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A wide range of programmes and courses, a modern infrastructure & welcoming atmosphere are all factors that make the University of Klagenfurt such a great place to study.

Programmes offered

At the University of Klagenfurt, you can choose from a varied range of programmes spanning business, technology, languages, culture and sustainability. Here you will find a summary of each of our 18 Bachelor’s degree programmes, 27 Master’s degree programmes, 13 teacher training programmes and 5 Doctoral programmes.

Interested in business programmes such as Business Administration, Business & Law, Geography, Industrial Engineering or Information Management? Find out all about AAU business programmes by clicking the link below!

Would you like to work in a technological field such as informatics, mathematics, information & communication technologies, robotics or information management? If so, you can find out more about AAU technology programmes here.

Information & advice

WhatsApp Student Guidance Service

We are pleased that you are interested in studying at the University of Klagenfurt. The WhatsApp student guidance service offers uncomplicated fast answers to all questions:

  • Which degree programmes do we offer?
  • Where can I find out about the degree programmes on offer?
  • When does registration start?
  • Are there any entrance examinations or specific requirements?
  • Who can I contact for what?

The WhatsApp number: +43 664 963 31 09

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We look forward to receiving your questions! Your data will not be stored or passed on to third parties. Twice a year, at the end of every semester, all chats will be deleted.

Whether you’re a future student or a current student, below you will find a list of the most important contacts at the University of Klagenfurt.

Student Guidance Service

Telephone: +43 463 2700 9325
E-mail: studieninfo [at] aau [dot] at

Admissions and Examinations Office

Austrian National Students’ Union (ÖH) Service Centre

Telephone: +43  463 2700 8800
E-mail: servicecenter [at] oeh-klagenfurt [dot] at
Website:  www.oeh-klagenfurt.at






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Why study at the University of Klagenfurt?

  • Personal and individual

    No overcrowded lecture halls, the personal interaction of teachers and students, and an atmosphere based on partnership – all these combine to provide ideal conditions for studying!

  • Broad range of degree programmes

    Four faculties offer degree programmes covering the four areas of business and economics, culture, languages, and technical sciences.

  • International networks

    The university maintains cooperation agreements with a large number of leading corporations and universities across the globe, paving the way to exciting internships and periods of study abroad!

  • A convenient size

    No long distances to cover: courses, residential buildings, sports facilities and, last but not least, Lake Wörthersee, all lie close together in Klagenfurt.

  • Interdisciplinary and practice-oriented

    Interdisciplinarity as a key feature of the AAU leads to interesting cross-faculty choices and combination options. This modern and practice-oriented approach ensures excellent career prospects!

  • Attractive and modern site

    The AAU is the most attractive campus university in Austria. With a charming campus in leafy surroundings and modern infrastructure, it is possible to blend studying and leisure in a single location.

  • Quality of life

    Klagenfurt, home to around 100,000 inhabitants, is a modern city with a high quality of living and with a Mediterranean flair. The campus is situated very close to a number of winter sports resorts, lakes, and the Adriatic.

Drop-in student guidance

Inform yourself! Do you have questions about studying or campus life? Every second Thursday from 1 to 4 pm we advise prospective students individually and without registration.

When: October 17, 2019 | October 24, 2019 | November 7, 2019 | November 21, 2019 | December 5, 2019 | December 19, 2019 | January 9, 2020 | January 23, 2020 | February 6, 2020 | February 20, 2020 | March 5, 2020 | April 16, 2020 | May 7, 2020 | May 28, 2020 | June 18th, 2020

E-mail: studieninfo [at] aau [dot] at

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Master Info Week

Get to know our 27 Master’s degree programmes via live sessions.

The Master Info Week is an online event.

When: 2 to 5 June 2020

E-mail: studieninfo [at] aau [dot] at

Further information can be found here: www.aau.at/en/prospective-students/infoweek

Open Day

School’s finished so what now?  At the University of  Klagenfurt’s Open Day, you can get help, support and advice on the programmes and training courses available at the university.

The University of  Klagenfurt’s next Open Day will be held in on 13 March 2020.

The Open Day on 13 March 2020 has been postponed!  A new date for the Open Day will be announced in due course.

The Open Day gives you the chance to attend workshops and short lecture tasters, take a tour of the campus and library, and find out more from current students and staff about the University of  Klagenfurt programmes and courses.

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Das Be First Team an der Universität Klagenfurt

Be First!

Be First! is our mentoring programme for young people who are thinking about taking up a degree. Trained mentors, who are themselves currently enrolled in a degree programme at the University of  Klagenfurt, encourage young people, who are the first in their family to consider attending university. They provide tips and advice during the last year of school, share their personal experiences of student life, offer guidance when it comes to choosing the right degree programme, and accompany freshers as they enter university and throughout the first year. We want to ensure that you are ready to plan your future even before you finish school!

Want to know more? Get in touch at beFirst [at] aau [dot] at !

Participation at educational fairs

The University of Klagenfurt is represented at numerous trade fairs, where you can obtain information about courses and services related to studying.

In the academic year 2019/20, you can visit us at our booth at the following fairs in Austria and internationally:

Trade fairs in Austria

BeSt³ Graz (17 – 19 October 2019)

Master and More Vienna (15 November 2019)

Bachelor and More Vienna (16 November 2019)

BeSt³ Salzburg (21 – 24 November 2019)

Master and More Graz (21 January 2020)

BeSt³ Vienna (5 – 8 March 2020)

Master Lounge Innsbruck (29 April 2020)

International trade fairs

Integral EDU Fair WEF Sofia, Bulgaria (5 – 6 October 2019)

Education and Scholarship Fair Zagreb, Croatia (15 – 17 October 2019)

Integral EDU Fair WEF Ljubljana, Slovenia (16 November 2019)

Master and More Munich, Germany (17 January 2020)

Informativa Ljubljana, Slovenia (24 – 25 January 2020)

Integral EDU Fair WEF Bucharest, Romania (29 February -1 March 2020)

EDU Fair Belgrade, Serbia (6 – 7 March 2020)

Master and More Nuremberg, Germany (8 May 2020)

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Received a top grade in your school leaving qualification?

The Faculty of Management and Economics’ international funding programme is aimed at students who have passed their school leaving qualification with an “excellent” or “good” grade and who are starting a Bachelor’s degree programme in Business Administration and/or Business and Law at Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt. If your application for the programme is successful, you will be guaranteed a place at a partner university for your semester abroad!

With 35 partner universities in the EU and a further 52 Joint Study partners all over the world, your semester abroad is certain to be an unforgettable experience. The following mobility programmes are available:

  • Erasmus+ semester abroad
  • Joint Study semester abroad
  • Language grants
  • Erasmus+ traineeships
  • Research placements in the EU and abroad
  • Summer schools


Please send your application, along with your school leaving certificate and personal statement, to the following address:

Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt
Faculty of Management and Economics
“International Funding Programme” Siegrid Erken-Hüttner
Universitätsstraße 65–67
9020 Klagenfurt am Wörthersee, Austria

Queries & information:

Siegrid Erken-Hüttner
Telephone: +43 463 2700 4009
E-mail: siegrid [dot] erken-huettner [at] aau [dot] at

The campus & local area

The University of  Klagenfurt is located in western Klagenfurt, close to Lake Wörthersee and is one of the few campus universities in Austria. The campus  covers a total area of around 100,254 m². The campus is also home to the University Sports Institute (USI), the most modern institute of its kind in Austria. The University of  Klagenfurt campus is surrounded by a wide range of accommodation and eating options, which makes it the perfect place to learn, relax and unwind!