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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 19 Bachelor’s degree programmes, 28 Master’s degree programmes, 14 teacher training programmes and 5 Doctoral programmes.

Are you interested in language, cultural and social science topics? You want to deal with cultures, languages & communication? Or do you deal with pedagogical, philosophical, psychological employees? Get to know the range of courses on offer at the Faculty of Humanities and Cultural Sciences!

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.

Do you want to become a teacher for secondary general education (school types NMS, AHS, BMHS (Polytechnic School, BS, HAK, HASCH, HTL, HLW, …) and teach future generations? Find out here which subjects are offered at the University of Klagenfurt!

You are not alone!

Due to the coronavirus, there is no counselling directly on campus, but we are still available for you by phone: +43 463 2700 9325, Facebook and Instagram. We can also be reached on WhatsApp: +43 664 963 31 09 or you can send us an email: studieninfo [at] aau [dot] at. We are looking forward to your enquiries!

Service und Advice

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

    The Student Advisory Service is the first point of contact for all those who want to find out about the content and structure of their studies. If you would like advice on individual studies or would like to know more about Klagenfurt University, please contact us.

    Phone: +43 463 2700 9325
    e-mail: studieninfo [at] aau [dot] at

  • Study representation of the ÖH

    The Austrian National Students’ Union (ÖH) is the legal representative body of all students. The Student Representation (StV) of your study programme is your first point of contact for questions and problems concerning your studies. The StV can also help you with questions concerning the organisation of your studies, such as the preparation of an individual timetable.

    Phone: +43 463 2700 8800
    e-mail: servicecenter [at] oeh-klagenfurt [dot] at

  • Admissions and Examinations Office

    If you want to enrol for a degree programme, have questions about examination recognition or the examination system, the Admissions Office is there for you. They can help with questions about the examination book and are the central point of contact for students from enrolment to graduation.

    Phone: +43 463 2700 9111
    e-mail: studienabteilung [at] aau [dot] at






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Be First! Mentoring

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 !

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Online Info Sessions

Take the opportunity to inform yourself at the online info sessions!

In short sessions, our student advisors will introduce you to all Bachelor’s degree programmes and provide you with the most important information about studying at the University of Klagenfurt.

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Open Day

School finished – now what? The Open Day at the University of Klagenfurt offers orientation and information on study programmes and training options to all interested parties. There are opportunities to attend workshops and short lectures, take part in campus and library tours and find out about the range of courses offered at the University of Klagenfurt in a personal conversation.

The next “Open Day” will take place on 11 March 2022.

In addition, there will once again be an Online Infoweek,
where you can participate in LIVE sessions and get individual advice.

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Master Online Infoweek

Join our next Master Online Infoweek!

In short presentations you will have the opportunity to get to know all 27 Master’s programmes and receive important information about the study and scholarship programmes at Klagenfurt University.

The Infoweek takes place as an online event. Each day there are several live sessions in which the individual Master’s programmes are presented via video. Afterwards, there is always the opportunity to ask concrete questions or to get advice in the live chat.

You want to network with students? The official Facebook group of the University of Klagenfurt has several thousand members.

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Trial Lectures

Do you want to know what lectures are like?

In this section you will find a selection of so-called taster lectures. These are short lectures designed to give prospective students an impression of what “real” courses at a university are like.

The entire playlist of the taster lectures is available on YouTube-channel of the University of Klagenfurt.

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.

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!

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 2021/22, you can visit us at our booth at the following fairs in Austria and internationally:






3 – 6 March 2022 BeSt Messe, Vienna Vienna on site Fair website
6 May 2022 Master and More, Nuremberg Nuremberg on site Fair website
13 – 15 October 2022 BeSt Messe, Klagenfurt Klagenfurt on site Fair website
9 November 2022 Master and More, Graz Graz on site Fair website
11 – 12 November 2022 Master/Bachelor and More, Vienna Vienna on site Fair website
20 – 21 January 2023 Master/Bachelor and More, Munich Munich on site Fair website

You have decided to study?

Check out our new starters checklist!


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

Personal consultation

Do you have questions about your studies or a field of study? Do you have questions about our offer or would you simply like to have a personal conversation with us? Send us a short message and we will be happy to get back to you!

For questions that are better answered by phone, please call +43 463 2700 9325, but you can also contact us by e-mail. The best way to do this is to fill out the contact form.

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