information on entry and residence available in German and English, which is intended to help international students and researchers to find the appropriate visa or residence permit for their planned stay in Austria. The database is supplemented by information sheets on specific topics (legalizations, health insurance requirements, etc.). >> Visit the Database
Please note that the University of Klagenfurt can provide you only with information on entry and residence. Only Austrian authorities are entitled to give information on your application and related matters.
If you need help, please contact us by e-mail (internationales [at] aau [dot] at)